Topics :: Vietnam

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'Red Flamboyant' Looks at Vietnamese Women with HIV/AIDS

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 21
Performances begin on April 24 for the world premiere production of Don Nguyen's "Red Flamboyant," based on the true story of a small group of women living with HIV/AIDS.

The Mekong Reborn with Aqua Expeditions

By Daniel Scheffler | Aug 20
Discover the Mekong River aboard the luxurious and eco-friendly riverboat Aqua Mekong, launching this fall.

Obama Nominates Gay Man to Be Ambassador to Vietnam

By Winnie McCroy | May 17
President Barack Obama has reportedly nominated a gay man to serve as the new ambassador to the country of Vietnam.

Vietnamese Gays Return to Lunar New Year Parade

Feb 1
After being sidelined from last year’s Lunar New Year parade, gay Vietnamese Americans are planning to march with pride on Saturday in this year’s event.

Gays Seek Inclusion at Vietnamese Parade

Dec 11
A Southern California city is gearing up for a heated debate over a Vietnamese new year’s parade that would exclude the community’s gay and lesbian residents.

Gays Challenge Exclusion From Vietnamese Parade

Dec 9
Gay rights activists are stepping up pressure on the organizers of a Vietnamese new year parade in Orange County to allow them to march.

Vietnam Legalizes Same-Sex Weddings, Not Marriage

By Jason St. Amand | Nov 13
Vietnam’s government is now allowing same-sex couples to hold wedding ceremonies, giving them the right to live together. Gay marriage, however, remains illegal.

Hundreds Support Gay Marriage in Vietnam

By Winnie McCroy | Oct 28
Hundreds of supporters came out on Sunday to support gay marriage via a staged wedding in Hanoi, Vietnam.

Gay Vietnamese-American Group Barred From Parade

Mar 15
A Southern California city is reviewing its rules after a gay Vietnamese-American group was excluded from February’s annual Tet Parade in Little Saigon.

Bon Me Food Truck to Open Restaurant in January 2013

Nov 12
Bon Me, known around Boston for their blue and yellow food trucks, have secured the space for their first brick and mortar restaurant at One Kendall Square in Cambridge.

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