2021 APIQWTC Scholarship Awardees!
The APIQWTC Scholarship Committee is proud to announce the 2021 Scholarship Recipients:
Thao Nguyen and Anna Schneider
Thanks to those who joined us virtually to celebrate on 6/30/21 [Watch Video]read more
APIQWTC Scholarship 2021
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS – Current students in certificate or degree-granting program, as well as high school seniors, and other future students about to matriculate into a certificate or degree-granting program in Summer 2021 or Fall 2021 are eligible to apply.read more
2020 Annual Lunar New Year Banquet Statement
For over 30 years, we’ve celebrated our community together at our annual lunar new year banquet. This year, the APIQWTC leadership committee (known as the “Big Circle Committee”) has chosen to pause, and make 2020 a gap year for the banquet.read more
Seeking Performers for APIQWTC’s 32nd Lunar New Year Banquet
The Asian and Pacific Islander Queer Women and Transgender Community is looking for talent of all types to perform at our annual Lunar New Year Banquet to be held on April 20, 2019.read more
Meowww! Mug Art Commission! 2019 APIQWTC Lunar New Year Banquet
Calling all illustrators, designers, artists! APIQWTC is looking for artwork for the 32nd Lunar New Year Banquet mug, which will be given to all people attending the event!read more
APIQWTC Scholarship 2019
Current students in a certificate or degree-granting program as well as high school seniors and other future students about to matriculate into certificate or degree-granting program in Summer 2019 or Fall 2019 are eligible to apply.read more
Design this Year’s Banquet Mug!
Winner Gets A FREE TICKET
+ $50 Honorarium
SUBMISSION DUE 3/11
Seeking Performers for APIQWTC’s 31st Lunar New Year Banquet!
The Asian and Pacific Islander Queer Women and Transgender Community is looking for talent of all types to perform at our annual Lunar New Year banquet to be held on April 21, 2018.read more
APIQWTC SCHOLARSHIP 2018
Current students in a certificate or degree-granting program as well as high school seniors and other future students about to matriculate into certificate or degree-granting program in summer 2018 or fall 2018 are eligible to apply.read more
Last Call for APIQWTC’s 30th Lunar New Year Banquet Entertainers!
The Asian and Pacific Islander Queer Women and Transgender Community is looking for talent of all types to perform at our annual Lunar New Year banquet to be held in April 22, 2017 (San Francisco).
Submission Deadline – Sun. 2/19
Call for Banquet Mug Design Submissions!
<b>Calling all artists!!!</b> APIQWTC is looking for artwork for the 30th Lunar New Year Banquet mug (given to every person attending the event)! Poster artists, street artists, illustrators, graphic designers, painters, woodblock artists, screen printers, etc. You know who you are!!
Show your talent! Make multiple submissions, let your artistic friends know!read more
Perform at APIQWTC’s 2015 Lunar New Year Banquet!
Are you a performer? Can you belt out a tune? Dance your heart out? Do you love delivering fun and positive experiences to an audience? The Asian Pacific Islander Queer Women and Transgender Community is looking for talent of all shapes and sizes to perform at our annual Spring banquet.read more
To encourage use of public transportation and lessen use of fossil fuel, APIQWTC is offering free rides from Civic Center BART to House of Banquet on Clement St. Pick up times from Civic Center BART will be arranged individually in the hopes of having a full car. If you need a ride to HOB, please contact Caresse at: 415-640-9652 Please let me know by 3pm Saturdayif you need a ride to the banquet. If you need a last minute ride, please text. Please let me know what time you would like to be picked up from BART and how many...read more
2015 Scholarship Applications
APIQWTC SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE: February 12, 2015 AWARD OVERVIEW APIQWTC (Asian Pacific Islander Queer Women and Transgender Community) is an organization in the San Francisco Bay Area providing support and community for nearly 800 queer Asian and Pacific Islander individuals. The APIQWTC scholarship supports queer API women and transgender people in their pursuit of technical/professional training or higher education. The scholarship hopes to recognize those who are active in the community and encourage future leaders. APIQWTC will be...read more
Nonprofit grant opportunity – Red Envelope Giving Circle
Announcing nonprofit grant opportunity from Red Envelope Giving Circle (REGC)! Request for nonprofit 501(c)3-registered organizations to submit proposals by Sept. 15 for up to $2K in support, for an API LGBT-led project, from the Red Envelope Giving Circle (REGC), comprised of generous people in our API LGBT community!
PLEASE FORWARD THIS INFORMATION IF YOU, OR ANYONE YOU KNOW, may be eligible…read more
Join us on Facebook
Join us on Facebook to stay updated on APIQWTC happenings, check out photos of our recent events in 2013 (Banquet, Pride) and be part of our online community! Click the Facebook icon above, or go to www.facebook.com/apiqwtcread more
Crystal Jang named a 2013 SF Pride Grand Marshal
Congrats to our very own Crystal Jang, voted to be among the 2013 SF Pride Grand Marshals! From the SF Pride press release: “Crystal Jang, a self-described Chinese-American activist, began organizing as a lesbian feminist, and then later advocated for greater visibility in response to witnessing racism in the LGBT community. The first “out” API teacher in San Francisco, Crystal was appointed as the SFUSD’s first Middle…read more
Intern for APIQWTC
We’re collaborating with API Equality – Northern California to host a summer intern. Would you love to help initiate and develop programs for APIQWTC? Wanna learn and grow with amazing LGBTQ API activists and organizers? Well, apply to API Equality’s internship and indicate on your cover letter that you’re interested in the APIQWTC internship spot!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
Perform for APIQWTC Spring 2013 Banquet!!!
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...read more