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Global Leadership Is Important For Us To Build Always Upward

By Jeffrey Gu, 2019 Luce 24 Under 24 Award Recipient New York, N.Y.  “Black, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet:” Audre Lorde, ordained Gamba Adisa meaning “She who makes her meaning known,” once proclaimed, “the difference between poetry and rhetoric is being ready to kill yourself instead of your children.” Lorde lived as an exemplar for the old […]

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Beyond Skin: Norm Yip Celebrates LGBTQ Pride with Luce Support

Photography Exhibition Coincides with World Pride Week in NYC New York, N.Y.  37Tong is pleased to announce the inaugural United States exhibition of “The Asian Male: BEYOND SKIN BY NORM YIP.” The exhibition will view to the public during “World Pride NYC Week” from June 24-30, 2019 at The Untitled Space Gallery, 45 Lispenard Street in Tribeca, […]

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U.N. Refugee Agency Seeks to Protect Displaced Gays Facing Violence

New York, N.Y. With lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) persons in forced displacement facing discrimination, prejudice, violence and other hurdles as they seek asylum, the United Nations refugee agency has rolled out the most comprehensive training package of its kind globally to enhance their protection. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) pride […]

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Untold South Asian Stories at IAAC Literary Festival in New York

New York, N.Y. Aroon Shivdasani, Executive and Artistic Director of the Indo-American Arts Council (IAAC), did not sleep much last month – though she seldom does. Aroon Shivdasani, Executive and Artistic Director of the Indo-American Arts Council (IAAC), welcomes attendees. Photo: Shashwat Gupta. Perhaps because throughout the year she coordinates the New York Indian Film Festival […]

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First Indian Literary Festival at Columbia a Best Seller

New York, N.Y.  Under the direction of my good friend Aroon Shivdasani, the first literary festival of the Indian American Arts Council (IAAC) with Columbia University drew participants from Bombay to Brooklyn and Berkley – including glitterati such as literary giant Sir Salman Rushdie, Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Mira Nair, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Ayad Akhtar of Disgraced fame, and […]

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U.N. Denounces ‘Draconian’ Anti-Gay Law in Nigeria

New York, N.Y.  The United Nations human rights chief today voiced her alarm at a “draconian” new law in Nigeria that further criminalizes lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, organizations and activities, as well as people who support them. “Rarely have I seen a piece of legislation that in so few paragraphs directly violates […]

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Coming Out Day: Issues for Asian-Pacific Americans

Washington, D.C.  While many GLBT people are familiar with the intolerance of society at large, Asian Pacific Americans must also deal with cultural differences. Coming out experiences are often intensified by a lack of visibility, racism and language barriers. “Coming out when I did was tremendously difficult because I had no knowledge of lesbian or […]

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Homophobic Russian Olympics: Boycott or Be Gay & Visible?

New York, N.Y.  The 1936 Summer Olympics held by the Nazis — the Games of the XI Olympiad — were held in Berlin two years before the pogrom Kristallnacht against Jews throughout Nazi Germany. Hitler saw the Games as an opportunity to promote his government and ideals of racial supremacy and the official Nazi party paper wrote in the strongest […]

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Dr. Kazuko Hillyer Tatsumura’s Column in Japan’s Weekly Biz

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