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2015 Highlights and 2016 Goals

2015 was quite a year. We connected, convened, and inspired hundreds of people to share their stories, learn about queer and trans API history and activism, practice organizing skills, march for trans lives and justice, and build relationships across generations. Here are some of our highlights: We launched the API Queer Justice Leadership Exchange, a

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Celebrating My One Year: Come Run With Me!

My name is Michelle Lin and I’m excited to introduce myself as API Equality – Northern California’s new Community Organizer. A year ago, I came across APIENC while searching for progressive Asian American organizations to volunteer for. I was drawn to this organization because of its mission to integrate queer justice and racial justice into their

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The 2015 NQAPIA Conference in Chicago: A Photoblog

Team APIENC attended the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) Conference this year, which took place from August 6-9 in Chicago. Check out some reflections, photos, and experiences below! Cam Bui, Volunteer, APIQWTC and APIENC “The NQAPIA conference was a great place to meet people who are working on immigrant rights, racial justice, trans justice, family acceptance,

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8/8/15 – LGBTQ API Legacies: A Timeline of Resilience

From August 6 – 10, we will be at Thriving Together: Queer APIS Building Community, Solidarity, and Movement. A National Conference of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Asian Americans, South Asians, Southeast Asians, and Pacific Islanders. We’ll be joining 250 LGBT AAPIs from across the nation for the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance’s (NQAPIA) 2015

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