GLSEN (pronounced "glisten") was founded in 1990 by a small, but dedicated group of teachers in Massachusetts who came together to improve an education system that they believed too frequently allowed its lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning students to be bullied or discriminated against, or to fall through the cracks. Over 25 years […]
The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) is a national legal organization committed to advancing the civil and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people as well as their families through litigation, legislation, policy and public education. Founded in 1977, NCLR serves as a nonprofit, public-interest law firm that litigates precedent-setting cases at the […]
Instagram legend and makeup magician Kim Chi did the world a huge favor while filming "RuPaul's Drag Race" when she took a moment to educate Michelle Visage, and the show's thousands of viewers, on the impact homonormativity has on the Asian LGBTQ population. She talked candidly about how common it is to come across the phrase "no fats, fems or Asians" […]
June is Gay Pride Month, so we put together a collection of Asian LGBT-themed films for XFINITY viewers to enjoy. Check it out! "The Wedding Banquet" - Ang Lee's 1993 film is about a Taiwanese immigrant who is living happily with his partner in America, until his parents, who don't know he's gay and want […]
This October, Cinema Asian American on Xfinity On Demand offers a sneak peak at the heavily-buzzed about new webisode series, Nice Girls Crew. Currently screening on the film festival circuit, all five episodes of its first season will be available on-demand this month, ahead of the series’ online debut.