APIQWTC is co-sponsoring… RISE BEYOND BORDERS at EL RIO! Date: Thursday, February 14th, 2013 Where: El Rio 3158 Mission St. SF 94110 (415) 282-3325 When: 6pm – 2am What: Rise Beyond Borders: The Official V-Day Flash Mob After Party in San Francisco. $3-$20 suggested donation. All proceeds benefit onebillionrising.org. for more information. URL: http://www.onebillionrising.org/page/event/detail/startarising/wrq7 This V-Day, unite with One Billion Women all over the world to Strike, Dance and Rise against Gender Violence!!! RISE BEYOND BORDERS is a coalition of political organizations...read more
A PIQWTC is proud to award Christine Pan a scholarship to pursue her graduate degree in the Master of Fine Arts Program at the California College of the Arts in San Francisco. APIQWTC recognizes and supports her efforts in producing groundbreaking creative work as a visual artist, writer, activist, and cultural producer. Through her work, Christine is a visionary leader in promoting API queer women and transgender voices and visibility. She is the creator and founder of The Visibility Project, a photography and video community-based project that brings together community members, organizations, activists, and...read more
Wen Liu and Estelle Davis have won this year’s APIQWTC scholarships. Congratulations to both for their impressive accomplishments! Wen Liu is a queer Taiwanese community organizer and graduate student in the Social-Personality Psychology Ph.D. Program at the City University of New York, Graduate Center. As an undergraduate at University of Washington, Wen co-founded the Queer People of Color Alliance, Youth for Middle East, and Chinese Speaking Queers. Wen additionally worked as a programming coordinator at Q Center, the LGBT resource center, advocating particularly for queer students of color. Wen...read more
September 4, 1964 ― December 22, 2012
Celebration of Christopher’s Life
SAT FEB 2 | San Francisco
Healing & Release Ceremony
SUN FEB 3 | Berkeley
In a wonderful display of unconditional support and an outpouring of love, many of us have come together to organize a memorial weekend that will celebrate and honor the life and legacy of Christopher Lee. On Saturday, February 2nd, we will hold a celebratory gathering at El Rio. This will be followed by a Healing & Release Ceremony on Sunday, February 3rd at the Center for Transformative Change in Berkeley.
Please join us for this memorial weekend as we honor, celebrate and send Christopher off in a loving and powerful way.read more
Check out our list of upcoming events, and come on out and have fun with us. Don’t forget that we have a monthly meetup on second Friday of every month.read more
CALL FOR PERFORMERS: Can you belt a tune? Dance on your toes? Walk on water? If you are a poet, magician, comedian, dancer, or an artist, we want YOU! The Asian Pacific Islander Queer Women and Transgender Community is looking for talent of all shapes, sizes, and ages to perform at our annual Spring banquet on April 20th, 2013 in Oakland. Every year, we have over 300 community members attend, including those of family, children, lovers, and friends. It is a great time to come together to enjoy each others company as well as our talented members of the community. Priority will be given to queer women and transgender...read more
Deadline for submissions: January 18, 2013 Submit your Year of the Snake Mug Design for the upcoming APIQWTC Lunar Banquet. Imagine, your mug could touch the lips of hundreds of API queers! Send us your mug design (or sample graphic design work). For design specs and other contest details, please contact . Final design will be selected my the Banquet Committeeread more
This event is sold-out! Thanks everyone!
Friday 1/6/12 – Sunday 1/8/12 (two nights)
Camp Richardson, South Lake Tahoe
APIQWTC and Omusubi are going to South Lake Tahoe On Jan 6-8, 2012!
Love Tahoe long-time? First-timer? Either way, find your magical winterland fun with us — whether it’s skiing, boarding, photo-taking, snowshoeing, snowperson-building, or “cabineering” (cozy-cabin-relaxing, cooking, eating, games-playing)!
Don’t miss out on this special weekend! APIQWTC is co-organizing this trip with Omusubi (our fellow organization for queer and trans women of Japanese descent).There is room for 20 people at our reserved mega-cabin, the marvelous Richardson House at historic Camp Richardson. We expect these spaces to fill quickly. RSVP with deposit must be received by the event organizer by December 14 firm.read more
What’s your New Year’s Resolution?
Meet more API-cuties?
Make a difference in the community?
We’ve heard some of you and have programmed some events since the last meetup. Come find out more at our next ‘Your Two Cents’ Meetup. Let’s hear more of your ideas! Learn about plans for our 25th Annual Banquet! Learn about a new internship opportunity! Find out how to get involved!
APIQWTC ‘Your Two Cents’ Meetup #2
3 – 5pm, Saturday, Feb 4 2012
Lunar New Year Banquet is here!
It’s the Year of the Dragon !!! *** SOLD OUT !!! ***
APIQWTC would like to invite you to celebrate the lunar new year at our 25th Anniversary Spring Banquet!!! Come see old friends and make new ones. The food and performances are going to be fabulous!!!read more