Watch videos about NQAPIA’s work ranging from past conferences and events, immigration stories, family acceptance, and more.

Family is Still Family - Hindi

Family is Still Family: Public Service Announcements

In the Asian and Pacific Islander (API) community, young people often see coming out as an act of shaming and dishonoring their parents and their ancestors, but staying in the closet takes a greater toll, causing isolation, depression, and even suicide. Our “Family Is Still Family” television PSA Campaign—the first-ever multi-lingual public service announcements created […]

KARP Dol Screening

Parents of LGBTQ Korean Americans Launch Effort to Build Acceptance in Korean Immigrant Communities

Korean American Rainbow Parents (KARP) will kick off its outreach program in New York City with a film screening and community discussion, to be followed by a day-long seminar in Washington, D.C., for parents, activists, and allies from across the U.S. and Korea. NEW YORK CITY, September 5, 2016 – Today, Korean American Rainbow Parents […]


NQAPIA 25% Discount at AAIFF

We are happy to partner with the Asian American International Film Festival (AAIFF) in presenting three films: Spa Night, LGBTQ Shorts, and Front Cover. AAIFF is the first and longest running festival in the country devoted to films by and about Asians & Asian Americans. NQAPIA supporters receive a 25% discounted rate for any film […]

Glenn's MSNBC Interview with Richard Lui

NQAPIA in the News

Our “Family is Still Family” Campaign is the first of its kind. This campaign features (1) multilingual public service announcements featured on Asian ethnic television channels, (2) a 12-city tour of family acceptance workshops, (3) multilingual leaflets translated in 19 Asian languages. On tv, in person, and by print, API families have a variety of […]

Family is Still Family

Family is Still Family – Multilingual PSA campaign

Opening the Closet Door for our LGBTQ Kids In the Asian, South Asian, Southeast Asian, and Pacific Islander (API) community, coming out to family can be difficult. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer (LGBTQ) children feel being open about sexual orientation will shame or dishonor their family, but staying in the closet takes a greater […]

Why do LGBTQ AAPIs stand with Black Lives?

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 […]

Family is Still Family Japanese

Japanese Parents who Love their LGBT Kids – PSAs

Japanese Parents who Love their LGBT Kids – PSAs This month of June, tune into your local Asian Television station, and see Japanese parents who love their transgender children. English with Japanese subtitles – Marsha and Tad Aizumi, Japanese parents of a transgender son NQAPIA and the Asian Pride Project collaborated to develop a series of […]

Family is Still Family - Lao

Southeast Asian Parents who Love their LGBT Kids – PSAs

Southeast Asian Parents who love their LGBT kids – PSA Wouldn’t it be amazing to have Asian American parents who love their LGBT kids say that… on television… in Vietnamese and Lao? In June, tune in to your local Asian Television station, and see for yourselves! Translated materials are also available in Thai, Khmer, Hmong, Lao, Vietnamese, and Indonesian. NQAPIA and the […]