Resources

Los Angeles Community Partners

 

Asian Pacific Islander Pride Council

Asian Pacific Islander Pride Council is a network of Asian and Pacific Islander Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBT) organizations and alliances whose mission is to provide and cultivate support, resources and advocacy to the Asian Pacific Islander LGBT, and mainstream communities of Southern California.

Web site: http://www.apipridecouncil.org/

 

API Equality-LA

API Equality-LA is a coalition of organizations and individuals who are committed to working in the Asian and Pacific Islander (API) communities in Greater Los Angeles for equal marriage rights and fair treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) families through community education and advocacy.

Web site: http://www.apiequalityla.org/

 

API PFLAG

Asian Pacific Parents, Families, Friends of Lesbians and Gays (API PFLAG):  The Los Angeles API PFLAG Project's aim is to provide support, education and advocacy in a culturally sensitive manner. We promote acceptance and understanding of our gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered children by making the Asian-Pacific Islander community more aware of the diverse nature of human sexuality.

Web site: http://apipflag.blogspot.com/

 

Asian Pacific AIDS Intervention Team

Asian Pacific AIDS Intervention Team (APAIT) positively affects the quality of life for Asian and Pacific Islanders living with or at-risk for HIV/AIDS by providing a continuum of prevention, health and social services, community leadership and advocacy to the Southern California region.

Web site: http://www.apaitonline.org/

 

Barangay

Barangay Los Angeles is dedicated to providing a supportive environment for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Transgender, and QueerPilipinos; to meet and discuss concerns relevant to being Pilipino and LGBTQ; to foster positive self-esteem; and, to advocate in behalf of its members and the LGBTQ Pilipino community in the United States.
Web site: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=19947343788&ref=ts

 

Chinese Rainbow Association

Chinese Rainbow Association (CRA), a gay Chinese social, support, educational, and advocacy organization, is based in greater Los Angeles, California. CRA promotes friendship and unity, provides assistance, fosters social and political awareness, and enhances positive self-image among the gay Chinese Americans. CRA also works to educate the mainstream API communities on LGBT issues and gay rights issues. 

Web site: http://www.chinarainbow.org/

 

Diverse and Inclusive Visionary Artists

Diverse and Inclusive Visionary Artists (DIVA) is the only Los Angeles based grassroots non-profit organization dedicated in promoting multi-ethnic and LGBT creative artists in the media. Its core membership of 2,000+ comprise of professionals in the film, television, theater, fashion, arts and music.

Web site: http://www.myspace.com/queerdiva

 

Imperial Court of Los Angeles & Hollywood

Imperial Court of Los Angeles & Hollywood‘s mission is to further the relationships with organizations and businesses within our community, to raise money for charitable organizations, and to help those who are in need.

Web site: http://www.iclahollywood.org/

Satrang

Satrang is a social, cultural and support organization providing a safe space to empower and advocate for the rights of the South Asian LGBTIQQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Intersex, Queer and Questioning) community in Southern California through education, networking, and outreach.

Web site: http://www.satrang.org/

 

 


 

 

Queer Asian/Pacific Islander Resources

Asian Pacific American Legal Center

The Asian Pacific American Legal Center of Southern California (APALC) is the nation's largest legal organization serving the Asian and Pacific Islander (API) communities. Founded in 1983, APALC is a unique organization that combines traditional legal services with civil rights advocacy and leadership development. The mission of APALC is to advocate for civil rights, provide legal services and education and build coalitions to positively influence and impact Asian Pacific Americans and to create a more equitable and harmonious society.

Web site: http://apalc.org/

 

Gay Asian Pacific Alliance

The Gay Asian Pacific Alliance (GAPA), is an organization dedicated to furthering the interests of gay & bisexual Asian/Pacific Islanders by creating awareness, by developing a positive collective identity and by establishing a supportive community. GAPA was formed from the need for an organization to address, through a democratic process, social, cultural and political issues affecting the gay & bisexual Asian/Pacific Islander community in San Francisco.

Web site: http://www.gapa.org

 

Gay Asian & Pacific Islander Men of New York

Gay Asian & Pacific Islander Men of New York (GAPIMNY) is a membership-based organization whose goal is to empower Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Asian and Pacific Islander’s through a range of social, educational, peer-support, cultural, and political activities. We work in coalition with other community organizations to help educate the API ethnic and LGBT communities on issues of race, sexuality, gender, and health.

Web site: http://www.gapimny.org/

 

National Queer API Alliance

National Queer API Alliance (NQAPIA) is a federation of LGBT Asian American, South Asian, and Pacific Islander organizations and allies in the United States.

Web site: http://www.nqapia.org/

 

South Bay Queer and Asian

The mission of South Bay Queer and Asian (SBQA) is to be a leading social and support group that provides queer Asians and Pacific Islanders in the San Francisco South Bay with a safe and fun place to come out and be comfortable with their sexual identity and ethnicity.

Web site: http://www.sbqa.com

 

Trikone

Trikone offers a supportive, empowering and non-judgmental environment, where LGBT South Asians can meet, make connections and proudly promote awareness and acceptance of their sexuality in society. Trikone actively works against all forms of oppression based on race, gender, religion, class, sexual orientation, and other identities. Through our award-winning magazine, our website, conferences, cultural nights, film festivals, dances, pride celebrations, and a host of other collaborative programming, Trikone has worked hard to nurture and empower the LGBT South Asian community in the San Francisco Bay Area and across the globe.

Web site: http://www.trikone.org