Links and Resources

http://twssonline.com/  A new webisode series following the lives of 4 Asian lesbians and 1 strong Asian ally, and the tangled webs they weave called “That’s What She Said.”

Northern California

  • Gay Asian Pacific Alliance (GAPA), San Francisco
  • Trikone, San Francisco
  • Trikone-Women, San Francisco
  • Asian Pacific Islander Queer Women and Transgender Coalition (APIQWTC), Bay Area
  • Asian Pacific Islander Equality, San FranciscoAsian and Pacific Island, Queer and Questioning (AQUA) aquakid@aquanet.org

730 Polk St. 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103, (415)-292-3400

  • http://www.sbqa.com/ South Bay Queer and Asian, San Jose: provides queer Asians and Pacific Islanders in the South Bay with a safe and fun place to come out and be comfortable with their sexual identity and ethnicity.
  • Vietnamese Gay Alliance, San Jose

Southern California

  • API Pride Council, Los Angeles
  • San Gabriel Valley API PLAG: www.sangabrielvalleyapipflag.com
  • API Equality-Los Angeles
  • Gay Asian Pacific Support Network (GAPSN), Los Angeles
  • Barangay – The Gay Filipino Organization of Los Angeles
  • Satrang, Southern California
  • Chinese Rainbow Association, La Habra
  • Asian American Queer Women Activists (AQWA), Los Angeles

Pacific Northwest

  • Trikone-Northwest, Seattle, WA
  • Asian Pacific Lesbian and Gays, Portland, OR

New England

  • Southeast Asian Queers United for Empowerment & Leadership (seaQuel), Providence, RI
  • www.qapa.org Queer Asian Pacific Alliance (QAPA), Boston, MA
  • Massachusetts Area South Asian Lambda Association (MASALA)The Providence Youth Student Movement and SeaQuel (Southeast Asian Queers United for Empowerment and Leadership) http://www.prysm.us/
  • A non-profit youth organization which challenges and supports Southeast Asian youth to become leaders, organizers, and critical thinkers, by offering educational workshops, leadership opportunities, mentorship, and oversight of youth-led community organizing projects.

669 Elmwood Avenue Box 19, Suite B-10, Providence, RI 02908, (401)-383-7450, info@prysm.us

Greater New York Area

  • Barangay
  • Gay Asian & Pacific Islander Men of New York (GAPIMNY)
  • Q-Wave
  • South Asian Lesbian and Gay Association (SALGA)

Mid-Atlantic/ Metro DC Area

  • API Queers United for Action (AQUA)
  • Asian Pacific Islander Queer Sisters (APIQS) for queer and trans women in DC www.apiqsdc.org
  • hotpot! hotpotphilly.org hotpot! is a Philadelphia area volunteer organization that works to build community for Queer Asian Pacific Islander women, trans, gender variant and  gender queer/non-conforming identified folks through social gatherings, political action, and good food.
  • Khush-DC
  • Queer Philadelphia Asians (QPA)


  • Akabaka
  • Invisible-to-Invincible, API Pride of Chicago
  • Shades of Yellow (SOY), Minneapolis, MN
  • Trikone-Chicago

The South

  • Trikone Atlanta, GA
  • Queer & Asian, Houston, TX


http://www.gapa.org/ Gay Asian Pacific Alliance

http://www.q-wave.org/ for people of Asian Pacific-Islander descent who identify as lesbian, female bisexual, or transgendered and for anyone who is questioning her identity or sexual orientation

http://www.apifamilypride.org/ Working to end the isolation of Asian and Pacific Islander families with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender members through support, education, and dialogue.

www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=77183790589 Asian Pacific Lesbian Bisexual Women and Transgender Network (APLBTN)

www.al-fatiha.org/ Al-Fatiha Foundation


Asian Issues:

http://gayasiangeek.wordpress.com/  A blog by a gay asian geek.

http://www.lesbeasian.com/ is a website created specifically for and by Asian lesbians.

http://apifamilypride.org/ Working to end the isolation of Asian and Pacific Islander families with LGBT members through support, education and dialogue.

http://asianprideproject.org/ The Asian Pride Project is an online space for family and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Asians and Pacific Islanders.

http://www.logotv.com/video/franchise.jhtml?ctid=2183: A collection of videos highlighting the unique experiences of queer Asians on LOGOTV.

http://www.visibilityproject.org/ The Visibility Project is a photographic portraiture series focused on the Queer Asian American identified community.  All participants currently or have once identified as female and the project is inclusive to:  trans, ftm, mtf, genderqueer, bisexuals, lesbian, queer, intersex, andro, two-spirit…  Definitions of Asian Americans is very diverse:  East, Southeast, South Asian, Hapa, transplants, etc.

http://www.utopia-asia.com/ Utopia-Asia: resource for the multi-faceted homosexual subcultures of Asia.





http://www.fridae.com/ “Empowering Gay Asia”

http://hongni-rainbows.blogspot.com/ A blog to communicate on LGBT issues in Asia.

http://loloboi.tumblr.com/  QTAP Project: GenderFierce and Queerly Fobulous, an on-going project dedicated to promoting the visibility, voice and empowerment of trans, gender queer/non conforming, lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer Asians and Pacific Islanders locally and globally.




http://www.paulinepark.com/ Gender rights advocate. Check out Pauline’s informative website (My favorite section is the Proto-Transgenderal & Homoerotic Traditions in Asia & the Pacific page. Learn about QAPI history!)

fuckyeahlgbtqasians.tumblr.com  Fuck Yeah LGBTQ Asians! features self-submissions of LGBTQ identified Asians on Tumblr. The site also features LGBTQ Asian celebrities, activists, musicians, actors/actresses, and other public figures.

http://aznfliplgbt.blogspot.com/ thoughts of a queer asian

http://www.etsy.com/shop/elishalim Support Elisha Lim by checking out her wonderful Illustrated Gentleman Calendar and Queer Love Cards.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YXbk91-NeVU&feature=player_embedded#at=14 I AM: Trans People Speak by Maxwell: Watch this powerful video by Maxwell

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XEV5xyrD1hI&feature=player_embedded#at=275PrYSM (Providence Youth Student Movement) reaches out to the Cambodian LGBTQ community with this short bilingual documentary shown at the 2009 Pride Week in Phnom Penh.


Check out Timothy Wang’s novel, “Slant” which features a gay Asian American protagonist! Pretty cool!







http://www.afterellen.com/ (for women)

http://www.afterelton.com/ (for men)

www.therottenlittlegirls.com (good feminist, queer-friendly literature)

http://www.datehookup.com/content-the-glbt-resource-page.htm (a comprehensive LGBT resource page)

Coming Out Tips:



Asian Coming Out Story Videos:



Pen Pal Programs:

LA Center Youth Services: 1625 North Shrader Blvd. Los Angelas, CA 90028

Lambda Youth Network: P.O. Box 7911, Culver City, CA 90233

Rainbow Society: P.O. Box 6214, Santa Rosa, CA 95406 (womyn-identified only)

Hotlines and Help:

National Runaway Switchboard: 1-800-621-4000 (24/7)

Trevor Helpline for Sexual Minority Youth: 1-800-850-8078 (24/7)

Boston Alliance of Gay and Lesbian Youth: 1-800-42-BAGLY (24/7)

Out Youth: 1-800-96-YOUTH (5:30AM-9:30PM central time 7 days a week)

LYRIC Talkline: 1-800-246-PRIDE (6:30PM-9:30PM Pacific time Mon-Sat)

The Gay and Lesbian National Hotline: 1-888-THE-GLNH (6PM-10PM Eastern time Mon-Fri, 12PM-5PM Sat.)


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