39. Khanh Ong pt. 2 // DJ turned Masterchef on being Unapologetically Gay-sian


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This is part 2 of our fantastic chat with ex-Masterchef Australia contestant, Khanh Ong! If you haven't already, be sure to check out Pt. 1 (episode #38) for an equally hilarious and insightful conversation. Khanh Ong is a loud and proud, Vietnamese Australian cook, presenter, author and ex DJ. Born in a Malaysian refugee camp into an incredibly hard-working family, his infectious bubbly, down-to-earth personality, wit and captivating story won over Australia, as he graced our screens on MasterChef Australia season 10 and 12. He is the part owner of the George on Collins, a content creator and an incredible advocate for the LGBTQIA+ community. E P I S O D E O U T L I N E ------------------------------------------ •Khanh's mum's openess with the LGBTQIA+ community •What is Minus18 and QLife? •Advice for those struggling with their sexuality in an Asian household •Facilitating conversations with the older generation and encouraging change •The importance of embracing our differences •Life as a DJ •Beginning the MasterChef journey •Behind the scenes at MasterChef! •MasterChef and its diversity •What makes Khanh Ong Unapologetically Asian? T I M E S T A M P S -------------------------------- 00:42 Intro to Pt. 2 01:09 Discussion continues You can follow Khanh on Instagram and check out his ventures and projects here. Also, please check out Minus18 and QLife, two amazing platforms that support the LGBTQIA+ community. If you'd like to continue the conversation, please message us. We'd love to hear from you, feel free to slide into our dms on instagram: @unapologeticallyazn or send us an email: unapologeticallyasianpodcast@gmail.com We also have a website BABY!!!! Check us out at www.unapologeticallyasian.com.au Also, thanks to Scoopy Milk Bar for sponsoring this episode. For the month of March, 2021, you can use our code UA10 during checkout for 10% off their menu! Check out their website and Instagram @scoopymilkbar for their sweet desserts! Much love, ♥︎ Thuy and Tiana (UA ✌︎) ✨Music✨ Joakim Karud •Say Goodnight •Soundcloud •SpotifyLakey Inspired •Chill Day •YouTube --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/unapologeticallyasian/message

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