"We still need to fight for family recognition, family acceptance, so that our parents, as LGBT Asian-Americans and South Asians know that we are fully part of their families and the communities.”
Racism is a noted concern in the L-G-B-T community. This can include discrimination and bigotry. In the United States, ethnic minority L-G-B-T individuals may find themselves in a double minority — where they are neither fully accepted or understood by mainly white L-G-B-T communities — nor are they accepted by their own ethnic group. With Glenn Magpantay, Executive Director of the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance. Visit Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance on the web, Facebook, or follow on Twitter.