schedule, workshops, and caucuses

Find a full conference schedule with locations here: 2018 Workshop Schedule Find a list of the 2018 conference workshops here: NQAPIA Sessions – Workshops Find a list of the 2018 conference caucuses here: NQAPIA Sessions – Caucuses As always, registration for the conference is at bit.ly/nqapia2018. You can also find the workshop schedule in grid … Read more schedule, workshops, and caucuses

Community Catalyst Awards

NQAPIA’s National LGBTQ API Conference will feature the Community Catalyst Awards Gala where we will recognize organizations and individuals who have made significant impact to improve the lives and advance for the interests of the LGBTQ API community, enhanced their organizations’ infrastructure and programs, or demonstrated exemplary partnership with NQAPIA. We invite you to nominate … Read more Community Catalyst Awards

2018 National Conference Sponsors

As of June 25, 2018 Gold Bohnett Foundation Marguerite Casey Foundation Pearl AARP (American Association of Retired Persons) Comcast / NBC Universal Masto Foundation The California Endowment JADE Aratani Foundation AT&T Caesars’ Entertainment GSA Network Grindr for Equality Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Kiran Bavikatte Foundation Macy’s National API LGBT Giving Circle National Education Association (NEA) … Read more 2018 National Conference Sponsors

About HIV/AIDS

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Find HIV/AIDS Prevention & Service Providers Enter your address, city and state, or ZIP Code: GO For more information on this widget, please visit HIV.gov. Love & Solidarity: Together PrEP, Testing, and Treatment Can End HIV/AIDS All information listed here is from www.HIV.gov Find a Testing Location What Is HIV? HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus. … Read more About HIV/AIDS

LGBT Asians/South Asians Urge U.S.  Supreme Court to Strike Down Trump’s  Anti-Muslim Travel Ban

1882: Anti-Chinese travel ban; 1952: Anti-LGBT travel ban; 1987: Anti-HIV travel ban; 2017: Anti-Muslim travel ban // Tell them: #NeverAgain #QueerAzaadi www.nomuslimbanever.com

Read the LGBT Amicus Brief at bit.ly/17-956 Tomorrow on April 25, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Donald Trump’s third iteration of his anti-Muslim Travel Ban. The ban, issued by Executive Order, bars people from certain majority Muslim countries from coming to the United States. LGBT Asian/South Asian groups submitted an … Read more LGBT Asians/South Asians Urge U.S.  Supreme Court to Strike Down Trump’s  Anti-Muslim Travel Ban

Not Another Death Threat: Queer and Trans Muslim Realities in America

1882: Anti-Chinese travel ban; 1952: Anti-LGBT travel ban; 1987: Anti-HIV travel ban; 2017: Anti-Muslim travel ban // Tell them: #NeverAgain #QueerAzaadi www.nomuslimbanever.com

By Almas Haider There should be a name for the particular depression of living as a queer trans Muslim of color in America. A specific PTSD of walking the streets in constant fear of being racialized as Muslim and have your gender and sexual orientation questioned. The pleasure of not just having one day a … Read more Not Another Death Threat: Queer and Trans Muslim Realities in America

Texas SB4’s Impact on LGBTQ South Asians – Why We Should Care

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Texas SB4’s Impact on LGBTQ South Asians – Why We Should Care By Amrit Uprety of KhushATX and Sasha W. of the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) This past week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit upheld Texas Senate Bill 4 (SB4) one of the most rigorous anti-immigrant laws passed since Donald Trump took … Read more Texas SB4’s Impact on LGBTQ South Asians – Why We Should Care

Movement Convergences

Movement Convergences

NQAPIA is coming to your city to ask you: where are we now, and where will we go? Let’s identify the threats we’re up against and build our QTAPI political home! RSVP at bit.ly/convergences18 Program Each Movement Convergence is an opportunity for us to learn, share, and grow with one another between our local and … Read more Movement Convergences

Help Us Save DACA Today!

Pro-Dream Act Protesters

#DefendDACA & Speak Out for Our Communities Six months ago, the Trump administration announced a future end to the DACA program unless Congress acts to preserve it. Today is that day. DACA’s cancellation will make 800,000 undocumented young immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children again fear deportation and separation from their family, friends, and … Read more Help Us Save DACA Today!