API Equality-LA News

default_pictureSisters Standing Up for Love $1200 for 2012 Matching Challenge

Sisters Standing Up for Love $1200 for 2012 Matching Challenge Friends & Supporters of API Equality-LA, We are thrilled to celebrate API Equality-LA again this year and its groundbreaking, important work.  In special recognition of the three amazing honorees–all of whom we love dearly–we are reaching out to the API Equality-LA community with a challenge.More…

How Do I Tell Them?  A Coming Out Workshop for Asian and Pacific IslandersHow Do I Tell Them? A Coming Out Workshop for Asian and Pacific Islanders

Los Angeles (CA) – On April 15, 2012, API Equality-LA presents How Do I Tell Them?, a coming out workshop for Asian and Pacific Islanders. Meeting your parents’ expectations can be hard enough. But what if you’re gay, lesbian or bisexual? Come explore questions about coming out with other LGBT folks. Food will be providedMore…

Sisters Standing Up For LoveSisters Standing Up For Love

Sisters Standing Up for Love Sunday, April 22 You are cordially invited to Sisters Standing Up for Love – a reception fundraiser celebrating LGBT equality in the Asian and Pacific Islander community. Emceed by the amazing Tamlyn Tomita, Sisters Standing Up for Love proudly honors: Dr. Alice Y. Hom, co-editor of Q & A: Queer in Asian America and DirectorMore…

Activist of the Month: Marissa KitazawaActivist of the Month: Marissa Kitazawa

A majority of API Equality-LA’s work is done through each of our all-volunteer committees. API Equality-LA wouldn’t be the leading API LGBT organization that it is today without the contributions of all of our volunteer activists. Most of that work happens without any reward. To recognize stellar volunteer activists, the media & website committee selects aMore…

API Equality-LA Reacts to Anti-Equality Advocates’ Change in StrategyAPI Equality-LA Reacts to Anti-Equality Advocates’ Change in Strategy

Los Angeles, CA —The histories of African Americans, Asians and Pacific Islanders, and Latinos are recognized as contributors to the building of this great state. Unfortunately, there were other groups who were left out. The California Legislature and Governor Brown recognized this disparity by signing the Fair, Accurate, Inclusive, and Respectful (FAIR) Education Act intoMore…

default_pictureJoint Lesbian & Gay Lawyers Association and API Equality-LA Mixer

Join members of Lesbian & Gay Lawyers Association & API Equality-LA as we socialize and network while enjoying happy hour at Weiland’s. This is also a great opportunity to learn about and meet members from each organization. When: Thursday, March 29th, 5:30~9:00PM Save to: Where: Weiland Brewery Restaurant (Across the street from the Japanese American National Museum) 400 E.More…

Legendary Bingo with API Equality-LALegendary Bingo with API Equality-LA

Celebrities, drag queens, food, drinks, and bingo – what more can you ask for? Bingo it out with API Equality-LA for a riveting night of fun and friends! There will be ten rounds of bingo, each with an amazing prize. When: Wednesday, March 14th at 9:00PM (Come early as seats fill up quickly!) Where: HamburgerMore…

Activist of the Month: Manny CabacunganActivist of the Month: Manny Cabacungan

A majority of API Equality-LA’s work is done through each of our all-volunteer committees. API Equality-LA wouldn’t be the leading API LGBT organization that it is today without the contributions of all of our volunteer activists. Most of that work happens without any reward. To recognize stellar volunteer activists, the media & website committee selects aMore…

Hooray–Prop 8, Go Away!Hooray–Prop 8, Go Away!

  API Equality-LA’s Noel Alumit joined the downtown press conference celebrating the court decision on Prop 8. The evening included speeches by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, actor Rob Reiner and Oscar winning writer Dustin Lance Black. Read more here.

API Equality-LA Celebrates Federal Court Ruling against Proposition 8API Equality-LA Celebrates Federal Court Ruling against Proposition 8

Los Angeles – API Equality-LA applauds today’s Ninth Circuit court decision that Proposition 8 violates the basic constitutional rights of gay and lesbian couples. As Marshall Wong, co-chair of API Equality-LA’s steering committee, states, “Proposition 8 harms loving gay and lesbian couples and their families, while helping no one. Today’s decision affirms the mainstream AsianMore…

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