White House: Inside and Outside

This week, Asian American, South Asian, Southeast Asian and Pacific Islander (AAPI) LGBT people spent a lot of time engaging the White House on a range of issues. On Thursday April 24, the White House honored the most recent round of “Champions of Change,” recognizing AAPI advocates who worked to improve access to health care … Read more White House: Inside and Outside

Indian Supreme Court: Desi LGBT Organizing in the Diaspora

This week, the Indian Supreme Court issued a ruling that allowed for the creation of a “third gender” to broaden the country’s gender classification systems. Many of NQAPIA’s partner groups, especially those focusing on serving South Asian LGBT communities, have been following events unfolding in India with respect to the LGBT communities there. As Indians and South … Read more Indian Supreme Court: Desi LGBT Organizing in the Diaspora

NQAPIA Immigration Update: From Buford Highway to the Beltway

This past weekend, participants at our Atlanta Regional Summit put their learnings into practice and engaged the immigration reform debate by calling on their friends and family to weigh in on legislation being considered in Washington, DC. At the Center for Pan Asian Community Services in the Buford Highway ethnic neighborhood, 20 phone bankers in … Read more NQAPIA Immigration Update: From Buford Highway to the Beltway

LGBT Asian Americans Come to Atlanta with a Sense of History

Caption: The Center for Pan Asian Community Services, site for NQAPIA 2014 Atlanta Regional  Summit   National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance brings first LGBT Asian American Conference to the South and Supports National April 5 Day of Action on Deportation   For Immediate Release April 4, 2014 Ben de Guzman 202-422-4909 Ben_deGuzman@nqapia.org Atlanta, GA- … Read more LGBT Asian Americans Come to Atlanta with a Sense of History