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New Fact Sheets on LGBT Immigrant Rights

Check out these new fact sheets on LGBT Immigrant Rights from NQAPIA and the Asian American Justice Center: LGBT Detention Enforcement Fact Sheet Undocumented LGBT Fact Sheet Please share widely with other friends, colleagues, and organizations who advocate for the rights of immigrants and LGBT people. Thank you!  

2012 National Conference

Support and Sponsor NQAPIA’s 2012 National Conference!

The National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) is excited to announce “Presence, Power, Progress” – a national conference of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) Asian Americans, South Asians, Southeast Asians, and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) – to be held on July 19-22, 2012 in Washington, DC. AAPIs are among the fastest growing minority groups […]

2012 National Conference

Submit NQAPIA Keynote Speaker suggestions & Community Catalyst Award nominations!

NQAPIA members, We need your help for our National Conference in Washington, DC from July 19-22 2012. At the NQAPIA Leadership Summit in July 2011, attendees brainstormed a list of possible keynote speakers and that list was refined to individuals whom the planning committee feels represent our diverse LGBTQ AAPI communities. As we craft our […]

2011 News Magazine

NQAPIA 2011 News Magazine

Read about NQAPIA activities in 2011 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: LGBT AAPI Youth Briefing at the White House Here and There: Local Updates A (Lunar) New Year for “Creating Change” Community Catalyst Awards: […]

2012 National Conference

Nat’l Conference Request for Proposals -Deadline Extended to Dec 31

The National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) is pleased to announce its Request for Proposals (RFP) for workshops and cultural activities for the NQAPIA 2012 Conference. The theme for the 2012 conference is “Presence, Power, Progress.” Please submit proposals by, DECEMBER 31, 2011. Decisions to be announced in January 2012. We recommend that you […]

2012 National Conference

National Conference Save the Date!!!

SAVE THE DATE and Request for Proposals! Join us JULY 19-22 in Washington, DC!! Presence Power Progress A National Conference of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Asian Americans, South Asians, Southeast Asians, and Pacific Islanders to network, organize, agitate, educate, and build capacity of the nation’s LGBT AAPI community.   July 19-22, 2012 Washington, DC   Crystal […]

Gaurav Gopalan

NQAPIA Statement: Gaurav Gopalan and South Asian LGBT Communities in Washington, DC

For Immediate Release: September 25, 2011 Contact: Ben de Guzman NQAPIA Co-Director for Programs Phone: 202-422-4909 E-mail: The National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) is saddened to hear about the death of Gaurav Gopalan in Washington, DC. Gaurav died on September 10, 2011 and his death was pronounced a homicide ten days later. […]


9/11 Reflections

Visibility and Memory: Reflections on 9/11 from South Asian and LGBT Perspectives Photo Credit: Perry de Guzman By: Ben de Guzman, NQAPIA Co-Director for Programs As the 10th anniversary of 9/11 approaches, we are already seeing an outpouring of retrospectives and analyses of that fateful day and the impact it has had on the U.S. […]