Monday, June 18, 2007

Queer Asian Survey Results Analyzed

On our next Subversity show, we chat with Alain Dang, a UCI/UCLA graduate who authored a pioneering national survey of Asian/Pacific American queer life, recently released by the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force in New York City, where he works as a policy analyst. More information on the suvey report, Living in the Margins, is posted here:

The show airs from 9-10 a.m. on Monday, 18 June 2007, on the first day of KUCI's new summer schedule, and is webcast simultaneously via

Here is more info. on Dang:

Alain Dang is a policy analyst with the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force. His research focuses on the intersections of race, sexual orientation, community building, and public policy. He co-authored Living in the Margins: A National Survey of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Asian and Pacific Islander Americans, Asian Pacific American Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People: A Community Portrait and Black Same-Sex Households in the United States: A Report from the 2000 Census for the Task Force Policy Institute. His autobiographical chapter is featured in Kevin Kumashiro's Restoried Selves: Autobiographies of Queer Asian Pacific American Activists , published by Harrington Park Press. He and his work have been featured in a variety of media across the country, including the New York Times, Washington Post, Miami Herald, San Francisco Chronicle , Atlanta Journal-Constitution, AsianWeek, The Advocate, World Journal, News India Times, Filipino Reporter, Hyphen Magazine and The Western Journal of Black Studies, among others. In addition, he has traveled the country speaking at conferences, colleges and universities. He holds a BA in Environmental Analysis & Design from UC Irvine (Social Ecology) and an MA in Urban Planning from UCLA.

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Monday, June 11, 2007

Vietnamese Canadian Actor David Huynh

On our next Subversity show, we talk with David Huynh, who starred as a young Chinese American gangster in "Baby". which had it world premiere at closing night at recent Visual Communication Asian Pacific American film festival in Los Angeles, where the film won two awards including one for him. Show host Dan Tsang interviews Huynh from 9-10 am on Monday, June 11, 2007, on KUCI, 88.9 fm in Orange County, Calif.; the show is webcast simultaneously via

A Canadian transplant, David Huynh has had the fortunate opportunity to have performed on both Canadian and American theatre, television and film productions. David was seen on Canadian television as a series regular on YTV's "2030 C.E." His stage credits also include the role of Oscar in "Jacob Two-Two Meets the Hooded Fang" and Berthold Brecht's "The Caucasian Chalk Circle". David has studied at The Prairie Theatre Exchange and was a member of the influential Manitoba Theatre for Young People. Before David pursued acting professionally, he was attending The University of Manitoba, working on a Film Major and a Minor in Theatre Studies.

In Los Angeles, David made his stage debut in Joe Jordan's "Dubya 2004" at The Sacred Fools theatre. Most recently, David was last seen on stage in Lisa Hammer's "Grimmer than Grimm" in addition too The Underground Theatre's production of Langford Wilson's "Balm In Gilead" and on television as Sun Kim on ABC's freshly cancelled program "Invasion". David became the proud recipient of the 2007 Visual Communication Film Festival Special Jury Prize winner - Emerging Actor in "BABY", a gang-land drama from director Juwan Chung. "BABY" was also awarded the Jury Prize - Narrative feature award at the festival. In July, David will start principal photography on "All About Dad" a story about a Vietnamese - American family dealing with change and Dad's old world views on life, and his children's new-world views. Shooting will take place on location in San Jose, CA. For more information and pictures of the actor, see:

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Monday, June 4, 2007

State of Journalism in Orange County

Irvine -- On the Subversity show 4 June 2007, we talked with a newspaper editor, a publisher, and a communications professor/former journalist about the state of journalism in Orange County.The show airs from 9-10 a.m. on KUCI, 88.9 fm in Orange County, and is webcast simultaneously via

Orange Coast Voice Editor John Earl, CSU Fullerton Communications Prof. Jeffrey Brody and The District and former OC Weekly publisher Will Swaim discussed reportage and journalism in the OC with show host Daniel C. Tsang. Earl, a former KUCI Public Affairs Host ("The News Gap") and a former area reporter, edits the independent monthly Orange Coast Voice, which covers Costa Mesa and Huntington Beach. Brody is a former Orange County Register reporter who is best known for his coverage of Little Saigon. Will Swaim is founded the OC Weeky before taking some of the staff to The District in Long Beach.

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