NQAPIA Announces National AAPI Action for LGBT Pride Month

Photo Caption: NQAPIA with NCAPA member organizations celebrating APA Heritage Month   NQAPIA ANNOUNCES NATIONAL AAPI ACTION FOR LGBT PRIDE MONTH National Asian American Groups to Issue Month Long Series of Statements Supporting LGBT Equality   For Immediate Release: Friday, May 30 2014 Contact: Ben de Guzman, NQAPIA E-mail: ben_deguzman@nqapia.org Phone: 202-422-4909   Washington, DC: The … Read more NQAPIA Announces National AAPI Action for LGBT Pride Month

Washington, DC Special Screening of “Documented” and Q&A featuring filmmaker Jose Antonio Vargas- June 1, 2014

We are pleased to present a special screening of Jose Antonio Vargas’ film, “Documented” during its opening weekend in the nation’s capital. Tickets are general admission- we STRONGLY encourage people to buy tickets online in advance here. For the Sunday June 1 5pm showing, Jose will be on hand for a Q&A panel with leaders … Read more Washington, DC Special Screening of “Documented” and Q&A featuring filmmaker Jose Antonio Vargas- June 1, 2014

IDAHOT Lifts Up International LGBT Issues- NQAPIA Statement

  May 17 is recognized around the world as International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT). Today, as advocates and our allies in countries across the globe continue their important work day-to-day addressing life-threatening issues of violence and discrimination against LGBT people, NQAPIA takes this opportunity to join the global chorus of voices calling for … Read more IDAHOT Lifts Up International LGBT Issues- NQAPIA Statement

NQAPIA Partners Come to Washington, DC: Bringing the Local Flavor

Photo Caption: NQAPIA partners with staff from the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus   The flurry of activities in Washington, DC around Asian American/ Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month continued this week, but took on a distinctly queer tone as local partners from NQAPIA’s network came to the nation’s capital to take part in the action … Read more NQAPIA Partners Come to Washington, DC: Bringing the Local Flavor

NQAPIA Celebrates AAPI Heritage Month- Washington, DC Style

caption: George Takei, with Greg Cendana from the Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance and NQAPIA’s own Ben de Guzman May, as Asian American/ Pacific Islander Heritage Month, is celebrated in Washington, DC every year with a series of events that highlight the best and brightest in the community. High end receptions, smart discussions of cutting … Read more NQAPIA Celebrates AAPI Heritage Month- Washington, DC Style

May Day and What’s at Stake for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month for the LGBT Community

The beginning of May is meaningful for millions of people in the United States and countless more people around the world for the celebration of May Day and its recognition of international workers, as well as for the kickoff of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. For the LGBT community, this is an opportunity … Read more May Day and What’s at Stake for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month for the LGBT Community