RECENT POSTS

CURRENT EVENTS

IMMIGRATION

BLOGROLL

Conrad Ricamora at the 2016 Community Catalyst Awards

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 […]

DC Community Catalyst Awards Invitation

Celebrating our Community

Dear friends, This is a difficult time for many of us. It’s hard to find support with the deluge of despicable declarations that have been coming from the White House. But, we have to support each other. And, there are several champions in our community who have supported the queer API community and efforts to […]

NQAPIA logo

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 […]

Direct Action Trainings Flyer (click to read details)

Join NQAPIA’s Direct Action Trainings for People of Color

As we gear up for a Trump presidency, we have thought about how to get our people as trained as possible for what lies ahead. After talking with many of you, we’re planning a direct action organizing training series! The goal is to get as many people of color (POC) trained to engage in direct action […]

NY Community Catalyst Awards

2017 Community Catalyst Awards

NQAPIA’s Community Catalyst Awards are nights for us to come together as LGBTQ AAPIs and allies and celebrate members of our community. This March, join us for our celebrations in Washington, DC and New York, NY. Washington, DC Community Catalyst Awards Honorees Gautam Raghavan Vice President of Policy for the Gill Foundation and former liaison to […]

Donald Trump

NQAPIA Blasts Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration

MEDIA RELEASE for January 26, 2017 Contact: Sasha W., NQAPIA Organizing Director, 909-343-2219, sasha@nqapia.org NQAPIA Blasts Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration The National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance blasted Mr. Trump’s executive orders calling them “detrimental to the interest of the American public—immigrants and citizens alike,” according to Glenn D. Magpantay, NQAPIA’s Executive Director. Yesterday, […]

NQAPIA logo

NQAPIA Seeking Grant Writer in DC

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 (AAPI) organizations. NQAPIA is seeking a person with strong writing skills, preferably in the DC Metro Area, who can assist on writing grant proposals and grant reports. No […]