NQAPIA Statement on Tom Perez Nomination for Secretary of Labor

The National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) commends President Obama for his nomination on March 18, 2013 of Assistant Attorney General Tom Perez for Secretary of Labor.  From his days leading the Office of Civil Rights for the Department of Health and Human Services, to leading the Maryland State Department of Labor, Tom Perez has … Read more NQAPIA Statement on Tom Perez Nomination for Secretary of Labor

Coalition of Asian LGBT Groups Host Boston LGBT Immigration Forum

Contact: Ben de Guzman; ben_deguzman@nqapia.org; 202-422-4909 RSVP via Facebook:  http://www.facebook.com/events/419828634773853/   What: An evening discussion focused on comprehensive immigration reform and what it means for LGBT Asian Americans, South Asian, Southeast Asians, and Pacific Islanders.  Share your/ your family’s story or come to listen. Refreshments and refreshing conversation will be provided. An LGBT member of … Read more Coalition of Asian LGBT Groups Host Boston LGBT Immigration Forum

NQAPIA Op-Ed on LGBT Undocumented

NQAPIA Co-Director Ben de Guzman attended the launch of a report by the Center for American Progress and the Williams Institute on LGBT undocumented immigrants.  Some of the key findings of “Living in Dual Shadows” include: 267,000 LGBT undocumented immigrants LGBT undocumented immigrants are more likely to be Asian (15% of the LGBT undocumented population v. … Read more NQAPIA Op-Ed on LGBT Undocumented