By Juan Battle, Antonio (Jay) Pastrana Jr., Angelique Harris
This publication makes use of own narratives and survey facts from over 500 respondents to discover the range of stories throughout Asian and Pacific Islander LGBT groups in the usa. also, the authors rfile and have a good time a few of the daily strengths and techniques hired by way of this amazing inhabitants to navigate and negotiate their day-by-day lives.
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This same distinction was shared by others. Eastern traditions have always been ﬁlled with a lot of communal sort of values. It’s always like we have honor for our family. It’s always about you taking care of other people. Not too many lessons focus on self-love or individuality, which is quite interesting because this is what Western traditions have. (Chen, 22 and from Taiwan) Some, like 22-year-old Li from Hong Kong, were quick to note that those “born in America seem to be more open to the idea and seem to be less judgmental” towards those who are LGBT; while others, like Kyong, noted that acceptance of homosexuality in the United States is also complicated and mixed.
9% Out to none In their families. Of API LGBT SJS Survey respondents were Similarly, 23-year-old Min from New Hyde Park, New York said the following about coming out to family: I think they were all equally accepting. Of course some had more trouble, trying to wrap the idea around their heads and trying to understand, but I think they all were accepting on like equal levels. I mean when it comes to other family members, I don’t really know how they feel about LGBT people or just me personally, like being an LGBT person, but I think everyone is pretty accepting, but I don’t know about anyone else in my family.
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