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The Need to Be

My name is Vincent Anthony Crisostomo. I am a 52-year-old Gay Chamorro Man and I have been living with HIV for over 26 years.  I was diagnosed with AIDS, a potentially fatal condition, in 1995.  Unlike many of my friends and colleagues, I have survived and live to tell the tale. I’ve only recently come

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We’re proud to celebrate a milestone decision made from Wesley United Methodist Church, a Japanese-American church in San Jose, CA. On Monday, October 21, 2013, they unanimously voted to become a “reconciling congregation,” committing themselves to reconciliation in order to lead the healing of the pain and suffering of LGBTQ people within the church as

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10K for $10K Community bRUNch! (SUN, 11/24/13)

We believe that community wellness and personal well-being go hand in hand, which is why we’re launching our 10k for $10k Campaign.  API Equality – Northern California staff, leaders, and supporters will run the inaugural Berkeley Half Marathon while raising money to support our work of making sure that LGBT API people feel safe, valued,

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LGBTQ IMMIGRATION PANEL | St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church | September 12th: 6pm-8pm

For over three months API Equality – Northern California has partnered with ASPIRE (Asian Students Promoting Immigrant Rights Through Education) to educate the public on fair and humane immigration reform. As an end-of-summer event, we wanted to gather our community partners and find ways to highlight the intersections of LGBTQ and Immigration identity. Further, we

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API Equality-LA and API Equality-Northern California Celebrate Supreme Court ruling striking down Prop 8 and DOMA enabling LGBT couples to wed and be recognized by the Federal government

Los Angeles – API Equality – LA and API Equality – Northern California applaud today’s Supreme Court ruling(s), which affirm(s) a 2010 Federal District Court decision finding that Proposition 8 violates the basic constitutional rights of gay and lesbian couples. (and strike down 1996 DOMA).