Family Acceptance Workshops

Family is Still Family

[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 … Read more Family Acceptance Workshops

#RedefineSecurity Week of Action

Week of Action Flyer

[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 … Read more #RedefineSecurity Week of Action

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

What Do We Mean when We Say #APIs4BlackLives?

Why do LGBTQ AAPIs stand with Black Lives?

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 … Read more What Do We Mean when We Say #APIs4BlackLives?

Media Release: Hundreds of LGBTQ APIs & Allies Demand that the DHS #StopProfilingUs

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MEDIA RELEASE  For Immediate Release: Friday, April 8, 2016 For More Information, Contact: Sasha W., Organizing Director, sasha@nqapia.org Hundreds of LGBTQ APIs and Allies Demand that the Department of Homeland Security #StopProfilingUs Washington, DC. Today, the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance delivered apetition with hundreds of signatures from LGBTQ APIs and our allies to Jeh Johnson, the head … Read more Media Release: Hundreds of LGBTQ APIs & Allies Demand that the DHS #StopProfilingUs

Media Release: Hundreds of LGBTQ APIs & Allies Demand that the DHS #StopProfilingUs

MEDIA RELEASE  For Immediate Release: Friday, March 8, 2016 For More Information, Contact: Sasha W., Organizing Director, sasha@nqapia.org Hundreds of LGBTQ APIs and Allies Demand that the Department of Homeland Security #StopProfilingUs Washington, DC. Today, the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance delivered a petition with hundreds of signatures from LGBTQ APIs and our allies to Jeh Johnson, the … Read more Media Release: Hundreds of LGBTQ APIs & Allies Demand that the DHS #StopProfilingUs