Through contemporary dance, Yang takes viewers through the different stages of self-discovery with his sexuality. There are nods to his Korean American family, critical relationships in his life, and the both pain and celebration that came with his journey. Yang told The Advocate that growing up in Texas, he already felt like an outsider because of his Asian identity, contributing to his gradual coming out process. I just was informed about it in a somewhat negative way by [my peers]. And that immediately put me into that mind-set where I felt very othered, you know.
He plugged in his headphones, clicked on an X-rated video and took a deep breath. It was around 3am, in the summer of , and relentless fears of homosexuality had tormented him since the start of the year. It felt like everything I thought I knew about myself was falling apart. It didn't make any sense.
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Eugene Lee Yang born January 18, is a South Korean-American filmmaker , actor, producer, author, director, activist and internet celebrity , best known for being one-fourth of the YouTube group sensation The Try Guys —present and his work with BuzzFeed — He is the middle child with two sisters, Christy Yang and Whitney Yang. He struggled with body image issues and low self-esteem as, in his own words, no one looked like him, and suffered bullying due to his appearance.