By Juan Battle, Antonio (Jay) Pastrana Jr., Angelique Harris
This ebook makes use of own narratives and survey facts from over 500 respondents to discover the range of reports throughout Asian and Pacific Islander LGBT groups in the usa. also, the authors record and have fun a few of the daily strengths and techniques hired by way of this remarkable inhabitants to navigate and negotiate their day-by-day lives.
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This chapter examines how individuals negotiate and understand their spirituality in the context of their sexuality and culture. RELIGION IN API COMMUNITIES A plurality of APIs in the United States identify as Christians (42%), followed by Buddhists (14%), and Hindus (10%), and 26% of APIs are religiously unafﬁliated (Pew 2013b). Levels of religiosity vary among the different faith traditions, with evangelical Protestants having the highest levels of religiosity—they attend religious worship services more frequently among APIs, even higher than their White evangelical counterparts (Pew 2012).
As a knowledge-based survey, the Census provides continuous data on things like income and education. Because LGBT people are not necessarily included in large knowledge-based surveys like the US Census,1 empirical data on the lives of LGBT people have been collected using a variety of social scientiﬁc approaches that include but are not limited to: autoethnography, focus group and in-depth interviewing, experiments, as well as survey methodology. The social scientiﬁc picture of the lives of LGBT people of color often focuses on the presence of discrimination, disease, and stigma.
A lot of people claim to be Christian, but they don’t even know anything about the Bible. Thirty-three-year-old Yang, who was born in China but now lives in New York City, explained, “I am an atheist and my spirituality really is not quite existent. I believe it is what it is, and I feel how I feel, and 36 AN EXAMINATION OF ASIAN AND PACIFIC ISLANDER LGBT POPULATIONS . . people have rights to how they feel, and who they are. ” Xu, who is 56 years old and was born in Cuba and is of Chinese descent, struggled to describe his beliefs.