A new LGBTQ resource guide hopes to help Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders with the coming out process.
Coming Out: Living Authentically as LGBTQ Asian and Pacific Islander Americans.
Courtesy of the Human Rights Campaign FoundationThe Human Rights Campaign Foundation released “Coming Out: Living Authentically as LGBTQ Asian and Pacific Islander Americans” Friday to coincide with the nonprofit National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) annual conference.
The document details challenges someone of Asian or Pacific Islander descent may face while coming out, including language barriers and family expectations.
There were approximately 22.9 million Asian Americans, Pacific Islander, and Native Hawaiians that year, according to Census estimates.