Category: Past Projects

Breakthrough Conversations

Breakthrough Conversations is a statewide coalition project. A Breakthrough Conversation is a conversation that lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender people or straight allies have with non-LGBT people in their lives (e.g., a family member, friend, neighbor, colleague). We believe that having conversations with the people in our lives will spread awareness, tolerance, and acceptance. In

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Our Families Matter

Updates August 2013 – API Equality – Northern California intern Sammie invites you to an LGBTQ Immigration Panel. July 2013 – ASPIRE Leader May Liang reflects on outreach event. This summer, we’ve partnered with ASPIRE (Asian Students Promoting Immigrant Rights through Education) to work on the Our Families Matter campaign, a campaign originally started to stop

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Our Families Matter

July has been a very active and engaging month for ASPIRE and API Equality Northern California about immigration reform. Since the beginning of the collaboration between the two organizations, we have collected more than 450 postcards in support of improving immigration reform. We are also on our way to collecting some truly great stories of

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The Pink Elephant Project

The Network on Religion and Justice for LGBTQ Asian Pacific People (NRJ) and API Equality – Northern California are collaborating on a one-of-a-kind storytelling and education project. Find out more in the flyer below! If you’d like to get involved email tracy@apiequalitync.org.  

Pink Elephant Project Orientation

Two Pink Elephant Project participants share their experience after our first gathering: the orientation.  “How would you feel if you were in a place that felt safe? How would you feel if you were in a place where you felt accepted? How would you feel if you were in a place where you didn’t feel

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Flash mob video is online!

Just short of 100 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Asian Pacific Islanders (API) and their allies staged a flash mob in the heart of Chinatown. Even with a competing marching band and no longer being able to hear the music for the last minute of the routine, these dance-activists were determined to stay

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