Category Archives: Asian & Pacific Islander American

Follow Friday: Asian and Pacific Islander LGBTQ Voices

Asian Pacific American GLBT oices

Asian and Pacific Islander Americans are the fastest growing minority group in the nation (NQAPIA).  According to a Williams Institute 2013 report, an estimated 325,000 or 2.8% of all Asian and Pacific Islander (API) adults in the United States identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT).   This #FollowFriday we highlight just a few of the many LGBTQ Asian […]

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New Campaign Puts AAPI LGBT Community in the Spotlight

DC AAPI Visibility Project

A new visibility campaign in the District of Columbia aims to highlight our local Asian American and Pacific Islander community. The DC AAPI Visibility Project is a partnership between the D.C. Maryors office of Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs, (MOAPIA), API Queers United for Action (AQUA DC) and KhushDC. It is a celebration of the intersectionality of AAPI ethnicities and […]

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Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Every year National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is observed on May 19th.  The event is sponsored by The Banyan Tree Project, a national campaign to end the silence and shame surrounding HIV/AIDS in Asian and Pacific Islander communities—is the lead for this day. National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is one of several HIV/AIDS Awareness Days recognized by […]

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