4th edition of "Beloved Daughter" booklet is
available via mail! The booklet contains 14 stories by
and siblings of Chinese lesbians about their coming-out in both Chinese
and English. Please email
MAPBLN with your mailing
for a FREE copy! (does not include shipping)
Coming Out DVDs
DVD with two documentaries "Coming Out, Coming Home" &"There is No
Name for This"
is now available, please email API Family Pride at
email@example.com or call Belinda at (510) 818-0887.
Watch "Coming Out, Coming Home" Video online here:
Portion of "Coming
Out, Coming home" is now available on
YouTube, please click here.
Please let know about your resource group.
Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
(Asian & Pacific Islander Queer and Questioning under 25,
is a program of Asian/Pacific Islander
(including multiracial/multiethnic APA) lesbian, gay, bisexual,
transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQQ) youth age 25 and
We exist to provide a space
where the diverse genders, sexualities and race/ethnicities within
the Asian & Pacific Islander communities are validated, explored
and instilled in order that youth may become agents of personal
and social change in their own lives and communities.
By utilizing a youth-adult partnership model, the AQU25A community
collectively develops wellness, education and advocacy through
peer support, critical thinking and opportunities
AQU25A also serves as a safe space for young people to just hang
out. We hold drop-ins, gatherings,
picnics, workshops, scholarships, socials, parties, dances, trips,
retreats and other fun activities throughout the year.
We provide comprehensive individual HIV risk-reduction counseling
for A&PI queer and questioning youth in a safe and confidential
environment. Our culturally sensitive staff members offer social
and emotional support, motivation toward self-actualization, and
options to develop and maintain low-risk behaviors, based on a
client-centered approach. We are committed to linking clients with
our CTL (Counseling Testing and Linkages), Health Education (for
prevention), and HIV Care Services (for HIV positive clients), and
other service providers in the community.
We provide free Rapid Oral Confidential or Anonymous HIV
Our testing schedule is as follows:
Wednesdays: 4–8 PM (by appointment only)
Fridays: 1–6 PM (drop-ins)
Please call 415.292.3400 to make your appointment today.
Our mission is to promote the visibility and empowerment of Asian
and Pacific Islander queer, lesbian women and transgender
individuals and to build a supportive, progressive community through
social, political and educational activism. We are a network of
Asian and Pacific Islander queer, lesbian and transgender
individuals in the greater Los Angeles area. Our purpose is to
create a sense of community, to increase our visibility and to build
power within the API LGBTIQ community for social justice and equal
treatment of our community through political organizing and
conducting public education to combat racism,
homophobia/heterosexism, sexism and all forms of oppression.
Buds is a multicultural
support group for queer women and transgender people who want to be parents. The
group maintains a majority people of color membership, and has many
API members. We have monthly potlucks to exchange information, get
support, eat good food, have fun, and build family & community. To find out when and where the next
meeting will be held, just email us at
Queer and Asian (UC Berkeley)
was founded a decade ago on the UC Berkeley campus as a student
organization dedicated to the intersectionality of the queer and
Asian identities. Through weekly meetings and monthly events, Cal
Q&A acts as a safe space, social group, and support network for any
and every student on the UC Berkeley campus
Address: 305 Eshleman Hall
(Queer Alliance and Resource Center) Berkeley, CA 94720
is a safe space for South Asian LGBTQIA and questioning folks at
UC berkeley. It is a space to build community, hang out, and
Ligaya Ng Kababaihan
is a support group for Filipino queer women and is currently
inactive. There has been some inquiry in reviving or possibly
starting a new Pinay group.
for more information.
Asian and Pacific- Islander Lesbian and Bisexual women Network) is a
support group for Mandarin-speaking queer women. For more info or to
get onto MAPLBN's email list-server, please just send us an email at
New edition (4th)
of "Beloved Daughter" booklet is now available! The
booklet contains 14 stories by parents and siblings of Chinese lesbians
about their coming-out in both Chinese and English. Please
email us at email@example.com for a FREE copy!
The National Center for Lesbian Rights is a national legal
organization committed to advancing the civil and human rights of
lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their families
through litigation, public policy advocacy, and public education.
No stone will go unturned in pursuit of our goal of achieving full
and equal access to civil and human rights for all. Our programs
focusing on employment, immigration, youth, elder law, transgender
law, sports, marriage, relationship protections, reproductive
rights, and family law create safer homes, safer jobs, and a more
(Older Asian Sisters in Solidarity)
is a group for Asian lesbians 35+ with regular and occasional events.
For info contact Koko Lin -
firstname.lastname@example.org or 510-761-5585
is a group for Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer or Questioning
Women of Japanese Ancestry. We have an email list and occasional
activities in the Bay Area. All participants are encouraged to
contribute ideas and energy into creating what it is they want for
the group, whether it will be social, political and/or cultural in scope.
Contact Kris Mizutani at
email@example.com for more info or to be added to the e-list.
(Queer Parents for the Love and Advocacy of Our Youth)
is an Our Family Coaltion's Peninsula Program.
We are a social, support, and advocacy group for LGBTQ within the
Peninsula area. This is a great opportunity for parents and children
to meet and build lasting friendships with other parents and
children growing up within LGBTQ families. In addition, this is a
chance for parents to explore concerns, offer and receive support,
and exchange parenting tips. Most of all, a place to HAVE FUN!
Allies and supportive extended family and friends are welcome!
Be on the lookout for upcoming events. You can find these events by
joining the dedicated Facebook group: Our Family Coalition-Peninsula
Parents or check out the event calendar on the Our Family Coalition
SAMBAL (Singaporean and Malaysian Bisexual and Lesbians) is a
support/rap group that holds monthly potlucks.
To be added onto SAMBAL
email list, email us at
Please also check out our website at
Song That Radio
is a grass root organization which has a dual task of
operating a radio program to focus on educating about homosexuality
with an emphasis on making social changes in attitudes towards
homosexuals and to organize social and political events to advocate,
support and empower the Vietnamese-American LGBT community to
increase visibility and inclusiveness in the community. Our goal is
to improve the quality of life and eliminate the disparities in
Vietnamese-American community in dealing with homosexual issues.
Song That Radio Program airs every Sunday evening from 7:00pm –
8:00pm on KSJX-1500AM.
P/L contact us at: E-mail:
Telephone: (408) 476-3977
South Bay Queer
and Asian (SBQA)
is a support and social group that provides gay, bisexual, and
lesbian Asians and Pacific Islanders in the South Bay with a safe
place to "come out of the closet" and be comfortable with their
sexual identity and race. Our meetings serve as a forum where
individuals can freely discuss issues relevant to being
gay/bisexual/lesbian and Asian in a relaxed and friendly
environment. SBQA's social events afford members opportunities to
meet others of similar backgrounds and interests and to build new,
lasting friendships. Our group also supports the development of its
members' organizational leadership skills. Website:
is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit
organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT)
people of South Asian descent. Founded in 1986 in the San Francisco
Bay Area, Trikone is the first group of its kind in the world. South
Asians affiliated with Trikone trace their ethnicities to one of the
following places: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives,
Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Tibet.
Last Updated: March 6, 2012