Entries by NQAPIA

Making a Splash In Charm City: NQAPIA at Creating Change

Making a Splash In Charm City: NQAPIA at Creating Change NQAPIA and its partners helped raise the profile of Asian Americans, South Asians, Southeast Asians and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) again this year at Creating Change: The National Conference on LGBT Equality.  Put on by the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, Creating Change is one […]

New Fact Sheets on LGBT Immigrant Rights

Check out these new fact sheets on LGBT Immigrant Rights from NQAPIA and the Asian American Justice Center: LGBT Detention Enforcement Fact Sheet Undocumented LGBT Fact Sheet Please share widely with other friends, colleagues, and organizations who advocate for the rights of immigrants and LGBT people. Thank you!  

Support and Sponsor NQAPIA’s 2012 National Conference!

The National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) is excited to announce “Presence, Power, Progress” – a national conference of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) Asian Americans, South Asians, Southeast Asians, and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) – to be held on July 19-22, 2012 in Washington, DC. AAPIs are among the fastest growing minority groups […]

NQAPIA 2011 News Magazine

Read about NQAPIA activities in 2011 and what our local organizations have been doing in Asian American, South Asian, Southeast Asian, and Pacific Islander (AAPI) lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) communities. Highlights: LGBT AAPI Youth Briefing at the White House Here and There: Local Updates A (Lunar) New Year for “Creating Change” Community Catalyst Awards: […]

Nat’l Conference Request for Proposals -Deadline Extended to Dec 31

The National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) is pleased to announce its Request for Proposals (RFP) for workshops and cultural activities for the NQAPIA 2012 Conference . The theme for the 2012 conference is “Presence, Power, Progress.” Please submit proposals by, DECEMBER 31, 2011. Decisions to be announced in January 2012. We recommend that […]

National Conference Save the Date!!!

  SAVE THE DATE and Request for Proposals! Join us JULY 19-22 in Washington, DC!! Presence Power Progress A National Conference of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Asian Americans, South Asians, Southeast Asians, and Pacific Islanders to network, organize, agitate, educate, and build capacity of the nation’s LGBT AAPI community.   July 19-22, 2012 Washington, […]

NQAPIA Statement: Gaurav Gopalan and South Asian LGBT Communities in Washington, DC

For Immediate Release: September 25, 2011 Contact: Ben de Guzman NQAPIA Co-Director for Programs Phone: 202-422-4909 E-mail: ben_deguzman@nqapia.org The National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) is saddened to hear about the death of Gaurav Gopalan in Washington, DC. Gaurav died on September 10, 2011 and his death was pronounced a homicide ten days later. […]

9/11 Reflections

Visibility and Memory: Reflections on 9/11 from South Asian and LGBT Perspectives Photo Credit: Perry de Guzman By: Ben de Guzman, NQAPIA Co-Director for Programs As the 10th anniversary of 9/11 approaches, we are already seeing an outpouring of retrospectives and analyses of that fateful day and the impact it has had on the U.S. […]