PRESS/STATEMENTS

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

Statement by National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance & Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance on President Obama’s Support of Marriage Equality

For Immediate Release Contact: Gregory Cendana, (202) 508-3733, gcendana@apalanet.org Ben de Guzman, (202) 422-4909, ben_deguzman@nqapia.org Wednesday, May 9, 2012   The National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) & the Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA) welcome President Barack Obama’s historic statement of support for marriage equality, becoming the first sitting President to publically announce […]

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NQAPIA Jointly Releases Report on LGBT Families of Color

Children Living in LGBT Families of Color Face Double Jeopardy Archaic family laws, LGBT social stigma, and racial/ethnic discrimination combine to create disparate impact February 28, 2012 MEDIA CONTACT: Steve Majors | Communications Director 202-664-0079| smajors@familyequality.org WASHINGTON, D.C.  — A new report released today shows how children living in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) families of […]

NQAPIA Expresses Outrage Over Pete Hoekstra Ad and Other Racist and Xenophobic Political Discourse

NQAPIA Joins national statement from Asian American and Pacific Islander organizations in response to Super Bowl ad in Michigan NQAPIA added its name to the list of national Asian American and Pacific Islander organizations that issued a letter condemning racist and xenophobic political discourse in this campaign season in 2012.  The National Council of Asian […]

NQAPIA Statement: Gaurav Gopalan and South Asian LGBT Communities in Washington, DC

For Immediate Release: September 25, 2011 Contact: Ben de Guzman NQAPIA Co-Director for Programs Phone: 202-422-4909 E-mail: ben_deguzman@nqapia.org The National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) is saddened to hear about the death of Gaurav Gopalan in Washington, DC. Gaurav died on September 10, 2011 and his death was pronounced a homicide ten days later. […]