API TransFusion is organized by an ethnically and gender diverse group of Asian and Pacific Islander transmasculine individuals of varying ages. Some of us have been connected and dedicated to the community for years, some for decades. We are an all-volunteer operation, by and for the community we serve.

Willy Wilkinson www.willywilkinson.com Willy Wilkinson is the author of the Lambda Literary Award-winning book Born on the Edge of Race and Gender: A Voice for Cultural Competency, which illuminates trans experience from a Chinese American and mixed heritage perspective, and transforms the memoir genre into a cultural competency tool. He was an organizer of the first API lesbian retreat, which took place in 1987. A seasoned cultural competency trainer with three decades of experience, Willy has provided LGBTQ and trans-specific training for hundreds of community health organizations, educational institutions, and businesses. He lives in Oakland, California with his three vibrant, young kids.

Willy Wilkinson

www.willywilkinson.com

Willy Wilkinson is the author of the Lambda Literary Award-winning book Born on the Edge of Race and Gender: A Voice for Cultural Competency, which illuminates trans experience from a Chinese American and mixed heritage perspective, and transforms the memoir genre into a cultural competency tool. He was an organizer of the first API lesbian retreat, which took place in 1987.

A seasoned cultural competency trainer with three decades of experience, Willy has provided LGBTQ and trans-specific training for hundreds of community health organizations, educational institutions, and businesses. He lives in Oakland, California with his three vibrant, young kids.

Jai De Lotto, LCSW Jai was born in London, England; his parents are of Sri Lankan & Northern Italian descent. He received an MSW degree from SFSU and is now a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Jai has worked in social services for over 20 years. He has assisted mentally ill & autistic adults, counseled children and helped low-income adults living with disabling HIV/AIDS. Jai currently works at the Dept. of Veteran Affairs providing services to homeless Veterans. He has been an active volunteer in the LGBTQ community since undergraduate school. Jai has participated on Transgender education panels; contributed his experience with transition related surgeries to the book “Below the Belt” and is currently serving as a volunteer member of the Kaiser Transgender Advisory Board. He lives in the East Bay with his wife of 15 years and their spoiled 17-pound cat JJ. .

Jai De Lotto, LCSW

Jai was born in London, England; his parents are of Sri Lankan & Northern Italian descent. He received an MSW degree from SFSU and is now a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Jai has worked in social services for over 20 years. He has assisted mentally ill & autistic adults, counseled children and helped low-income adults living with disabling HIV/AIDS.

Jai currently works at the Dept. of Veteran Affairs providing services to homeless Veterans. He has been an active volunteer in the LGBTQ community since undergraduate school. Jai has participated on Transgender education panels; contributed his experience with transition related surgeries to the book “Below the Belt” and is currently serving as a volunteer member of the Kaiser Transgender Advisory Board. He lives in the East Bay with his wife of 15 years and their spoiled 17-pound cat JJ. .

Chino Scott-Chung Chino Scott-Chung is a Chinese Mexican American writer. His father is Chinese and a “paper son,” who came to America using documents that said he was four years older that he really is. His mother is mixed-race Chinese/Mexican, born and raised in Mexico, and her first language is Spanish. Chino is a retired San Francisco firefighter and is currently pursuing his MFA in fiction at the California College of Arts. He loves to imagine and write stories, and spend time with his wife Maya and their 12 year old daughter Luna. Currently he is working on a story about a Chinese trans guy working the Rio Grande railroad in the 1880’s.

Chino Scott-Chung

Chino Scott-Chung is a Chinese Mexican American writer. His father is Chinese and a “paper son,” who came to America using documents that said he was four years older that he really is. His mother is mixed-race Chinese/Mexican, born and raised in Mexico, and her first language is Spanish.

Chino is a retired San Francisco firefighter and is currently pursuing his MFA in fiction at the California College of Arts. He loves to imagine and write stories, and spend time with his wife Maya and their 12 year old daughter Luna. Currently he is working on a story about a Chinese trans guy working the Rio Grande railroad in the 1880’s.

 
Min Matson Min is a Korean adoptee from the Midwest who currently resides in San Francisco. He holds a master’s degree from the University of California, San Diego and works as a management consultant focused on healthcare and life sciences business transformations. He also serves as the Chair of the Board of Directors for Transgender Law Center.  He is a bit of a foodie and loves to travel, but his favorite thing to do is spend time with his 3-1/2 year old adopted Latinx son.

Min Matson

Min is a Korean adoptee from the Midwest who currently resides in San Francisco.

He holds a master’s degree from the University of California, San Diego and works as a management consultant focused on healthcare and life sciences business transformations.

He also serves as the Chair of the Board of Directors for Transgender Law Center.  He is a bit of a foodie and loves to travel, but his favorite thing to do is spend time with his 3-1/2 year old adopted Latinx son.

Junior Junior immigrated to the San Francisco Bay Area from the Philippines. He is involved with various LGBTQ organizations. He currently serves as the Chair of the Asian Pacific Islander Queer Women and Transgender Community (APIQWTC) Scholarship Committee.  When he is not volunteering or working at his tech job, Junior enjoys spending time with his wife, playing a variety of sports, and traveling. 

Junior

Junior immigrated to the San Francisco Bay Area from the Philippines. He is involved with various LGBTQ organizations. He currently serves as the Chair of the Asian Pacific Islander Queer Women and Transgender Community (APIQWTC) Scholarship Committee.  When he is not volunteering or working at his tech job, Junior enjoys spending time with his wife, playing a variety of sports, and traveling. 

Jun Chan Jun is a user experience and visual designer who is passionate about designing to improve healthcare services.  He wants to remove the barriers that transgender people often face when accessing health and wellness services so that the trans community can be treated with dignity and respect. Jun is also a member of Kaiser Permanente's first Transgender Patient Advisory Council. As a designer, he is working in collaboration with Bloom: Transgender Community Healing Project and SprOUT Family to improve healthcare for LGBTQ communities.

Jun Chan

Jun is a user experience and visual designer who is passionate about designing to improve healthcare services. 

He wants to remove the barriers that transgender people often face when accessing health and wellness services so that the trans community can be treated with dignity and respect.

Jun is also a member of Kaiser Permanente's first Transgender Patient Advisory Council. As a designer, he is working in collaboration with Bloom: Transgender Community Healing Project and SprOUT Family to improve healthcare for LGBTQ communities.