Entries by NQAPIA

Media Release: Immigrants’ Rights are LGBT Rights

MEDIA RELEASE  For Immediate Release: Friday, March 4, 2016 For More Information, Contact: Glenn Magpantay, 917-439-3158, glenn_magpantay@nqapia.org LGBT Groups File Amicus Brief at U.S. Supreme Court for Immigrants’ Rights “Immigrants’ Rights are LGBT Rights” Washington, DC. Today, the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA), with the pro bono assistance of McDermott Will & Emery LLP, filed […]

DACA Legal Assistance

Although expanded DACA and DAPA are still wrapped up in the court system, you may apply for the original DACA. Legal groups across the nation may provide assistance for free or at a low cost. The specific groups listed here have not been vetted by NQAPIA to be queer friendly. Be sure to seek assistance from trusted clinics, and […]

2016 Community Catalyst Awards

NQAPIA’s 2016 Community Catalyst Awards dinners will be held in New York, Boston, and Washington, DC. These events are a chance for us to come together, share a multi-course banquet, enjoy performances by AAPI artists, and honor incredible organizations and leaders in the LGBTQ AAPI community. When you get involved with the Community Catalyst Awards, […]

LGBTQ Indians Pressure Apple, Google, and Facebook to #ChallengeModi this Weekend on Homophobic Law

[NQAPIA is hosting this statement in support of Queers for Justice in India. For any press inquiries, please contact Tara Gonsalves (press@challengemodi.com).]   LGBTQ Indians Pressure Apple, Google, and Facebook to #ChallengeModi this Weekend on Homophobic Law LGBTQ Indian Americans and their allies are calling on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Apple CEO Tim Cook, and […]

Why Queer APIs Want to #EndLGBTQDetention

As queer Asian American Pacific Islander communities who have an investment in abolishing immigration detention and deportation, this has been quite a week. On Monday, Jeb Bush explained that anchor babies are not a Latino phenomenon—but rather an Asian one. Through his comments, Bush again posits Asian Americans as “forever foreigners,” coming to the U.S. […]

Multilingual Leaflets

Support for Asian Parents to Love their LGBT Kids The National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) promotes acceptance of LGBT people, and our rights and dignity, amongst Asian Americans, South Asians, Southeast Asians, and Pacific Islanders (AAPI). Yet, there are few resources, role models, and culturally relevant messages. NQAPIA hopes to diversify the faces […]

PSAs on Asian Ethnic TV

NQAPIA worked with the Asian Pride Project to develop a series of short, multilingual videos of AAPI parents who love their LGBT children. The videos will air as Public Service Announcements (PSAs) on Asian ethnic TV stations. Throughout the month of June for LGBT Pride Month, these PSAs will potentially be seen by 13.9 million […]

Filipino Parents who Love their LGBT Kids – PSAs

Filipino Parents who Love their LGBT Kids – PSAs Wouldn’t it be amazing to have Asian American parents who love their LGBT kids say that… on television… in Tagalog? In June, tune in to your local Asian Television station, and see for yourselves! NQAPIA and the Asian Pride Project collaborated to develop a series of multilingual public […]