We Are Here to:
Provide gay or bisexual API's someone he can relate to.
Provide a safe environment to meet other gay or bisexual API's who are going through similar issues.
Provide resources for gay or bisexual API's.
Offer a relaxed environment to meet other API's away from the club or bar environment.
Offer educational and artistic venues for queer API artists.
Offer venues to integrate your sexuality with your API identity.
Disseminate health and wellness information with a slant towards gay or bisexual API's.
Provide a voice for gay or bisexual men in the API community.
Provide a voice for API's in the gay community.
Advocate on behalf of the gay API community.
We're Here for You!
One of our popular events, socials is conducted as an alternative to the bar and club scene in a positive and accepting atmosphere where people can become acquainted with each other. Past events have included dim sum, camping trips, potlucks, amusement parks, dining out, film night, holiday parties, museum trips, and parties.
Continuing our participation in community events, GAPSN has a history with the LA Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Long Beach Pride, Christopher Street West Parade & Festival, Lotus Festival, and August Moon Festival and has an annual Pacific Bridge Awards Dinner. Also included are API Awareness and Cultural education programs.
What Is GAPSN?
GAPSN is a brotherhood of gay and bisexual Asian Pacific Islander (API) men supporting and empowering each other. We offer something for everyone through our programming. We create a safe space for all gay and bisexual men through our socials, raps, and political-advocacy work. We come from every Asian Pacific Islander background and represent all ages, careers, and stages of coming out. We are your brothers. We are your family.