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Welcome NQAPIA’s New Executive Director!

To our beloved community, federation member organizations, and partners,  After an extensive nationwide search conducted by NQAPIA’s Board of Directors, we are proud to announce that Kenrick Ross (he/him) was offered and has accepted the position of Executive Director. Kenrick officially starts on Monday, February 22, 2021.  The Board selected Kenrick Ross based on his […]


Hindu Fascism

Hindu Fascism or the Rise of the Right in API spaces is an on-going battle that has taken space for years. At NQAPIA, we are now navigating how and what our place is in these movements. Much of the Hindu fascism work will revolve around a very solid partnership with Equality Labs.  Equality Labs is […]

Immigration, Legal, Supreme Court

Legal Honor Roll

THE LEGAL HONOR ROLL OF PRO BONO CHAMPIONS NQAPIA thanks these law firms for their pro bono legal assistance and diversity & inclusion partnerships supporting the LGBT Asian & South Asian community over the past year. Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo PC Represented NQAPIA to lead the LGBTQ community in a winning amicus […]



ICE Has Finally Released a Trans Man From Solitary Confinement It’s been one hell of a fight and we celebrate every win, large and small — after 19 long months, Chin has finally been taken out of solitary confinement! On July 16, Chin (a/k/a Yuen Tzu, Detainee ID: 53906), a transgender man from Hong Kong, was released from […]