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Kevin Tsai (Chinese: 蔡康永; pinyin: Cai Kangyong) is a writer, TV Host in the Republic of China (Taiwan). He is most well known for his role in hosting the TV program KangXi Lai Le which airs on Chung T'ien Television with fellow hostess Xidi Hsu.

Brief Bio Edit

Mr. Tsai was born to a wealthy family. His father was a well known lawyer and his family was briefly in the shipping business. Mr. Tsai went to private schools for his pre – bachelor education, and he entered Tunghai University to study Foreign Language in 1984.

In 1990, Kevin Tsai graduated from UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television with a Master Degree in TV Production and moved back to Taiwan. He began working as the director of Voice of Taipei Radio Station, and later on the Chief Editor of GQ – Taiwan. In 2004, Kevin was joined by his fellow hostess Xidi Hsu in hosting the TV program - KangXi Lai Le and his popularity skyrocketed since. Mr. Tsai has also been frequenting the Golden Horse Film Festival and Awards. Partnered with Patty Hou and Lin Chi-ling, Kevin Tsai has been presenting the award show since 2001. Kevin is a skilled writer. He has written seven different books and many of them became Taiwan’s Bestsellers.

Mr. Tsai is an open homosexual. During a program hosted by Li Ao in 2002, Kevin Tsai openly admitted his sexual orientation while pointing out that there was still much work to be done in Taiwan’s LGBT social movements. [1] [2] [3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. http://gsrat.net/news/newsclipDetail.php?ncdata_id=3963 Title: "The First LGBT TV show in Mainland China, Kevin Tsai as Guest Host" News wired By Gender/Sexuality Rights Association Taiwan
  2. http://www.castro.com.tw/news/t040322.htm Title: "Madam Wenying Wants to come out of closet?! Kevin Tsai voices up about unfairness in LGBT." News wired by TVBS - Taiwan 03/22/04
  3. http://mail.nhu.edu.tw/~society/e-j/22/22-09.htm Title: "Double Standard: Media throws mud over LGBT." Article by 郭明旭 Forwarded by Nanhua University - Taiwan

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