Topics :: Asian

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Gay Rights a Non-Issue for Asian Leaders at Sochi

By Ken Moritsugu | Friday Feb 7, 2014
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Chinese counterpart appear not to be bothered by the international ruckus over Russia’s law restricting gay rights.

Orange County Vietnamese LGBTs Fight For Identity

By Louise Adams | Wednesday Mar 20, 2013
As their numbers continue to grow, LGBT Vietnamese in areas around California work to find a space where they are accepted. But with their prohibition from participating in the Tết Parade, they are seeking other methods of inclusion.

Diwali Brings Together Boston’s South Asian LGBTs

By Antoinette Weil | Saturday Nov 17, 2012
With Diwali here, EDGE looks at South Asian LGBT groups in Boston who promote awareness and acceptance through community outreach while providing a social space for people to share a common identity.

Debuting the Next Generation of Asian Pacific American Fashion Designers

Thursday Aug 9, 2012
With the success of designers like Phillip Lim and Alexander Wang, and the recent launch of Jason Wu at Target, the influence of Asian Americans in the fashion industry is more prominent than ever.

Asian Sensibility at Newest Luxury Spa in Swiss Alps

Saturday Jun 30, 2012
The Alpina Gstaad, the newest luxury hotel to open in this Swiss Alpine village in 100 years, will feature a Six Senses Spa, melding Swiss Alpine architecture with an Asian sensibility.

API Wellness Boasts Broad Scope

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Tuesday May 15, 2012
The name of the Asian and Pacific Islander Wellness Center might imply a narrow focus, but Executive Director Lance Toma said that since the agency’s start 25 years ago, the nonprofit has never been meant just for Asians and Pacific Islanders.

The Charms of Taiwan: The Photos

Thursday Apr 5, 2012
As the Chinese proverb has it, "Don’t listen to what they say. Go see." The Portuguese rechristened Taiwan "Formosa," meaning "beautiful island." Check out these photos of some of Taiwan’s charms.

The Tasty Charms of Taiwan

By Mark Thompson | Thursday Apr 5, 2012
One of Asia’s most progressive countries for LGBT rights, Taiwan hosts the largest LGBT event in Asia. A country in rapid transition, what you see today will be vastly different in another ten years. Or as the motto has it: "The time for Taiwan is now."

Taiwan’s Eco-Tourism Programs Attract International Travelers

Sunday Feb 26, 2012
With lush-green mountains towering over 13,000 feet and a sub-tropical climate, Taiwan offers a variety of incredible natural resources and was recently named by Lonely Planet as one of the "Top 10 Best Countries to Visit in 2012."
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