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consenting to normal – Hyejin Shim – Medium

consenting to normal – Hyejin Shim – Medium:

In the mainstream, “real” sexual violence often needs to be proven through a deeply unjust legal system or multiple forms of incontrovertible evidence. Then, it must be brought to “justice” by criminalization and/or complete exile (usually incarceration). […] The legal/binary frame of sexual

Diary Entry #26: My Firsts

thegaysiandiaries:

Dear Diary,

They say you never forget your first love. There’s a reason for this. When you first find yourself taken with another you’re taken by surprise. So, when you fall you free-fall and usually to the bottom of adolescence’s hormonal wishing well. You don’t go in guarded because

Follower Friday: gaysianadventures

Follower Fridays is a series of profiles highlighting members of Gaysian Third Space to showcase the diversity of gaysians in the Community. This week’s featured member is @gaysianadventures.

Who are you?

A current University student who has been lucky and privileged enough to live and work on opposite sides of the world!

G3S Social: National Queer API Conference Edition

Join us in meeting+welcoming G3S friends from across the country when they will be in San Francisco for the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA)’s 2018 National Conference the weekend of July 27-29! Familiar and new faces are all welcome – please bring your friends, too!

When: Sunday, July 29 afternoon

#48: Five Simple Steps | Nancy Podcast | WNYC Studios

#48: Five Simple Steps | Nancy Podcast | WNYC Studios:

KATHY: On the 12th floor, we walk into a place called “Tongzhi Hotline.” The “Hotline” is an inclusive LGBTQ center that runs all kinds of programs for the queer community in Taipei. And it’s literally in an apartment. There are

“People Like Us” is a Singaporean web series following the lives…

“People Like Us” is a Singaporean web series following the lives of four gay men in Singapore, the sexual escapades and relationships that unfold between them, and critical health issues:

So, it’s Friday night, possibly the most important day on the #gayagenda. Rai, Joel, Ridzwan & Issac are prepping themselves before heading out.

Follower Friday: itagaki

Follower Fridays is a series of profiles highlighting members of Gaysian Third Space to showcase the diversity of gaysians in the Community. This week’s featured member is @itagaki

Who are you?

Hi it’s me, as others would call me, Crabby! Or just Daniel, that’s okay too. Your simple, everyday, crustacean based

#Pride30: Social Entrepreneur Trang Tran creates welcoming space for LGBTQ Vietnamese

#Pride30: Social Entrepreneur Trang Tran creates welcoming space for LGBTQ Vietnamese:

Trang Tran is bringing LGBTQ Vietnamese people closer with their loved ones through traditional cuisine. In 2016, the advocate founded QTViet Cafe. With events like the Intergenerational Feast of Resistance, the Oakland-based, pop-up cafe is a gathering place for LGBTQ

FADER Cover Story: Yaeji

FADER Cover Story: Yaeji:

When she produces, Yaeji says she feels an intuitive pull towards house music, which she describes as “neither positive nor negative,” “emotional and nostalgic,” and “energetic.” “I’m always drawn to the same feelings,” she says. “I just end up there somehow every time. Some people say

London Indian Film Festival on Boyz

The London-based magazine Boyz previews the best of Bagri Foundation London Indian Film Festival‘s selection of films for 2018.

With the festival’s concerted effort to ensure diversity in its programme, the Gaysians partner has included a selection of excellent LGBT film.

Boyz writer, Jack Cline, reveals his preferred three films in the

Laks Mann interviewed by Reuters

Gaysians co-founder Laks Mann appeared in an article from Thomson Reuters Foundation, which covered an interview with Indian actor, Manoj Bajpayee, during the Bagri Foundation London Indian Film Festival 2018.  

Bajpayee discussed the need for increased screen time of LGBT characters in Bollywood movies to help bring about a shift

Laks Mann interviewed by Reuters

Gaysians co-founder Laks Mann appeared in an article from Thomson Reuters Foundation, which covered an interview with Indian actor, Manoj Bajpayee, during the Bagri Foundation London Indian Film Festival 2018.  

Bajpayee discussed the need for increased screen time of LGBT characters in Bollywood movies to help bring about a shift

Follower Friday: ohnoitsian

Follower Fridays is a series of profiles highlighting members of Gaysian Third Space to showcase the diversity of gaysians in the Community. This week’s featured member is @ohnoitsian.

