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Aug 8, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Family of Transgender Child Sues Private School for Discrimination

Family of Transgender Child Sues Private School for Discrimination

posted by Randall

A Southern California family is suing a private school in Yorba Linda charging it forced their eight-year old transgender child to identify and dress as a boy.

India West reports Heritage Oak Private Education is being sued by the parents of Nikki Brar for discrimination.

“We couldn’t stand to watch Nikki’s hopes and dreams be … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jul 15, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Transgender Asian American Swimmer Is a Pioneer

Transgender Asian American Swimmer Is a Pioneer

posted by Nicole Ki
Schuyler Bailar

Schuyler Bailar

A Hapa transgender male athlete is the first transgender man to compete in any NCAA division 1 sport, reports CBS News.

A rising junior at Harvard, Schulyer Bailar originally made Harvard’s swim team as a woman. Bailar transitioned to a male and switched to Harvard’s men’s swim team about two years ago.… Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jul 5, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Charice Opens Up about Journey to Become Jake Zyrus

Charice Opens Up about Journey to Become Jake Zyrus

posted by Randall
Jake Zyrus

Jake Zyrus talks to the Philippine Daily Inquirer

 

Jake Zyrus talked about the person he grew up as and the person her fans all know, Charice, in two separate interviews.

His announcement on June 20 that he had changed his name to Jake, served as his official coming out party as a transgender.

“I … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jun 21, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Entertainer Charice Changes Name to Jake Zyrus

Entertainer Charice Changes Name to Jake Zyrus

posted by Randall

Charice Comes Out

The transformation for the former Charice is now complete.

He has changed his name to Jake Zyrus, reports CNN Philippines.

Jake erased all of Charice’s old social media posts and replaced it with his new name.

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Filipino American

Feb 28, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on AAPI Transgeneder Activists Fight Trump Rollback

AAPI Transgeneder Activists Fight Trump Rollback

posted by Randall

Janet MockBy Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

Outside of Caitlyn Jenner, two of the most visible transgender women in the U.S. today are a Hawaii-born journalist and an internationally famous model, who is an immigrant from the Philippines.When the Trump administration rolled back federal mandates for the use of school bathrooms for transgender people, Janet

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East Asian American

Race Forward: Video Series on the Impact of Race on Every Aspect of Life

posted by Randall

#RaceAndBy Ed Diokno

Your race plays a role in almost every aspect of your life including opportunities that are opened or denied, where you are raised and where you live, how you are treated and how you treat others and even who you love and who loves you.

#RaceAnd” is a special eight-part … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Apr 2, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on GLAAD Media Awards Will Recognize Geena Rocero’s ‘Beautiful As I Want to Be’

GLAAD Media Awards Will Recognize Geena Rocero’s ‘Beautiful As I Want to Be’

posted by Randall
Geena Rocero

International model Geena Rocero produced and hosted ‘Beautiful As I Want to Be.’

By Ed Diokno

 Logo TV’s original series Beautiful As I Want to Be is receiving special recognition from the 27th GLAAD Media Awards, which will be held tonight in Los Angeles.

 

Beautiful As I Want To Be paired young and
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Asian Americans

Jan 21, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Windy City Times: Fledgling LGBTQ Support Group for Asian Americans

Windy City Times: Fledgling LGBTQ Support Group for Asian Americans

posted by Susan Chang

 

Marsha Aizumi

Marsha Aizumi

The president  of Parents, Families, Friends of Lesbians and Gays API (PFLAG) in Southern California  hopes the largest LGBTQ gathering in the U.S. will provide an energetic start to a budding support group for LGBTQ APIs and their families.

The Creating Change Conference is an annual event sponsored and organized by the National … Read more

East Asian American

Nov 9, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Mom of Transgender Son Finds Her Voice Too

Mom of Transgender Son Finds Her Voice Too

posted by Randall

Clare Yoon & Husband

By Ernabel Demillo
@ernabeld

Clara Yoon recalls the day her son, who was still in high school, announced that he was transgender.

“My husband and I, just like many other parents, we were shock, in denial and we were afraid,” she remembered. “And it’s because one, we didn’t know what transgender means and based on … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Aug 17, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on ABS CBN: Transgender Model Geena Rocero Joins Cover Girl to Empower Young Women

ABS CBN: Transgender Model Geena Rocero Joins Cover Girl to Empower Young Women

posted by Randall

Geena Rocero

A transgender Filipino activist has been included in a new campaign by cosmetic company Cover Girl to inspire young woman to reach new heights, reports ABS CBN.

Entitled Girls Can, the program features a series of interviews by journalist Soledad O’Brien with women leaders.

“Media shapes culture. So when media starts telling empowered and … Read more

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