Emergence of Queer Vietnamese America

  title={Emergence of Queer Vietnamese America},
  author={Gina Masequesmay},
This paper is based on data from my five years (1996 to 2001) of ethnographic research (participant-observation and interviews) on a social support network of Vietnamese lesbians, bisexual women, and female-to-male transgenders in California called "O-Moi." I use data from my study of O-Moi to show how sexuality interplays with race, class, and gender to configure different patterns of immigrant adaptation for queer Vietnamese, as the group provides an interesting example of how queer… CONTINUE READING