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Links and Resources

Entertainment:
www.logotv.com
http://www.logotv.com/
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.”

Organizations:
Regional:
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)

Midwest

  • 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

National:

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

Websites/Blogs/Books:

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.afterellen.com/blog/malinda/top-5-queer-asian-american-women

http://www.afterellen.com/blog/malinda/top-5-queer-asian-american-women

http://modelminority.com/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=118

http://modelminority.com/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=118

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://blog.cripchick.com/

http://leavingevidence.wordpress.com/

http://dreaminghome.tumblr.com/post/1098003246/to-the-other-side-of-dreaming

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.

http://www.amazon.com/Slant-Novel-Timothy-Wang/dp/1590211219

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

Other:

www.outproud.org

http://daily.gay.com/

www.queeramerica.com

www.qrd.org/qrd

www.smyal.org

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:

http://www.youtube.com/watch#!v=1zn1-Pd7OWE&playnext_from=TL&videos=1gFTPX0_A1A

http://www.youtube.com/watch#!v=d5H59paHvq8&playnext_from=TL&videos=fz9db4hXq3I

Asian Coming Out Story Videos:

http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=coming+out+story+asian&aq=0

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JSNiy2cUYPU&feature=watch_response

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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