NQAPIA 2013 News Magazine

Read about NQAPIA activities in 2013 and what our local organizations have been doing in Asian American, South Asian, Southeast Asian, and Pacific Islander (AAPI) lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) communities. Highlights: NQAPIA Leadership Summit // Honolulu, HI Fighting for Immigration Reform Uncovering Our Stories: AAPI LGBTQ Immigrant Voices DesiQ 2013 Regional Roundup Hooray for … Read more NQAPIA 2013 News Magazine

NQAPIA Media Release: LGBT Asian Americans Join Broader Immigrant Rights Movement in Ongoing Action

Caption:  (L-R) Pabitra Benjamin (NQAPIA), DJ Yoon (NAKASEC), Ben de Guzman (NQAPIA), Diana Bui (NAPAWF-DC), Dong Yoon Kim (NAKASEC), Becky Belcore (Korean Resource and Cultural Center, Chicago, IL), Emily Kessel (NAKASEC), Deepak Bhargava (Center for Community Change, Washington, DC) LGBT Asian Americans Join Broader Immigrant Rights Movement In Ongoing Action   NQAPIA mobilizes solidarity fasters … Read more NQAPIA Media Release: LGBT Asian Americans Join Broader Immigrant Rights Movement in Ongoing Action

Love Through Adversity

Caption:  Proud to stand by fellow solidarity fasters Mara Keisling (National Center for Transgender Equality), Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA), and Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY), and Sharita Gruberg (Center for American Progress), along with our friends at NCTE and CAP. LOVE THROUGH ADVERSITY   Today, I am not eating. Not because of the latest diet … Read more Love Through Adversity

Time Is Running Out

Pabitra Benjamin shared her thoughts about the NQAPIA hill drop and delivering over 2,700 postcards calling for commonsense immigration reform.  Add your voice to hers and tell the Congress to pass immigration reform this year!   Dear Friend, I’ve just spent two amazing days on Capitol Hill talking to actual members of Congress about immigration … Read more Time Is Running Out