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Make sure your loved ones get the health insurance they need before December 15

Thanks to the Affordable Care Act (or “Obamacare”), more LGBTQ Asian Americans, South Asians, Southeast Asians, and Pacific Islanders have health insurance than ever before.  The uninsured rate for low- and middle-income LGBTQ people has dropped by an overwhelming 35%.  That means access to health care we need, from life-saving HIV drugs to gender affirming […]

Voting & elections

Before Election Day Register to vote: https://www.rockthevote.org/ Use the National Voter Registration Form to register in Chinese, Bengali, Hindi, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Tagalog, Khmer, and Vietnamese. https://www.eac.gov/voters/national-mail-voter-registration-form/ Election Protection: Volunteer with the Asian American Legal Defense & Education Fund to monitor poll sites and defend our community’s right to vote. www.aaldef.net Voting on Election Day […]

NQAPIA legal fellowships

National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) POST-GRADUATE LEGAL FELLOWSHIPS Since the Election of Donald Trump, the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance’s legal program has expanded to include greater impact litigation and direct legal services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) Asian Americans, South Asians, Southeast Asians, and Pacific Islanders (APIs).  NQAPIA […]

NQAPIA legal internships

National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) LEGAL INTERNSHIPS   Since the Election of Donald Trump, the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance’s legal program has expanded to include greater impact litigation and direct legal services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) Asian Americans, South Asians, Southeast Asians, and Pacific Islanders (APIs).  NQAPIA is […]

LGBTQ Asian Pacific Islander Activists Mobilize for Racial Justice, Immigrants’ Rights & Trans Liberation

More than 650 LGBTQ Asian Pacific Islanders from around the world are meeting in San Francisco this weekend to hone skills, build community, and celebrate achievements. The attendees are in the Bay Area to take part in “Growing Home,” the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance’s National Conference. The conference is host to more than […]

Emerging Equality: The State of the LGBTQ Movement in Asia

SAN FRANCISCO, JULY 26 — International queer activists gathered today in San Francisco’s Chinatown to discuss the state of LGBTQ organizing in Asia. The activists hailed from Vietnam, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Japan, and China. They shared personal stories and political updates regarding their countries’ cultural and legal stances toward LGBTQ people. The speakers were in town […]

The Impact of the Expected Proposed Public Charge Regulation on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Immigrants and Their Families  

  What is the Expected Proposed Public Charge Regulation? As part of its continuing scapegoating and attacks on immigrants and refugees, the Trump administration is expected to propose a radical expansion of an immigration law that could deny permanent residence (“green cards”) to hundreds of thousands of immigrants.[i] Under current immigration law, applicants for permanent […]

FAQ

Need a question answered? Please visit these links before you reach out! Conference Schedule (https://www.nqapia.org/wpp/schedule/) 90 Workshops (http://www.nqapia.org/wpp/workshops-tracks/) Conference Location & Housing (http://www.nqapia.org/wpp/location-accommodations/) Registration Scholarships (https://bit.ly/2s6hpuO) Thanks to our Sponsors (http://www.nqapia.org/wpp/2018-national-conference-sponsors/) Interested in becoming a Sponsor, Exhibitor, or Advertiser? (https://www.nqapia.org/wpp/sponsorship-levels/) Volunteer with us: (bit.ly/volNQAPIA18)   Frequently Asked Questions Q: Where will the conference take place? […]

schedule, workshops, and caucuses

Find a full conference schedule with locations here: 2018 Workshop Schedule Find a list of the 2018 conference workshops here: NQAPIA Sessions – Workshops Find a list of the 2018 conference caucuses here: NQAPIA Sessions – Caucuses As always, registration for the conference is at bit.ly/nqapia2018. You can also find the workshop schedule in grid […]

A Letter from API Parents who Love Our LGBTQ+ Children

We are Asian and South Asian parents who love our LGBTQ+ children and we are very excited to be part of Growing Home, NQAPIA’s 2018 National Conference, in San Francisco this July 26-29. We would love for you to join us there. Register HERE. If you are an API LGBTQ+ person, please consider inviting your […]