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Asian Pacific Islander (API) Communities

  • API Equality (Northern California) At APIENC we educate and organize to build a world in which all people are empowered with the tools to create change and show up as their full, authentic selves. To achieve this goal we center all our work in our values.

  • API Equality (Southern California) Empowering Asian & Pacific Islander communities to achieve LGBTQ, racial, and social justice.

  • National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) The National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) is a federation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Asian American, South Asian, Southeast Asian, and Pacific Islander (AAPI) organizations. We seek to build the organizational capacity of local LGBT AAPI groups, develop leadership, promote visibility, educate our community, enhance grassroots organizing, expand collaborations, and challenge anti-LGBTQ bias and racism.

  • Trikone (South Asian communities) Trikone is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) people of South Asian descent, who trace their ethnicities to one of the following places: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Tibet. Founded in 1986 in the San Francisco Bay Area, Trikone is the oldest group of its kind in the world.

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