NQAPIA Statement on Grand Jury Decision Regarding the Shooting of Michael Brown

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NQAPIA stands in solidarity with the family of Michael Brown and all those who protest injustice.  As LGBT Asian Americans, South Asians, Southeast Asians, and Pacific Islanders, we know too well the pains of those who suffer under unbridled police misconduct and other law enforcement officials. We stand arm in arm with the community of … Read more NQAPIA Statement on Grand Jury Decision Regarding the Shooting of Michael Brown

QUEER ASIANS REVEL IN VICTORY BUT WILL CONTINUE TO FIGHT

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Breaking News: President Obama Announces Action on Immigration; Queer Asians respond For Immediate Release: November 21, 2014 Media  Contacts: Pabitra Benjamin, NQAPIA Organizing Director 202-805-5405, pabitra_benjamin@nqapia.org. Roberta sklar 917-704-6358 (For Interview opportunities) QUEER ASIANS REVEL IN VICTORY BUT WILL CONTINUE TO FIGHT  “The President’s action is a great step forward but the devil, and our dignity, … Read more QUEER ASIANS REVEL IN VICTORY BUT WILL CONTINUE TO FIGHT

QUEER ASIANS REVEL IN VICTORY; BUT WILL CONTINUE TO FIGHT

Breaking News: President Obama Announces Action on Immigration; Queer Asians respond For Immediate Release: November 21, 2014 Media  Contacts: Pabitra Benjamin, NQAPIA Organizing Director 202-805-5405, pabitra_benjamin@nqapia.org. Roberta sklar 917-704-6358 (For Interview opportunities) QUEER ASIANS REVEL IN VICTORY; BUT WILL CONTINUE TO FIGHT  “ The President’s action is a great step forward but the devil, and our … Read more QUEER ASIANS REVEL IN VICTORY; BUT WILL CONTINUE TO FIGHT

Marking the day of reflection: #TDOR

Written by Maxwell Ng It’s Trans Awareness Week (TAW) across the country; that means communities everywhere are busy holding educational and social events.  This week of events culminates with an event called Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR): a candlelight vigil where we remember and memorialize people around the world who have died for being Trans or gender non-conforming.  … Read more Marking the day of reflection: #TDOR

Marking the day of uplift: #TransLivesMatter

Written by: Janani Bala On the eve of Trans Day of Remembrance (TDOR) and marking the day of uplift for #TransLivesMatter, we continue to have a great deal to mourn. Every 32 hours a trans woman is reported murdered. 2013 was a record year for violence against LGBTQ people, with a 29% increase over the … Read more Marking the day of uplift: #TransLivesMatter

We need administrative relief on immigration NOW!

President Obama promised to act on immigration reform after the midterm elections. NQAPIA is urging that any administrative relief will include the special needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender Asian Americans, South Asians, Southeast Asians, and Pacific Islanders. Executive action by the President will help more than 267,000 LGBT undocumented immigrants – a disproportionate share … Read more We need administrative relief on immigration NOW!