LGBTQ Asian Pacific Islander Activists Mobilize for Racial Justice, Immigrants’ Rights & Trans Liberation

More than 650 LGBTQ Asian Pacific Islanders from around the world are meeting in San Francisco this weekend to hone skills, build community, and celebrate achievements. The attendees are in the Bay Area to take part in “Growing Home,” the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance’s National Conference. The conference is host to more than … Read more LGBTQ Asian Pacific Islander Activists Mobilize for Racial Justice, Immigrants’ Rights & Trans Liberation

Emerging Equality: The State of the LGBTQ Movement in Asia

SAN FRANCISCO, JULY 26 — International queer activists gathered today in San Francisco’s Chinatown to discuss the state of LGBTQ organizing in Asia. The activists hailed from Vietnam, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Japan, and China. They shared personal stories and political updates regarding their countries’ cultural and legal stances toward LGBTQ people. The speakers were in town … Read more Emerging Equality: The State of the LGBTQ Movement in Asia

The Impact of the Expected Proposed Public Charge Regulation on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Immigrants and Their Families  

  What is the Expected Proposed Public Charge Regulation? As part of its continuing scapegoating and attacks on immigrants and refugees, the Trump administration is expected to propose a radical expansion of an immigration law that could deny permanent residence (“green cards”) to hundreds of thousands of immigrants.[i] Under current immigration law, applicants for permanent … Read more The Impact of the Expected Proposed Public Charge Regulation on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Immigrants and Their Families