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 […]
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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!
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 members, We need your help for our National Conference in Washington, DC from July 19-22 2012. At the NQAPIA Leadership Summit in July 2011, attendees brainstormed a list of possible keynote speakers and that list was refined to individuals whom the planning committee feels represent our diverse LGBTQ AAPI communities. As we craft our […]
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: […]
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 […]
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, […]
For Immediate Release: September 25, 2011 Contact: Ben de Guzman NQAPIA Co-Director for Programs Phone: 202-422-4909 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.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. […]
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. […]