Community Viewing of LGBTQ-Themed Episode of ‘FOTB’

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A live community viewing of an episode of ABC’s “Fresh Off the Boat” with an LGBTQ theme will be held on Tuesday, March 31, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Japanese American National Museum, 100 N. Central Ave. in Little Tokyo.

In the episode, titled “Blind Spot,” Jessica (Constance Wu) is visited by her college boyfriend, Oscar Chow. She’s a bit miffed that Louis (Randall Park) isn’t a little more jealous — but she‘s got a blind spot and is completely oblivious to the fact that Oscar is gay. Meanwhile, Eddie (Hudson Yang) goes to great lengths to get out of the school science fair.

The panelists will be:

  • Nahnatchka Khan, FOTB showrunner and executive producer;
  • Rex Lee, who plays Oscar Chow in “Blind Spot”;
  • D’Lo, author and comedian;
  • Erin O’Brien, artist and organizer;
  • Curtis Chin (moderator), director of such films as “Vincent Who?” and “Tested.”

Sponsors include National Korean American Service & Education Consortium (NAKASEC), Equality California, Korean Resource Center, API Equality-LA, USC Asian Pacific American Student Services, Chinese Rainbow Association, Mavericks of Asian Pacific Islander Descent, 8Asians.com, Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles, and National Asian Pacific American Families Against Substance Abuse (NAPAFASA).

To RSVP, click here.

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