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LGBT Asians/South Asians Protest Trump’s Anti-Muslim Travel Ban v. 3.0

NQAPIA MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release: Monday, Oct 17, 2017 For More Information: Roberta Sklar 917-704-6358 robertasklar@yahoo.com Glenn Magpantay, 917-439-3158, glenn_magpantay@nqapia.org   LGBT Asians/South Asians Protest Trump’s Anti-Muslim Travel Ban v. 3.0 Actions in 7 Cities, Stories of Queer Muslims, and LGBT Amicus Brief in Court New York, NY … On Wednesday, October 18, Trump’s anti-Muslim Travel Ban v. 3.0 […]

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Support LGBTQ API Undocumented Immigrant Youth

Earlier this month, we had another attack on immigrants: Trump called for an end to DACA. Since then, he has seemed to flip-flop on if he supports undocumented youth, but we need your unwavering support. We believe undocumented LGBTQ API people deserve to live, work, and study in the US without fear of deportation. What’s […]

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#QueerAzaadi: Virtual Support

Want to support this weekend of action for #QueerAzaadi, but can’t come to an event in person? We would love your support by amplifying our work through social media! We’d love for trans and queer Muslims to take over social media on Sunday 9/10 at 5PT / 7CT / 8ET. Can you join us? You […]

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NQAPIA Delivers 971 Postcards to Trump to Preserve DACA

Today, the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) delivered 971 postcards from LGBTQ Asian Americans, South Asians, Southeast Asians, Pacific Islanders (APIs) and allies from across the country urging Mr. Trump and Congress to preserve the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The program has helped thousands of LGBTQ API young people trying […]

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#QueerAzaadi: A National Call for Mourning, Action, & Celebration on 9/11

 #QueerAzaadi // Queer Liberation A National Call for Action, Mourning, & Celebration on the Weekend of 9/11 Ava Le’Ray Barrin, 17 years old. Nabra Hassanen, 17 years old. Jaquarrius Holland, 18 years old. Srinivas Kuchibhotla, 32 years old. These are just a few of the people that our communities have lost to hate crimes and […]

Professional Networking Receptions

We are celebrating the great diversity within our profession and supporting LGBT Asian American and South Asian professionals in corporate, finance, and law through networking receptions in four cities. These annual receptions are co-sponsored by several local and national specialty bar associations. Cities LOS ANGELES Tuesday, October 17, 2017 6:00 – 8:00 PM Paul Hastings LLP […]

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Fact Sheet: Texas SB4’s Impact on LGBT & Asian Communities

What is Texas Senate Bill 4? On May 4, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed into law SB4, one of the nation’s most rigorous anti-immigrant laws passed since Donald Trump took office. It bans “sanctuary cities” where immigrants are protected in that local police officers are limited in asking for or disclosing someone’s immigration status. The […]

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A Love Letter to our People

To our trans and gender non-conforming fam: To all of us. It’s been a rough year. It’s been a rough few years. Hell, it’s been rough for as long as we can remember. Last week, our trans and GNC communities became the latest political pawn in Trump’s hellish games. We’re writing to say that we […]

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Action Alert: Don’t Repeal our Healthcare!

Don’t Repeal our Healthcare! We need to continue fighting the attack on our communities from Trump’s administration. Republicans in both the house and the senate have been scheming to take away our access to affordable healthcare, and we can’t let them leave our communities in the dark! At the beginning of May, the House passed […]