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Global Divas: Filipino Gay Men in the Diaspora by Martin F. Manalansan IV [in AsianWeek]

Global DivasAn ethnographic study of gay Filipino men in New York City, with stories culled from interviews with 50 men between 1990 and 1995, including a fascinating look at the unique gay Filipino American vernacular language referred to as “swardspeak.”

Review: “New and Notable Books,” AsianWeek, February 27, 2004

Tidbit: Martin Manalansan was an entertaining guest on October 10, 2008 for “Masarap! It’s Delicious! Filipino American Culture and Cuisine,” one of the Smithsonian APA Program’s many programs highlighting the Filipino American experience.

Readers: Adult

Published: 2003


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