Showing Up in Solidarity #15YearsLater: Reflections from our Accomplices & Family

Sasha speaks to the crowd

This past Sunday, on the 15th anniversary of 9/11, over 60 people created mock checkpoints across Washington, D.C. and shut down the intersection of 14th St and U St NW for two hours. As queer and trans Muslims and South Asians, we demanded an end to the legalized profiling of our people, especially by Secretary … Read more Showing Up in Solidarity #15YearsLater: Reflections from our Accomplices & Family

#15YearsLater Over 60 Protesters Demand an End to Legalized Profiling

Person holds sign "Jeh Johnson, 1,000s have spoken: will you listen? #RedefineSecurity #15YearsLater" standing behind a tower of boxes that read "Jeh Johnson, can you hear us NOW?"

[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sasha W., NQAPIA Organizing Director, 909-343-2219, sasha@nqapia.org Over 60 #15YearsLater protesters demand that Jeh Johnson and the Dept. of Homeland Security end legalized profiling of LGBTQ Muslim, South Asian and Black Communities On the 15th anniversary of September 11th, the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) … Read more #15YearsLater Over 60 Protesters Demand an End to Legalized Profiling

Multilingual Visibility Postcards

[av_heading heading=’MULTILINGUAL VISIBILITY POSTCARDS’ tag=’h3′ style=” size=” subheading_active=” subheading_size=’15’ padding=’10’ color=’custom-color-heading’ custom_font=’#8bbd28′][/av_heading] [av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”] “I support same-sex marriage. I support immigrants’ rights. I am queer Asian & proud.” NQAPIA hopes these multilingual postcards will help increase the visibility of LGBT AAPIs. The message is short and though it is admittedly not perfect, it expresses … Read more Multilingual Visibility Postcards