API Equality-LA News

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…

default_pictureAPI Equality-LA’s 8th Anniversary: Toast to our victory!

This year marks API Equality-LA’s 8th year anniversary and we have much to celebrate with the overturning of California’s Proposition 8 and striking down of DOMA! Thanks to 8 years of one-on-one conversations, community workshops, phone banks to our voters and elected officials and generous donations by supporters like you, same-sex couples in California canMore…

default_pictureJoin us at OUT on the Mountain!

API Equality-LA invites you to Out on the Mountain, the annual Magic Mountain GLBT Private Party, this Friday, September 20th.  The Party is closed to the general public for this special gay and gay-friendly event (no regular tickets or season passes accepted)! All ages. Doors open 6pm-1am. Special Park Hours: 6pm-12am (Rides) 6pm-1am (Dance Party) Online TicketMore…

default_pictureLegendary Bingo with API Equality-LA!

You’re invited to LEGENDARY BINGO benefiting API Equality-LA! Join us for a night of great company, delicious foods & drinks, and of course BINGO! WHEN: Wednesday, July 10, 2013 Doors open at 9 pm (come early as seats fill up quickly!) WHERE: Hamburger Mary’s 8288 Santa Monica Blvd- at Sweetzer in West Hollywood Full menuMore…

default_pictureAPI Equality-LA and API Equality-Northern California Celebrate the Supreme Court’s DOMA and Prop 8 Decisions!

For Immediate Release 6/26/2013 Media Contacts: Northern California: Monna Wong, Executive Director, API Equality-Northern California, 415-274-6750, monna@apiequalitync.org Southern California: Eileen Ma, Executive Director, API Equality-LA, 323-680-2485, eileen@apiequalityla.org API Equality-LA and API Equality-Northern California Celebrate Supreme Court rulings striking down DOMA and rejecting an appeal to revive Prop 8 in CA Los Angeles – API Equality–LA and API EqualityMore…

default_pictureJoin API Equality-LA at LA Pride Festival and Parade!

Fight for inclusive immigration reform at LA Pride Festival!  LA Pride Festival and Parade are almost upon us! It’s your chance to help build the API LGBT movement while having an amazing time meeting other activists and making new friends! API Equality-LA is inviting you to join us at the LA Pride Festival to ensureMore…

default_pictureLGBT equality is NOT addressed in the current immigration reform legislation. We must ACT now!

Still Second-Class A few weeks ago, the Senate introduced the base proposal for 2013’s long-awaited comprehensive immigration reform legislation.  The package does not include the United American Families Act or proposals that enable an LGBT U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident to  petition their same-sex partner as an immediate relative. The LGBT community is remindedMore…

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