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Jun, 2016

Mourning Orlando, Resisting Islamophobia

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Dear Members, We are deeply saddened and angered by the violence that unfolded in the early hours of Sunday morning at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. This attack on queer and trans Latinx and Black people is part of a long legacy in the United States of homophobia and transphobia, racist violence by police and vigilante groups, and fear and hatred of those who are different. We have already seen dangerous, Islamophobic statements that will generate additional hatred and violence toward Muslim communities. To challenge the systems and […]



Feb, 2013

Support Our Vietnamese LGBT Allies in the OC!

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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 signs on the sideline for the duration of the parade. If you can, please make your own signs. There are suggested messages in this pdf file that you can download at http://dl.dropbox.com/u/69382190/SIGNS-3.pdf — a revised version with correct […]



Mar, 2012

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

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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 into law. The FAIR Education Act would recognize other minorities as contributors to our state’s history, particularly the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) communities. Anti-equality advocates filed papers and started a petition to repeal FAIR, […]