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David Hong papers

Identifier: Coll2018-012

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Scope and Contents

The David Hong papers primarily consist of materials from the Gay Asian Pacific Support Network (GAPSN) and other gay Asian organizations and conferences. These items include event flyers, programs, event schedules, brochures, meeting agendas, financial records, and correspondence.


  • Creation: 1984-2004

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open to researchers. There are no access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the ONE Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives at USC Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Biographical / Historical

David Hong is one of the founding members of the Gay Asian Pacific Support Network (GAPSN). He also served as the publications coordinator, newsletter editor, membership coordinator, and Asian Pacific Organization Liason Coordinator for GAPSN. In addition to his work with GAPSN he served as the the delegate-at-large, publications coordinator, and the newsletter editor for Asian/Pacific Gays and Friends. He also directed or assisted other gay Asian Pacific Islander organizations with their stage productions and programs.


0.6 Linear Feet (2 boxes.)

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The David Hong papers consist of material, 1984-2004, collected by Gay Asian Pacific Support Network (GAPSN) founding member David Hong. This collection consists mostly of materials from GAPSN, such as event flyers, correspondence, and meeting agendas, as well as papers from other gay Asian organizations and conferences, such as the International Friendship Weekend.


This collection is arranged alphabetically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of David Hong, April 22, 2012.

Separated Materials

The following items have been separated to the ONE Archives ephemera collections:

Condom Packet in red envelope

Gay Asian Pacific Support Network button

The following have been separated to the ONE Archives periodicals collections:

AFNY News Forum (Asians & Friends--New York) (July 1994)

API Quarterly (Fall 1992)

The Asian Peach: A Publication of Asians & Friends Atlanta (February 1993) with expansion

The Asian Peach: A Publication of Asians & Friends Atlanta (March 1993)

Bò Lên Cân Vietnamese News--International Gay, Lesbian Vietnamese Network (January 1993)

China Rainbow Association USA newsletter (February 1997)

Contacts Magazine--Gay and Lesbian Magazine (February 1993)

GAPIMNY News (Gay Asian & Pacific Islander Men of New York) (May/June 1994)

Gay Games IV 94 Brief (1994)

GV Voices (Gay Vietnamese Alliance) (August 1996)

Hong Kong Connection (Marh 1993)

Hong Kong 10 Percent Club Newsletter (September 1994)

Hong Kong Ten Percent Journal (October 1994)

Horizons Lesbian & Gay Hotline (August 1992)

Horizons Lesbian & Gay Hotline (October 1992)

ILGA Bulletin (Bulletin 4/92)

InformAsian: The GAPSN monthly newsletter (May 1997)

InformAsian: The GAPSN monthly newsletter (December 1997)

Lavender Godzilla (September 1989)

Lavender Godzilla (September 2004)

Orange County BLADE Gay and Lesbian Newsmagazine (February 1993)

Pacific Friends of San Francisco (February 2004)

Sexpert's Enquirer--Gay Asian Pacific Alliance (GAPA) Community HIV Project (Fall 1993)

TexASIANs: The Official Newsletter of Asians & Friends (September/October 1999)

VN Newsletter: The Voice of Vietnamese Lesbians & Gays (April 1993)

Voice & Vision (Filipino Task Force on AIDS) (Spring 1993)

Processing Information

Collection processed by Christine Preimesberger, 2018.

Finding aid to the David Hong papers, 1984-2004
Christine Preimesberger
© 2018
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Repository Details

Part of the ONE Archives at the USC Libraries, University of Southern California Repository

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