BLOG ARCHIVE

An archive of past blogs, ranging from events, media releases, updates, fundraisers, actions, conferences, and more.

Remembering Orlando for National Coming Out Day

Earlier this week was National Coming Out Day, and during the delay of this email, we took time to reflect on the months since the Orlando tragedy. To us, the Orlando tragedy underlines how important it is to be out of the closet and to support and celebrate individualism and diversity, especially for our kids […]

NQAPIA Staff

Nominate an LGBTQ AAPI Organization for our Community Catalyst Awards

Member of the Year Awards Next week, NQAPIA will hold its triennial Leadership Summit, and on Saturday, August 13th, we will hold a Community Catalyst Awards Fundraiser Banquet. This year’s event will highlight something new and exciting. Help Us Celebrate YOU! At the Leadership Summit, instead of only recognizing recognizing well-known or famous individuals, we […]

Marsha holds a sign that reads "I [heart] my trans son"

“Why I Give” by Marsha Aizumi

When I was an ashamed, sad, and fearful mother, I found PFLAG. It was a place where I could get support as a mother. I am so grateful for them. But what I didn’t find at PFLAG were individuals that looked like our family and people who understood our cultural uniqueness. I found that support […]

Give OUT Day is Next Tuesday, August 2nd!

On August 2, people around the country will come together to raise critically needed funds for LGBTQ communities. Give OUT Day is a national day of giving for the LGBTQ community—a 24-hour online fundraising event. These funds translate directly into services, advocacy, and programs that help tens of thousands of LGBTQ people. Now more than […]

LGBT POC DNC Briefing

What’s Next for LGBTQ People of Color?

What’s Next for LGBTQ People of Color? Join the Center for Black Equity, League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC), NQAPIA, and the Unión=Fuerza Latino Institute on Thursday, July 28 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for a policy briefing in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. RSVP Here   Aisha C. Moodie-Mills, President and CEO of the […]

2016 Voter Guide

We Need Your Help for our 2016 Voter Guide

The 2016 Presidential Election is just over 3 months away, and NQAPIA is developing a non-partisan Voter Guide to ensure that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ) Asian American, South Asian, Southeast Asian, and Pacific Islander (AAPI) voters are fully informed. What Should We Ask the Candidates? The Voter Guide will provide insight into the […]

A Different Closet: Undocumented LGBT Immigrants

A Different Closet Undocumented LGBT Immigrants: Harsh Realities Special Challenges Available as a Live or Audiocast CLE Program One of the hottest political issues of the current election cycle is that of immigration. Undocumented immigrants are being received by American society in a very different way than immigrants in the past. Undocumented LGBT immigrants in […]

AAIFF

NQAPIA 25% Discount at AAIFF

We are happy to partner with the Asian American International Film Festival (AAIFF) in presenting three films: Spa Night, LGBTQ Shorts, and Front Cover. AAIFF is the first and longest running festival in the country devoted to films by and about Asians & Asian Americans. NQAPIA supporters receive a 25% discounted rate for any film […]

LGBTQ Allyship Panel Workshop

LGBTQ Allyship Panel Workshop

We invite you to join NQAPIA & Project by Project for… This LGBTQ Allyship Panel Workshop is aimed for the general public to generate awareness of the underlying issues of the AAPI LGBTQ community and how to be better allies. Panelists Our panelists will provide a wide range of perspectives, situations and ways allies can […]