PRESS/STATEMENTS

Scroll through NQAPIA’s statements, sign-ons, and media releases in chronological order.

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NQAPIA Mourns Orlando Shooting Victims, Warns Against Islamophobic Rhetoric & Violence

NQAPIA MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release: Sunday, June 12, 2016 For More Information, Contact: Sasha W., 909-343-2219, sasha@nqapia.org NQAPIA Mourns Orlando Shooting Victims, Warns Against Islamophobic Rhetoric We are heartbroken. We send love to the countless people affected by the tragedy in Orlando. At a time when we are proudly celebrating our LGBTQ identities and […]

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Media Release: NQAPIA Applauds DOJ’s Federal Lawsuit Against North Carolina’s HB2

MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release: Monday, May 16, 2016 For More Information, Contact: Glenn D. Magpantay, glenn_magpantay@nqapia.org New York, NY (May 16, 2016) — Last week, the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Education released a historic letter confirming that Title IX protects transgender students from discrimination in educational settings. The U.S. Department […]

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Media Release: Announcing Family Acceptance Campaign & Workshop Tour

MEDIA RELEASE For More Information, Contact: Jay Blotcher, 845-612-9837, jay@publicimpactpr.com or Alan Klein, 917-720-4017, alan@publicimpactpr.com Asian Parents Throw a Lifeline to their LGBTQ Children in Powerful, New Asian Family Acceptance Campaign NQAPIA announces first-ever LGBTQ-positive ads to air on major Asian television networks, backed by multi-city Asian Family Acceptance workshop tour A news conference will […]

Media Release: Announcing Family Acceptance Campaign & Workshop Tour

MEDIA RELEASE For More Information, Contact: Jay Blotcher, 845-612-9837, jay@publicimpactpr.com or Alan Klein, 917-720-4017, alan@publicimpactpr.com Asian Parents Throw a Lifeline to their LGBTQ Children in Powerful, New Asian Family Acceptance Campaign NQAPIA announces first-ever LGBTQ-positive ads to air on major Asian television networks, backed by multi-city Asian Family Acceptance workshop tour A news conference will […]

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Media Release: Hundreds of LGBTQ APIs & Allies Demand that the DHS #StopProfilingUs

MEDIA RELEASE  For Immediate Release: Friday, April 8, 2016 For More Information, Contact: Sasha W., Organizing Director, sasha@nqapia.org Hundreds of LGBTQ APIs and Allies Demand that the Department of Homeland Security #StopProfilingUs Washington, DC. Today, the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance delivered apetition with hundreds of signatures from LGBTQ APIs and our allies to Jeh Johnson, the head […]

Media Release: Hundreds of LGBTQ APIs & Allies Demand that the DHS #StopProfilingUs

MEDIA RELEASE  For Immediate Release: Friday, March 8, 2016 For More Information, Contact: Sasha W., Organizing Director, sasha@nqapia.org Hundreds of LGBTQ APIs and Allies Demand that the Department of Homeland Security #StopProfilingUs Washington, DC. Today, the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance delivered a petition with hundreds of signatures from LGBTQ APIs and our allies to Jeh Johnson, the […]

Media Release: Immigrants’ Rights are LGBT Rights

MEDIA RELEASE  For Immediate Release: Friday, March 4, 2016 For More Information, Contact: Glenn Magpantay, 917-439-3158, glenn_magpantay@nqapia.org LGBT Groups File Amicus Brief at U.S. Supreme Court for Immigrants’ Rights “Immigrants’ Rights are LGBT Rights” Washington, DC. Today, the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA), with the pro bono assistance of McDermott Will & Emery LLP, filed […]

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LGBTQ Indians Pressure Apple, Google, and Facebook to #ChallengeModi this Weekend on Homophobic Law

[NQAPIA is hosting this statement in support of Queers for Justice in India. For any press inquiries, please contact Tara Gonsalves (press@challengemodi.com).]   LGBTQ Indians Pressure Apple, Google, and Facebook to #ChallengeModi this Weekend on Homophobic Law LGBTQ Indian Americans and their allies are calling on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Apple CEO Tim Cook, and […]

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NQAPIA Supports Justice in Madison

BREAKING NEWS: Yesterday, NQAPIA’s new Organizing Director Sasha W. was locked in front of the Dane County Jail in Madison, WI for 3 hours and 50 minutes. NQAPIA stands with Sasha, with the others at yesterday’s action, and with the Young Gifted & Black (YGB) Coalition organizing in Madison. Those locked to the jail doors […]

NQAPIA Stands with Baltimore

As the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance, we stand with the Baltimore Uprising and Black organizers in the city. The nation is reeling from yet another killing of an unarmed Black person—this time in police custody. We refuse to condemn the “violence” of protesters without first condemning the state violence that created this situation—by […]