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  • Hyatt Hypocrisy – Join us tonight!
    Recently, API Equality learned that two months ago, Paulo, a cook at the Hyatt Santa Clara and union committee member, was fired from his job. We believe Paulo was unfairly targeted both because he was a union committee leader and ...
  • Prepare to Prevail: Why We Must Wait In Order to Win
    A public statement on how to win back marriage equality in California July 13, 2009 Issued by: API Equality-LA, HONOR PAC, Jordan Rustin Coalition www.apiequalityla.org l www.honorpac.org l www.jordanrustincoalition.org Unlike Proposition 8 in 2008, any upcoming electoral campaign for marriage equality would be one ...
  • LEADING ASIAN AMERICAN COALITIONS EXPRESS SEVERE DISAPPOINTMENT OVER SUPREME COURT DECISION TO UPHOLD PROPOSITION 8
    Ruling on California Proposition 8 Cases allows a bare majority of voters to enshrine inequality into our constitution and to deprive an entire class of Californians of the fundamental freedom to marry. (Tuesday, May 26, 2009) – The California Supreme ...
  • Decision Day – Tuesday, May 26th 2009
    This is it! The day has finally arrived and it’s going to be a rollercoaster. The California Supreme Court has just announced that they will issue their ruling on Prop 8 on Tuesday, May 26th. Regardless of the decision, this ...
  • Day of Decision Nears
    Dear Members, Momentum, momentum, momentum… Last week, Iowa became the first state in the Midwest to legalize same-sex marriage. And, on Tuesday, Vermont has now become the fourth state in the nation to recognize the marriages of same-sex couples. To top ...
  • Don’t Divorce Us!
    “Fidelity”: Don’t Divorce… from Courage Campaign on Vimeo.
  • This Week
    Hi Folks, This is the week. In preparation for Thursday’s arguments before the CA Supreme Court, the California Legislature today passed resolutions opposing the passage of Proposition 8, sending a clear message to the Courts that denying fundamental rights to minorities is ...
  • Where are we now?
    Dear Members, Thank you again to everyone who came out and joined our marching contingent in this year’s San Francisco’s Chinese New Year’s Parade! We had the largest contingent ever in the 5 years that we have participated in the Parade. ...
  • Community Building Town Hall Meeting – Forum on the No on 8 Campaign
    Come join API Equality and a whole host of organizations for a Community Building Town Hall Meeting in San Francisco on the No on 8 campaign at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium on Thursday, February 26, 2009 – 6:00 p.m. to ...
  • Chinese New Year Parade – Thank Yous!
    Hi Everybody, I just want to take this opportunity to all of you bringing your members to march at the parade. An estimated count has us with about 75 marchers. I hope you all enjoyed yourselves that evening and ...
  • BREAKING NEWS! California Supreme Court to Hear Oral Arguments in Prop 8 Legal Challenge on March 5
    The California Supreme Court announced today that it will hear oral arguments on Thursday, March 5, 2009 in the Proposition 8 legal challenge. On November 19, 2008, the California Supreme Court agreed to hear the legal challenges to Proposition 8 and ...
  • Chinese New Year Parade – Come March with Us!
    Come march with API Equality at the 2009 Southwest Airlines Chinese New Year Parade! This will be the fifth year that the API LGBT Community and our allies are marching in the Chinese New Year Parade.  Let’s continue to show the ...
  • API Equality Bids a Fond Farewell to 2007
    As 2007 draws to a close, API Equality is proud to reflect on its accomplishments this year. Among other things, 2007 marks the year that API Equality joined with Chinese for Affirmative Action (CAA), one of the nation’s oldest and ...
  • API Allies Show Love at Holiday Fundraiser
    On December 8, 2007, over 250 API allies of marriage equality came out to support API Equality at HOLIDAY LOVE 2007, a fundraiser hosted by Emi Gusukuma, Emily Lam, Tina Lee, Steve Ngo, and Richard Pio Roda at Zebulon Bar ...
  • SAVE THE DATE: API Equality Community Forum Follow Up – December 15th 2008
    Hey Folks, The state legislature yesterday introduced a non-binding resolution supporting the repeal of Proposition 8 on the grounds that it was a revision of the state Constitution and not a simple amendment, similar to the basis for the ...
  • Post Election Debrief 11/22 and Upcoming Events
    Hey Folks, Now that the election is over and the passage of Proposition 8 is sinking in, we want to let you know that we are not giving up the fight for marriage equality! Despite last week’s loss, we have achieved great ...
  • Let California Ring
    Every day gay and lesbian Californians are denied the freedom to marry the person they love. Let California Ring is a public education campaign to open hearts and minds about the freedom to marry and the respect, support, protections, and ...
  • Not This Time – We Will Not Give Up
    Dear Friends, There is no other way to say it. Sadly, fueled by misinformation, distortions and lies, millions of voters went to the polls yesterday and said YES to bigotry, YES to discrimination, YES to second-class status for same-sex couples. And ...
  • We Are Under Attack!
      Dear Members:   Beginning last night and continuing this morning a coordinated cyber attack on the No on Prop 8 website prevented some donors from being able to contribute.  This attack is being investigated by federal authorities.  Fortunately, there was no ...
  • Senator Dianne Feinstein
    Senator Dianne Feinstein talks directly to voters about what Prop 8 really is — discrimination.     The Senator is a trusted and respected voice that will resonate with voters.   She joins the chorus of leaders ...