API Equality-LA News

default_pictureAsian and Pacific Islander Trans 101 Workshop

Asian and Pacific Islander Trans 101 Workshop: Learning about the T in LGBT the API Way Saturday, April 20, 2013  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/490530634316036/  Come explore and learn about transgender issues from an Asian and Pacific Islander perspective.  Hosted by API Equality-LA We’ll provide a safe space for attendees to explore gender and gender identity and cover foundationalMore…

default_pictureJOB ANNOUNCEMENT

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT Posting Date: March 1, 2013 Title: Community Organizer Location: 1137 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90017 Salary: $30,000 – $35,000 Reports to: Executive Director, Co-Chairs, Steering Committee Term: Full-time until June 30, 2013 (possibly extended if budget allows) ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION API Equality-LA is a grassroots coalition committed to working in Asian and Pacific Islander (API) communities in LosMore…

default_pictureSupport Our Vietnamese LGBT Allies in the OC!

Instructions from the the organizers…. PARADE GATHERING PLACE: This is NOT a protest. This is a peaceful participation in a community event. Sun Feb 10 8:30am 9200 Bolsa Ave (Phuoc Loc Tho / Asian Garden Mall) www.vietlgbt.org Please look for balloons, yellow t-shirts for human rights, and signs. They will participate in the parade holding signsMore…

Vietnamese LGBT Contingent Rejected by Tet Parade OrganizersVietnamese LGBT Contingent Rejected by Tet Parade Organizers

The LGBT community members who submitted an application to march in Little Saigon’s Annual Tet festivities were told that they may not participate in this year’s parade, unless they march segregated from the main parade. API Equality-LA denounces exclusionary practices by our leading cultural institutions, which can lead to increased prejudice and inequality. Parades andMore…

default_picturePartnership of Vietnamese LGBT Orgnizations Organizes a Booth at UVSA Tet Festival, Conducts Gay Vietnamese History Campaign, Press Conference, and Aims to March in Tet Parade 2013

ORANGE COUNTY (CA) – Mung Xuan Quy Ty 2013! –The Partnership of Viet Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Organizations invites all to participate in their Fourth Annual Tet Events in support of Viet LGBTs. This year’s UVSA Tet Festival theme “Swift as a Snake.” The Partnership of Vietnamese LGBT Organizations invites all to supportMore…

default_pictureAPI Equality-LA Applauds President Obama’s LGBT Inclusive Immigration Reform Principles

PRESS RELEASE / API Equality-LA FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE / January 29, 2013 CONTACT: TOMMY TSENG / TOMMY@APIEQUALITYLA.ORG / (626) 319-4749   API Equality-LA Applauds President Obama’s LGBT Inclusive Immigration Reform Principles Los Angeles – Today, API Equality-LA, a grassroots coalition advancing LGBT civil rights in Asian and Pacific Islander communities, applauds President Obama’s newly released principles on comprehensive immigration reform that include a pathway to citizenship forMore…

How Do I Tell Them? Coming Out for Asians and Pacific IslandersHow Do I Tell Them? Coming Out for Asians and Pacific Islanders

Meeting your family’s expectations can be hard enough, but what if you’re gay, lesbian, or bisexual? The coming out experience for API LGBT youth is often difficult due to cultural and language barriers that prevent us from connecting with our families. For many API LGBT youth and students, we feel we might disappoint our familiesMore…

Activist of the Month: Ryan KhamkongsayActivist of the Month: Ryan Khamkongsay

API Equality-LA wouldn’t be the leading API LGBT organization today without the contributions of our stellar volunteer activists. Each month, it is our great pleasure to recognize one of them as our Activist of the Month. Join us as we get to know these incredible people who devote so much of their time and talentMore…

Activist of the Month: Loni ShibuyamaActivist of the Month: Loni Shibuyama

API Equality-LA wouldn’t be the leading API LGBT organization today without the contributions of our stellar volunteer activists. Each month, it is our great pleasure to recognize one of them as our Activist of the Month. Join us as we get to know these incredible people who devote so much of their time and talentMore…

&: Queer API Intersections Storytelling Project&: Queer API Intersections Storytelling Project

API Equality-LA is inviting you to share your unique experiences and stories with us!  Across the country, queer Asian and Pacific Islander youth face the unique challenge of navigating multiple, complex identities.  However, our stories and struggles often go unrecognized in not only mainstream media, but society at large as well.  &: Queer API IntersectionsMore…

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