Who are you?

My name is Gian Carlo. I am thirty years old of age. I was born and raised in the Philippines,

Follower Friday: pabloplecosto

Follower Fridays is a series of profiles highlighting members of Gaysian Third Space to showcase the diversity of gaysians in the Community. This week’s featured member is @pabloplecosto.

Who are you?

Hey! I’m Jing Jing, a genderqueer, bi/pan, polyamorous, nerdy, sappy, and friendly Chinese American junior in high school. I try

Follower Friday: anonymous033

Follower Fridays is a series of profiles highlighting members of Gaysian Third Space to showcase the diversity of gaysians in the Community. This week’s featured member is @anonymous033.

Who are you?

My name is Sophie. I’m a fourth-/fifth-generation Chinese Malaysian, and I identify as queer or bisexual interchangeably. One of the

How To Tackle Loneliness If You’re LGBTQIA+

How To Tackle Loneliness If You’re LGBTQIA+:

An excerpt:

“A lot of our clients feel that as they have aged, they have been pushed to the wayside,“ Katharine says. “Between them they have an incredible pool of experience, skills and wisdom, but instead of being valued they feel overlooked or

Diary Entry #25: Lake Town

thegaysiandiaries:

Dear Diary,

I’m claustrophobic, and large groups of people scare me. I also smoke like a chimney and have an unhealthy devotion to caffeine. All of this, made this morning’s stroll through the madness of Times Square after a hearty breakfast consisting of a) four American Spirit cigarettes, b)

Follower Friday: oh-it-toshi

Follower Fridays is a series of profiles highlighting members of Gaysian Third Space to showcase the diversity of gaysians in the Community. This week’s featured member is @oh-it-toshi.

Who are you?

Hello! I’m toshi. Sassy, vain, insane, and a whole lotta brain~ My life offline and on social media are

Diary Entry #28: Realizing the Authentic Self—The Journey of a Transgendered Korean Adoptee

Dear Diary,

Being a transgendered Korean adoptee has meant a life-long process of coming to terms with identity issues related to gender identity and sexuality as well as to racial, ethnic and national identity. Just as I have always known that I was an adoptee, I have always known that I

scissortailedsaint: a collections of links to readings on asian-american gay and lesbian…

scissortailedsaint:

a collections of links to readings on asian-american gay and lesbian history

Asian Lesbians in San Francisco: Struggles to Create a Safe Space, 1970s-1980s,” Trinity A. Ordona, in Asian/Pacific Islander American Women: A Historical Anthology, 2003 [starts on p. 319]

Tomboy, Dyke, Lezzie, and Bi: Filipina Lesbian and Bisexual

“Desi Dhamaka” Protests at Madison Square Park

“Desi Dhamaka” Protests at Madison Square Park:

Originally known as the South Asian Gay Association (SAGA) when it formed in 1989, the volunteer-based organization was renamed the South Asian Lesbian and Gay Association (SALGA) two years later when several women joined. SALGA currently serves Desi LGBT people who trace their

Follower Friday: princecupcake

Follower Fridays is a series of profiles highlighting members of Gaysian Third Space to showcase the diversity of gaysians in the Community. This week’s featured member is @princecupcake.

Who are you?

My American name is Scott, and my Korean name is Yesun. I’m a half Korean, half ethnically Jewish man

Call Me By My Name: Queerness and Ownership

Call Me By My Name: Queerness and Ownership:

Some excerpts:

I’ve never considered adopting a nickname that’s friendlier to American ears. For many in the queer community, choosing a new name for ourselves can feel like claiming power over our own identity. To me, abandoning the name I was given at

English Isn’t Enough: The Bakla, Two Spirits, and Hijra

English Isn’t Enough: The Bakla, Two Spirits, and Hijra

Follower Friday: justuravgko

Follower Fridays is a series of profiles highlighting members of Gaysian Third Space to showcase the diversity of gaysians in the Community. This week’s featured member is @justuravgko​.

Who are you?

Hi! My name is Koan(he/him/his), but most of my friends just call me Ken. I’m 21 and am first-generation

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