Entries by NQAPIA

LGBTQ API Athletes: Amazin LêThị

LGBTQ API Athletes: Amazin LêThị Amazin LêThị was a Vietnamese professional bodybuilder and now does advocacy work with her organization the Amazin Lethi Foundation, promoting HIV/AIDS awareness and equality for LGBT youth. She grew up in Australia, where she said, as a teen, she was bullied for being Asian and, later on, for being part […]

FACT SHEET: LGBTQ Rights in South Korea

South Korea has the makings of a broad legal framework to protect LGBT people from discrimination and violence, but it lacks provisions for enforcement and remedy. You can help by writing to the Korean president and urging the government to institute tangible mechanisms to hold perpetrators of anti-LGBT discrimination accountable. Only then can the LGBT […]

$500 Matching Grants for the 2018 National Conference

$500 Matching Grant for Local Fundraising to Attend the National Conference Request for Proposals (RFP) The National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) is a federation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Asian American, South Asian, Southeast Asian, and Pacific Islander (API) organizations. We seek to build the organizational capacity of local LGBT API groups, […]

OpEd: The Dream Act & the LGBTQ Community: So Much at Stake

OpEd By Glenn D. Magpantay, NQAPIA Executive Director Take Action: Send an email to Congress Congress must pass the Dream Act. So much is at stake for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) undocumented young people. In September, Donald Trump said he would cancel the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program unless Congress […]

NY 2018 Community Catalyst Awards

Join National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) at our 2018 Community Catalyst Awards Celebration on Saturday, March 31, 2018 at Joy Luck Palace on 98 Mott Street in New York City’s Chinatown. Join Date: Saturday, March 31, 2018 Time: 6:00-11:00 p.m. Location: Joy Luck Palace, 98 Mott Street, Manhattan Chinatown, New York, NY 10013 Honor Every year NQAPIA […]

DC 2018 Community Catalyst Awards

Join National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) at our 2018 Community Catalyst Awards Celebration on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at Tony Cheng’s Chinese Restaurant on 619 H St NW, Washington, DC. Join Date: Saturday, April 7, 2018 Time: 6:00-11:00 p.m. Location: Tony Cheng’s Chinese Restaurant, 619 H St NW, Washington, DC 20001 Honor Every year NQAPIA honors […]

Catch us at Creating Change

NQAPIA at the    Every three years, we come together to network, organize, agitate, educate, and build at the nation’s largest gathering of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) Asian, South Asian, Southeast Asian, and Pacific Islander (API) communities. This summer, we’re excited to be in San Francisco from July 26-29, 2018. LGBTQ API […]