Category: Blog

API Equality is Hiring!!!

Title: Community Organizer Deadline: January 8th, 2010- Early Submissions Encouraged !!!!! Compensation: DOE, excellent benefits Hours: Full-time Location: San Francisco, CA API Equality is currently seeking a Community Organizer to lead and expand API Equality’s community education, outreach, and campaign efforts in Northern California. Job Responsibilities: The Community Organizer’s primary responsibility is to work with

Continue reading

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 because he identifies as transgender. At API Equality, we are committed to all forms of

Continue reading

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 of choice, not one of necessity in fending off an attack

Continue reading

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 Court today ruled in a 6 to 1 decision that the initiative process in California

Continue reading

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 is an important opportunity to come together as a community and show Californians that this

Continue reading

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 I thank you all for praying for nice weather! We did so much with so little

Continue reading

New website!

API Equality has a new website, and we couldn’t be happier. The process has been a year in the making, and we’re glad it’s done (well, almost done). There are still a few things that need to be worked out, but that’s to be expected. Make sure to check in often; the site will be

Continue reading