API Equality-LA News

default_pictureApril General Coalition Meeting: Filipino American LGBT Experiences!

Focus on Filipinos There are nearly 375,000 Filipino Americans living in Los Angeles County alone, the largest concentration in the U.S.  After Chinese, Filipinos are the second largest Asian American ethnic group, locally and nation-wide.  Between 2000 and 2010 the number of Filipinos in the U.S. increased by nearly 40%.  At our April general meeting, API Equality-LA andMore…

default_pictureVolunteer with API Equality-LA at the Thai Songkran Festival in Hollywood!

Volunteer with us at the Thai Songkran Festival!  We need your help! Join API Equality-LA in outreaching to the Thai community at the Thai New Year Songkran Festival in Thai Town. Sign up for a shift today and help us reach as many APIs and supporters as we can. We invite you to join our team of volunteers who will be out talkingMore…

default_pictureMarch Outreach and Recruitment Meeting

Want to help educate the API community about supporting LGBT equality? This is your chance! Join us at our Outreach and Recruitment Committee to help plan outreach events and to talk to API people about LGBT issues.

default_pictureApply to be our Marketing & Communications Intern

API Equality-LA Marketing and Communications Internship Program API Equality-LA’s Marketing and Communications internship program will introduce individuals who are passionate about equal rights for Asians and Pacific Islanders (API) and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities to marketing as a means of community organizing and advocacy work.  The program will develop the selected intern’sMore…

default_pictureMarch General Coalition Meeting: Anti-Trans Youth Referendum Fails!

This is a great opportunity to learn about our upcoming work as well as meet other members, activists, and leaders. This month, we will talk about an anti-trans youth campaign as well as a screening a short film about a single API lesbian mother.

default_pictureBREAKING NEWS: Anti-Transgender Youth Referendum FAILS TO QUALIFY for the Nov. 2014 Ballot

The California Secretary of State’s Office today announced that opponents of the School Success and Opportunity Act (Assembly Bill 1266) have failed to collect enough valid signatures to place a referendum on the November ballot to overturn the new law.  AB 1266 mandates that California public schools must permit transgender students to participate in school sportsMore…

default_pictureLos Angeles Lantern Festival – Volunteer With Us!

API Equality-LA invites you to join us in Downtown L.A. for the 13thAnnual Los Angeles Lantern Festival. This exciting community event marks the closing of the Lunar New Year festivities with engaging community booths, beautiful lanterns, live entertainment, music, arts & crafts, food trucks and a beer garden. On Saturday, March 1st, API Equality-LA willMore…

default_pictureMarch with API Equality-LA at the 115th Golden Dragon Lunar New Year Parade!

 You are invited to march with API Equality-LA in the 115th Annual Golden Dragon Parade to celebrate the Lunar New Year!  Join us as we welcome the Year of the Horse 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 thatMore…

default_pictureApply to be a Health Justice Organizing Intern TODAY!

Do you care deeply about the health disparities in Asian and Pacific Islander (API) and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities? Are you or someone you know facing significant barriers to accessing affordable health insurance? Want to work with and within your communities to create positive change? Here’s your chance. For far too long,More…

Q&A Space is LIVE!Q&A Space is LIVE!

During the Summer of 2012, two of our summer interns Hertz Alegrio and Shelly Chen began a project to document the stories of LGBT APIs. Now, over a year later of meetings, web design, and story collection, their initial project has eventually become what it is today: Q&A Space, a dedicated coming out resource websiteMore…

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