Month: April 2016

Family is Still Family
Current, Events, PSA Campaign, Visibility

Family Acceptance Workshops

[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”] Love Opens the Closet Door In the Asian and Pacific Islander (API) community, coming out is difficult. LGBTQ children feel their honesty about sexual orientation will shame or dishonor parents, but staying in the closet takes a greater toll, causing isolation, depression, and even suicide. NQAPIA provides a solution to this […]

Week of Action Flyer
Archive, Events

#RedefineSecurity Week of Action

[av_heading heading=’#REDEFINESECURITY WEEK OF ACTION’ tag=’h1′ style=” size=” subheading_active=” subheading_size=’15’ padding=’10’ color=” custom_font=”][/av_heading] [av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”] NQAPIA, in partnership with queer and trans* API organizations across the country, is hosting a #RedefineSecurity Week of Action from May 7-15, 2016. We have three main goals: Call for an end of legalized profiling and policing in queer […]

Archive, Blogroll, Immigration

Media Release: LGBTs Press U.S. Supreme Court to Support Immigrants’ Rights

NQAPIA MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release: Monday, April 18, 2016 For More Information, Contact: Glenn Magpantay, 917-439-3158, glenn_magpantay@nqapia.org LGBTs Press U.S. Supreme Court to Support Immigrants’ Rights NQAPIA’s Amicus Brief “Immigrants’ Rights are LGBT Rights” Available at https://www.dropbox.com/s/2v1vg4s82mt1v3f/US_v_TX.pdf?dl=0 or US v. Texas Standing in front of the New York Supreme Court, NQAPIA Executive Director Glenn Magpantay speaks out against US […]

Why do LGBTQ AAPIs stand with Black Lives?
Actions, Videos

What Do We Mean when We Say #APIs4BlackLives?

Why and how do we show up in solidarity with the Movement for Black Lives? What do we really mean when we say #APIs4BlackLives? Click the image to watch NQAPIA’s QAPIs4BlackLives video Hear members of the NQAPIA family talk about their personal experiences with police, where their solidarity comes from, and why they are engaged […]