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Nymphia Wind hopes to represent Asian excellence after winning 'Drag Race'

After making herstory, this crowned queen is ready to take on the world.

Sherry Cola on Why Raunchy Comedy 'Joy Ride’ Will Change the Game

The queer comic shares why her hilariously raunchy new summer flick could also change hearts and minds.

Hayley Kiyoko Creates a Lesbian Romance for Teens

Based on her iconic music video of the same name, Kiyoko’s debut novel knocks a queer YA romance out of the park.

Poppy Liu on Their Curious Character in the Very Queer 'Dead Ringers'

Liu espouses on their character’s superpower as an assistant to Rachel Weisz’s brilliant twin obstetricians and what makes the show so deeply gay.

Glenn Magpantay Is One of the Most Powerful Asian American Gay Men in the Nation

Now advising President Biden and Congress, Magpantay is helping America live up to its promise.

Gay Asian American Candidate Benjamin Chou Calls Opponent's Ad Racist

Chou says a doctored image in rival Lesley Briones's ad "seeks to reinforce negative stereotypes" of Asian Americans. View it below.

The Startling Impact of Family Acceptance on AAPI LGBTQ+ Youth

Parental acceptance of queer Asian and Pacific Islander children can be life-saving.

In a First, Asian-American Lesbian Confirmed to Ambassador-Level Post

Chantale Wong, confirmed as U.S. director of the Asian Development Bank, is the first out lesbian and first LGBTQ+ person of color in an ambassador-level position.

What's at Stake for LGBTQ+ Asian Dreamers

Tens of thousands of queer Asian lives hang in the balance.

Mother Victory Combats Anti-Asian Hate One Laugh at a Time

The new nonbinary queen of TikTok delivers LGBTQ-affirming and socially conscious messaging via their outrageous online persona, Mother Victory. 

Queer, Mixed-Race, and Growing Up on an Army Base

Sophie Santos, a TV writer and comedian behind The Lesbian Agenda show, revisits the racial confusion of her army brat days in her new memoir. Read an excerpt here.

LGBTQ+, Asian-American Groups Oppose Andrew Yang for NYC Mayor

The former presidential aspirant delivered "pandering" remarks to the Stonewall Democratic Club, members say.

The Joy and Beauty of Asian-American Men

Photographer Terry Hastings wants to step up against anti-Asian hate: "Many photographers and magazines don't even show images of handsome Asian men."

Rep. Mark Takano on How to Fight Back Against Anti-Asian Racism

Our community cannot be silent, says Takano, the first gay Asian person in Congress.

New Asian Men Calendars -- Stronger, Bolder, Sexier

The New Asian Men and REVEAL 2021 Calendars by photographer Dannydan will definitely help you remember the date.

LGBTQ+ Asian Artists Share Stories of Pride And Strength in Lockdown

Hosted by activist Amazin LeThi, The Advocate's Instagram Live series celebrated Asian artists and entertainers.

Trans Actor Leo Sheng on J.K. Rowling, Racism & 'The L Word' Season 2

The L Word star talked to activist Amazin LeThi about the intersections of race and gender in our latest Instagram Live discussion.

BD Wong, Activist Amazin LeThi on Being Asian and LGBTQ+ in 2020

On AAPI Day Against Bullying and Hate, athlete Amazin LeThi and actor BD Wong discuss racism, representation, and relying on your community.

COVID-19 Doesn’t Discriminate — and Neither Should We

The pandemic has fueled anti-Asian bias, and it's incumbent on us all to speak out against such bigotry.