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May 17 2009 | One Comment
Gaysian Dan Choi Fired for Being Gay

Lt. Dan Choi, an Arabic speaking linguist was recently fired for being honest about his sexuality. In one of his appearances on MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow show, Choi mentions that the army teaches everyone to live and serve with integrity and truth. He adds that by asking all soldiers to have to “lie” about who they are defeats the whole code of being true and having full integrity. Currently an online petition sponsored by the “Courage Campaign” is trying to appeal to the White House to repeal the “don’t ask don’t …

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May 7 2009 | No Comment
“Queer&Asian” A Documentary

“Queer&Asian” is an upcoming documentary film by film maker Ken Takeuchi that sets out to compile stories of queer gaysians in the New York City area. Production has yet to be completed so if anyone is interested in sharing their story, please make sure to contact Ken by visiting the documentary’s official website. Below is a description of the project itself taken from the website:
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Asian and Pacific Islanders in the U.S. face a reality, where they are subjected to racial stereotypes and prejudice in the …