Entries by NQAPIA

National API HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

HIV stigma hurts individuals and our API community. Saving face can’t make you safe when Asians have statistically significant growth of HIV infection (5% increase from 2010-2014)! We need to empower each other to build healthier communities. Do You Know if You Have HIV? 66.5% of Asian Americans and 43.1% of Native Hawaiian or other […]

NQAPIA Urges Federal Appeals Court to Oppose Trump’s Anti-Muslim Travel Ban

MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release: Monday, May 15, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. PT EMBARGOED For More Information, Contact: Glenn Magpantay, 917-439-3158, glenn_magpantay@nqapia.org NQAPIA Urges Federal Appeals Court to Oppose Trump’s Anti-Muslim Travel Ban NQAPIA’s Amicus Brief Available at: bit.ly/hawaiivtrump Seattle, WA Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit will hear oral arguments […]

Support our Federation Members this Give OUT Day

Especially in 2017, we need to support the safety of our queer and trans and gender non-conforming Asian American, South Asian, Southeast Asian, and Pacific Islander (API) community. Learn how our federation members are supporting our communities with funds raised in this year’s Give OUT Day.   It’s critical it is to come together, fight […]

Share a Coffee with Actor Conrad Ricamora

Making our Communities Visible on National Television On this Friday morning, instead of worrying on your way to work, hearing the news and quickly grabbing some coffee to-go, join Conrad Ricamora in slowing down, making coffee at home, and donating your $5 latte money to an organization who will protect your community. Conrad, from ABC’s […]

NQAPIA and APALA Condemn Administration’s Rollback on Transgender Protections

For immediate release: February 24, 2017 Media contacts: Sasha W., 909-343-2219, sasha@nqapia.org Marian Manapsal, 202-508-3733, mmanapsal@apalanet.org NQAPIA and APALA Condemn Administration’s Rollback on Transgender Protections Washington, DC – This week, the Trump Administration issued rollbacks on guidance provided under the Obama Administration that allowed transgender students to use the restrooms matching their gender identity. The […]

Tell Cyberbullies: #LaterHaters

In the last 20 years, bullying—using greater strength or power to enforce one’s will on another—has moved from the playground to the Internet. Instead of physical strength and power, “cyberbullying” employs anonymity and emotional abuse to intimidate and threaten. This pernicious and growing problem can occur over any form of electronic communications and via a […]