“President Obama is the first president that has been in office in my lifetime that I feel is talking to me when he expresses his aspirations for the country,” BD said. “And, you know, I’m OLD. I think because I am not only a member of the Asian-American Pacific Islander community, but also a member of the LGBT community, I feel surprisingly included.
“I am also really into people who communicate effectively, and let’s face it, he possesses that rare gift of being able to bring a country of such profound diversity together with his words.”
i love BD Wong and this is a really interesting perspective here, but i’d like to hear some thoughts from other APIA LGBTQ people as well.