Entries by NQAPIA staff

Media Release: Announcing Family Acceptance Campaign & Workshop Tour

MEDIA RELEASE For More Information, Contact: Jay Blotcher, 845-612-9837, jay@publicimpactpr.com or Alan Klein, 917-720-4017, alan@publicimpactpr.com Asian Parents Throw a Lifeline to their LGBTQ Children in Powerful, New Asian Family Acceptance Campaign NQAPIA announces first-ever LGBTQ-positive ads to air on major Asian television networks, backed by multi-city Asian Family Acceptance workshop tour A news conference will […]

Family Acceptance Workshops

Love Opens the Closet Door In the Asian and Pacific Islander (API) community, coming out is difficult. LGBTQ children feel their honesty about sexual orientation will shame or dishonor parents, but staying in the closet takes a greater toll, causing isolation, depression, and even suicide. NQAPIA provides a solution to this dilemma: our Family Acceptance […]

What Do We Mean when We Say #APIs4BlackLives?

Why and how do we show up in solidarity with the Movement for Black Lives? What do we really mean when we say #APIs4BlackLives? Click the image to watch NQAPIA’s QAPIs4BlackLives video Hear members of the NQAPIA family talk about their personal experiences with police, where their solidarity comes from, and why they are engaged […]

Media Release: Hundreds of LGBTQ APIs & Allies Demand that the DHS #StopProfilingUs

MEDIA RELEASE  For Immediate Release: Friday, March 8, 2016 For More Information, Contact: Sasha W., Organizing Director, sasha@nqapia.org Hundreds of LGBTQ APIs and Allies Demand that the Department of Homeland Security #StopProfilingUs Washington, DC. Today, the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance delivered a petition with hundreds of signatures from LGBTQ APIs and our allies to Jeh Johnson, the […]

NQAPIA 2015 News Magazine

Read about NQAPIA activities in 2015 and what our local organizations have been doing in Asian American, South Asian, Southeast Asian, and Pacific Islander (AAPI) lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) communities. Highlights: NQAPIA National Conference Family Acceptance: Family is still Family, Love is still Love Rise Up! National Week of Action on Immigrants’ Rights LGBT Asian/South […]

NQAPIA 2014 News Magazine

Read about NQAPIA activities in 2014 and what our local organizations have been doing in Asian American, South Asian, Southeast Asian, and Pacific Islander (AAPI) lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) communities. Highlights: 2014 by the Numbers President Obama takes Executive Action on Immigration Hooray for our Allies! LGBT Asian American/South Asian Lawyers Networking Receptions in DC, […]

NQAPIA 2013 News Magazine

Read about NQAPIA activities in 2013 and what our local organizations have been doing in Asian American, South Asian, Southeast Asian, and Pacific Islander (AAPI) lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) communities. Highlights: NQAPIA Leadership Summit // Honolulu, HI Fighting for Immigration Reform Uncovering Our Stories: AAPI LGBTQ Immigrant Voices DesiQ 2013 Regional Roundup Hooray for […]