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Chase Tam – 9/1/10

Chase is an incredible dancer as well as drag/gender performer based in Toronto, Canada.  This is how Elisha Lim described Chase to me: “[Chase] does these drag performances where he transforms Asian masculinity into the hottest vision possible!”  Nice huh?  He’s constantly redefining what gender identity is and without further ado, here are his answers to the questionnaire.  Enjoy!  Who? … Continue reading


Welcome to Asian, Gay & Proud, a safe space for Asian-American members of the LGBTQ (and questioning) community.  Check out our sidebar for queer Asian-American coming out stories, links, and other resources. Have you ever wondered why all the gay and lesbian celebrities were white? (Where was the token Asian actress in The L Word?) Did you … Continue reading

Elisha Lim – 8/18/10

Get ready for this. Elisha Lim of: the graphic novel 100 Butches (coming out later this year), the band Elisha and The One Hundred Butches, Sister Spit, One Hundred Percent Mixed, and her own blog New Art Every Day joined me today for an insightful and really laughter-filled interview.  Check in later for the podcast version.   Elisha Lim was born in Toronto and grew … Continue reading

Magdalen Hsu-Li 8/11/10

Magdalen Hsu-Li is a true Renaissance woman.  Music, art, poetry and activism–Magdalen has got talent, and she’s turning heads around the world. Despite how busy she is, Magdalen answered the Out and Successful questions for us today. Thanks so much for your time and devotion to the community Magdalen! Magdalen Hsu-Li is an internationally acclaimed singer-songwriter, painter, … Continue reading