B.D. Wong on diversity

Thursday, March 06, 2008

Check out actor and writer B.D. Wong from a recent speech at Ardrey Auditorium about being gay, Asian, and dropping out of San Francisco State:

"I grew up learning that American dynamic of wanting to fit in," Wong said. "When I was little I didn't see many Asian-Americans on TV unless they were made fun of, were boring or had servile jobs. But all this inspired to change this."

Wong pursued this goal as he told his audience how he met his high school mentor to pursue his dream as an actor. However, after high school he attended San Francisco State, where he later dropped out.
Read the full article here.