These are helpful resources that you may use for yourself and others you know that are related in the Q&A community.
___LGBTQQIA APII Resouces for health and wellness___
APICHA - (Asian Pacific Islander Coalition against HIV/AIDS) APICHA’s mission is to combat HIV/AIDS stigma and related discrimination, to prevent the spread of the HIV/AIDS pandemic in the Asian and Pacific Islander (A&PI) communities, and to provide care and treatment for A&PIs living with HIV/AIDS and their families. Oriented in New York.
API Wellness Center - is a health services, education, research and policy organization dedicated to educating, supporting, empowering and advocating for Asian and Pacific Islander (A&PI) communities—particularly A&PIs living with or at risk for HIV/AIDS.
Billy DeFrank Center - Strives to be the community’s premier resource hub and a recognized leader in promoting health, strength, diversity and inclusiveness. Through collaboration and unity, the center provides a diverse platform for the community to meet, learn, be challenged and grow.
DeFrank Youth Space - A Collaborative of Family and Children Services and the Billy DeFrank LGBT Community Center. For lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning and ally youth and young adults ages 13-25, living in Santa Clara County.
itsyoursexlife.com - the official website of MTV and the Kaiser Family Foundation’s Emmy Award winning It’s Your (Sex) Life public information campaign. Sex can be one of life’s most fulfilling experiences. But whether or not you’re sexually active, there is information you should have to help you set your own boundaries and make your own choices about sexual activity. These days, what you don’t know about sex can hurt you, so you’ll want to get the facts - and fast.
___Queer & Asian Organizations___
APA For Progress - a national network of progressive Asian Americans and allies, united for grassroots activities and political action. Our organization is made up of every day citizens, including students, filmmakers, scientists, academics, community organizers, lawyers and others, as well as elected officials staffers and campaign workers.
API Equality - committed to working in the Asian and Pacific Islander (API) community in California and nationally for equal marriage rights, fair treatment, and overall acceptance of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people.
API Family Pride - an organization dedicated to end the isolation of API families with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender members through support, education, and dialog, and interacts with other organizations’ health and diversity programs. We have developed resources that have found their way into over 10,000 homes, schools and universities.
APIQWTC - Asian Pacific Islander Queer Women & Transgender Community (Pronounced “API-Cutesy”) was formed in Feb of 1999 as a means of networking & communicating among Bay Area Asian & Pacific Islander queer women’s and transgender people’s organizations and constituencies.
GAPA - The Gay Asian Pacific Alliance (GAPA) in San Francisco Bay Area, 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.
GAPSN - Gay Asian Pacific Support Network (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 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.
Q-Wave - an organization for people of Asian Pacific-Islander descent who identify as lesbian, female bisexual, or transgendered and for anyone who is questioning her identity or sexual orientation. We encourage the involvement of all of our members and want to be sure that their concerns and interests are heard.
Queer Asian Spirit - Queer Asian Spirit is a not-for-profit organization, dedicated to affirming and supporting the spiritual lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people of Asian descent everywhere.
Song That Radio is a broadcast in Vietnamese on 1500 AM in San Jose, every Sunday from 7 PM to 8 PM.
South Bay Queer and Asian - a leading social and support group that provides queer Asians and Pacific Islanders in the South Bay with a safe and fun place to come out and be comfortable with their sexual identity and ethnicity.
Trikone - Trikone offers a supportive, empowering and non-judgmental environment, where LGBT South Asians from: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Tibet, can meet, make connections and proudly promote awareness and acceptance of their sexuality in society.
GLBTQ.com - The world’s largest encyclopedia of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer culture.
utopia-asia.com - The World’s Most Respected Resource for Gay and Lesbian Asians from Australia, China/Hong Kong, Cambodia, East Timor, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Last updated: 09/09/10