22 Dec 2010

Imagine if you couldn’t spend the holidays with your loved ones

Imagine if you are an American citizen and you couldn't spend the holidays with your LGBTQI partner because your partner or spouse is a citizen of another country (even top gay bloggers have faced this hardship). Imagine if you sought asylum as an oppressed LGBTQI person within English-speaking countries like

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06 Dec 2010

On the Sadness of LGBT sexual racism: Part 2

I am a Korean-American lesbian who identifies strongly as a pro-transgender feminist, a womanist, a soft butch, a witch, a spinster, and a hag. I live in Baltimore Maryland. This is about my struggles with race-based sexual attractions. Part 1 of this 3-part diary can be read here. I pick

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26 Nov 2010

On the Sadness of LGBT Sexual Racism: Part 1

In September, a new romance blossomed in my life. I am a “non-pretty,” non-delicate Korean-American lesbian who identifies strongly as a pro-transgender feminist, a womanist, a soft butch, a witch, a spinster, and a hag. I live in Baltimore Maryland and I work in the mid-Atlantic region as a freelance

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22 Nov 2010

A Solitary Lesbian of Color on TV

Her name is Special Agent Diana Barrigan. She is honey-brown with the kind of long, flowing, presumably processed hair that is sometimes valued by women of color (including Asians like me) in the professional world. She is a near-perfect shot with a gun. She is lithe and lean. She is

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