Truc Nguyen (also known as "TruckSTOP") is a local bartender who says that he can be found working at a number of local bars. When asked what the most scandalous thing he's seen on the job has been, he said that "scandalous" is part of the job description!
The three-minute video tells the poignant love stories of two couples: one straight and one gay. It addresses the issues of love, warmth and tenderness without resorting to stereotypes or making judgments.
Four Honolulu couples became the first to enter into civil unions in Hawaii under a new law that took effect with the New Year. The ceremony was held at a private residence in Aina Haina attended by about 90 people.
The coming-of-age story is one that we all can relate to, although in this case “Pariah” also offers a rare glimpse into what it is like to be an African-American teenager from Brooklyn learning to embrace her lesbianism while hiding her emerging identity from her police officer father and pious mother.