Crystal Jang named a 2013 SF Pride Grand Marshal

Posted on Jun 6, 2013 in News Archive

Congrats to our very own Crystal Jang, voted to be among the 2013 SF Pride Grand Marshals!
From the press release at:
www.sfpride.org/parade/grand-marshals.html

2013gm_crystal_jang“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 School Coordinator for LGBTQ Youth and Families. She has also participated in state and national efforts to address bullying and name-calling in the education environment.Crystal co-founded OASIS (Older Asian Sisters in Solidarity), the first support group for older API Queer Women, as well as co-founded APIQWTC for the Asian Pacific Islander Queer Women and Transgender Community.”

Look for Crystal in the Pride Parade on Sunday, June 30!

See under Events for more info on Pride happenings with APIQWTC.