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Nov, 2016

California Voter Resources: How to protect LGBTQ Youth from the School-to-Prison Pipeline

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This November, Asian American and Pacific Islander voters will play a key role in shaping the future of queer and trans youth of California. Here’s what you need to know to be ready on Election Day on November 8th. We’ve compiled various voter resources below to educate Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and allies on a wide range of issues. Prop 55 and Prop 57: Protect LGBTQ Youth from the School-to-Prison Pipeline California Propositions In-Language with #AAPIs4CE Voter Guide Learn about other key propositions on the ballot and the positions that  progressive […]

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Aug, 2016

Get Your Tickets! 11th Anniversary: Leading Change

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Ticket Prices Membership Admission: $60 General Admission: $75 Admission & Membership Package: $100 (Includes admission for one person and one year’s membership with API Equality-LA!) Group Tickets: For groups of 10 or more, contact us at contact@apiequalityla.org for discounted pricing. This year we are honoring Asian Americans Advancing Justice-LA (AAAJ-LA) and LGBTQ civil rights pioneer Andre’ Ting. AAAJ-LA was instrumental in the creation of API Equality-LA and has played a pivotal role in advancing support for LGBTQ equality in the Asian Pacific American community. Andre’ Ting was a founder of the […]

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Jan, 2016

Join us for the 2016 Lunar New Year Parade & Banquet In LA

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PLEASE RSVP FOR THE PARADE HERE You are invited to march with API Equality-LA in the 117th Annual Golden Dragon Parade to celebrate the Lunar New Year! Join us as we welcome the Year of the Monkey and provide an LGBT presence at Chinatown’s largest celebration! As the only LGBT contingent in the Golden Dragon Parade, we will march together to show that our movement for equality and the fair treatment for LGBT individuals is stronger than ever! When Assemble at 12:00 PM on Saturday, February 13, 2016. During the […]

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Nov, 2015

Share your story on Q&A Space for 2015 by Dec. 1st!

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By many accounts, this year has been a landmark year for the LGBTQ community with victories such as legal nationwide marriage equality and the steadily increasing visibility of trans people in mainstream media. However, these wins do not reflect the stories and priorities of all facets of our lives as LGBTQ Asian American and Pacific Islanders (API). We live at the complicated intersections of oppression based on race, gender identity, and sexual orientation, and our lived experiences are often not reflected in the stories shared about the LGBTQ narrative. API […]

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Jun, 2015

WE WON! Supreme Court Rules for Marriage Equality in All States!

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The Supreme Court just delivered its decision on the Obergefell v. Hodges case, ruling in a 5-4 decision that the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution requires all states to license same-sex couples to marry and to recognize same-sex marriages licensed in other states–an unqualified victory for marriage equality throughout the country.

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Nov, 2014

Justice for Michael Brown

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API Equality-LA stands with those calling for justice for Michael Brown. The failure to achieve a grand jury indictment of police officer Darren Wilson for killing Michael Brown is yet another indication that our criminal justice system must be reformed. This result is further proof that the system as a whole does not work for those locked out – See more at: http://apiequalityla.org/#sthash.nEBixamB.dpuf

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