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Family Is Still Family, Pro-LGBTQ AAPI Ad Campaign Comes to Midwest for First Time

posted by Brittney Le
Chicago Pride Parade 2008

Chicago Pride Parade 2008. Photo by EMR

The National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) will debut its pro-LGBTQ family campaign in the Midwest for the first time tomorrow, reports NBC News.
Family Is Still Family, is co-produced by the Asian Pride Project. The multilingual public service announcements in support of the … Read more


Blog: A Buddhist’ Experience with Ramadan

posted by Mandy Day

QuranBy Mandy Day
AsAmNews Staff Writer

The holy month of Ramadan ends Tuesday, concluding a month of sunrise to sunset fasting by Muslims around the world. Over the past three years, I’ve participated in the fast for one day in a quest to better understand Islam and the people who adhere to the world’s second … Read more

Asian Americans

Windy City Times: Fledgling LGBTQ Support Group for Asian Americans

posted by Susan Chang


Marsha Aizumi

Marsha Aizumi

The president  of Parents, Families, Friends of Lesbians and Gays API (PFLAG) in Southern California  hopes the largest LGBTQ gathering in the U.S. will provide an energetic start to a budding support group for LGBTQ APIs and their families.

The Creating Change Conference is an annual event sponsored and organized by the National … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

To Be Takei Opens in Theaters Today

posted by Ariel Neidermeier

George Takei By Ariel Neidermeier

Jennifer Kroot is the producer and director of It Came From Kuchar (2009) and To Be Takei which premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival and opens in theaters today. I spoke with Kroot about the making of the documentary, which follows the life and career of George Takei. The film deftly … Read more

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Colorlines: New Report Releases Surprising Facts About Asian Americans

posted by Randall

Bengali Harlen and the Histories of South Asian AmericansAsian Student Commission, University of Washingtonforeign workersA new report from Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy reveals 7 not widely know facts about Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders and AMEMSA, reports Colorlines.

AMEMSA stands for Arab, Middle Eastern, Muslim and South Asian, four distinct groups with shared experiences, but who are often indistinguishable by other Americans.

Among the facts highlighted in the … Read more


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