OC Line: Tet-tering on Controversy

gustavocroppedThis past weekend, the annual Tet Parade took place in Little Saigon, in honor of the Vietnamese New Year.

But on the sidelines were gay and lesbian Vietnamese who made national news because organizers banned them from marching in the parade, citing “tradition.”

It’s the latest skirmish in a continuing battle between the elders and new generation in the nation’s largest Vietnamese community.

The OC Weekly’s Gustavo Arellano joined KCRW’s Steve Chiotakis for this edition of OC Line.