APLBTN Asian & Pacific
Islander Lesbian, Bisexual
& Transgender Network
is a coalition of
individuals and groups at the local and national levels that serves as
a network to empower and support Asian and Pacific Islander Lesbian,
Bisexual Women and Transgender persons. We aim to create visibility,
build leadership, develop resources and strengthen ties among ourselves.
Asian Women Shelter
Women's Shelter (AWS) is a battered women's shelter targeting
Asian immigrant and refugee women and their children. AWS offers a
nine-week safe shelter program that includes: peer support; legal
advocacy; public aid advocacy; and referrals to housing, jobs,
education and other needs. Services provided are language appropriate
and culturally competent.
* Queer Women's Services (providing services to queer women in
* Multi-lingual Access Model (providing services in 20 languages and
* Shimtuh (providing services to the Korean community)
Queer women program Office:
Asian Pacific Islander Family Pride
API Family Pride is a supportive environment for families of
Asian/Pacific bisexual, gay, lesbian, and transgender people. We have
produced a video, Coming Out - Coming Home, which
contains interviews with four pairs of parents and/or family members of
API LGBT. For more information, please contact us at
Portion of "Coming
Out, Coming home" is now available on
Asian Pacific Islander Wellness Center
& Pacific Islander Wellness Center (A&PIWC) is the oldest
and most comprehensive, non-profit HIV/AIDS services organization in
North America targeting Asian & Pacific Islander communities. To
meet the needs of our clients who are often immigrants or refugees,
A&PIWC's staff speak 18 languages.
Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Center's mission is to educate,
support, empower and advocate for Asian & Pacific
Islander (A&PI) communities -- particularly A&PIs living with
or at-risk for HIV/AIDS.
An Asian & Pacific Islander AIDS agency, www.apiwellness.org.
Asian and Pacific Islander Queer
and Questioning, 25 and Under All Together is a group about and run by
young queer and questioning Asians and Pacific Islanders (A&PIs)
who are aged 25 years and under. AQU25A holds drop-in groups
on the first, third and last Wednesdays of the month,
7:00p-9:00p. The group serves as a safe space for young
people to hang out. We hold picnics, socials, parties,
dances, retreats and other fun activities throughout the
year. Check out our cool AQU25A website at
AQUA Youth Program Cordinator @ 415.292.3420 x315.
Center for Asian American Media,
(formerly know as NAATA.)
The Center for Asian American Media is a non-profit organization
dedicated to presenting stories that convey the richness and
diversity of Asian American experiences to the broadest audience
possible. We do this by funding, producing,distributing and
exhibiting works in film, television and digital media.
145 Ninth Street, Suite 350, San Francisco, CA 94110
phone: 415 863 0814, fax: 415 863 7428
Gay Asian Pacific Alliance is an organization dedicated to furthering the interests of gay
& bisexual Asian/Pacific Islanders by creating awareness, by
developing a positive collective identity and by establishing a
supportive community. GAPA was formed from the need for an organization
to address, through a democratic process, social, cultural and
issues affecting the gay & bisexual Asian/Pacific Islander
is a faith sharing group that
offers a safe and confidential space for GLBT and questioning Asian and Pacific Islander Christians and their
friends to come together for community, social support, worship and spiritual sharing.
GLBTQ Asian Christians are uniquely challenged by religious and cultural forces. GRACE responds with a nurturing community for caring
and spiritual exploration. Persons of all races, ethnicities,
genders and sexualities are both welcome and encouraged to attend! Email firstname.lastname@example.org for
directions or more information. Please visit our website at www.pacts-gtu.org/grace.
highly energetic and entertaining drag king will be performing a
number at the show. Click on link below to visit Junoon's website www.geocities.com/dragking_junoon.
Offices of Alma Soongi Beck
young and steadily growing law practice providing unique legal services
the San Francisco Bay Area. Our offices can help you with your estate
planning, whether it involves protecting your loved ones from the
unexpected (through wills, trusts, powers of attorney, etc.),
protection of your assets from
exposure to liability, or simply retention of accumulated wealth.
We also provide Domestic
Partnership Planning and Counseling on Property Co-Ownership Issues.
Please contact us at (415) 642-9930, email@example.com. For more
information, please visit
National Center of Lesbian Rights (NCLR)
Tel: 415-392-NCLR (6257) or 800-528-NCLR (6257).
a national legal resource center with a primary commitment to advancing
the rights and safety of lesbians and their families through a program
of litigation, public policy advocacy, free legal advice and
and public education. In addition, NCLR provides representation and
resources to gay men, and bisexual and transgender individuals on key
issues that also significantly advance lesbian rights. To find out more
we are and what we do, please check our website: www.NCLRights.org.
The PURPLE MOON DANCE PROJECT was founded by
Jill Togawa in 1992 and Its mission is to develop a greater
appreciation of American cultural diversity, especially for lesbians
and women of color, through the medium of dance.
produces an annual 'home season' of work in San Francisco, and tours
nationally and internationally. Purple Moon's artists also offer
women living with life threatening illness and women of color over 50
and their friends
without formal dance training. For more info, please check our website
or call us at 415-552-1105.
Queer & Asian
is a support and
group that provides gay, bisexual, and lesbian Asians and Pacific
Islanders in the South Bay with a safe place to "come out of the
closet" and be comfortable with their sexual identity and race.
Our meetings serve as a forum where individuals can freely discuss
relevant to being gay/bisexual/lesbian and Asian in a relaxed and
friendly environment. SBQA's social events afford members opportunities
to meet others of similar backgrounds and interests and to build new,
lasting friendships. Our group also supports the development of its
members' organizational leadership skills. Website: www.sbqa.com
Vibrant Body Wellness
Dr.Teresa W. Lau, DC is an activist and chiropractor practicing Network Spinal
Analysis, and Somato Respiratory Integration at Vibrant Body
Wellness. She's a gifted
practitioner with a loving touch in this holistic healing modality
that focuses on our body's innate intelligence to know itself, heal
itself, connect & release tension, and walk in the world of
possibilities. Call our office at (510) 981 8348 or email
an appointment. For more information, please visit
www.vibrantbodywellness.com. Mention this
APIQWTC link for the special Cutsey discount on your Initial Visit.
is a community-minded mortgage brokerage originating real estate loans
in California and several other states. We have a program benefiting
non-profit organizations of your choice called "Caring Advantage". TSE
Financial will make a donation of up to $300 to a non-profit
organization (with 501c3 status) on behalf of any of our home financing
clients. On that note, we are proud to announce that Asian Women
Shelter (AWS) is one of the beneficiariesof our charity program. TSE
Financial strongly believes in giving back to the community.
I work with a team of seasoned mortgage experts ready to assist on all
your real estate financing needs. I work with first-time homebuyers,
and real estate investors of all credit and gender types. TSE Financial
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In addition, we are one of the few mortgage brokerages approved to do
CalHFA loans for first-time homebuyers. Please call Jen's cell at
415-806-3367 or email her at
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you are travelling to Asia and want to visit queer or
queer-friendly places, this is where you want to visit first before
your trip. Lots
of information. The Utopia Asia
website remains the Internet’s most popular and
comprehensive English-language resource for the multi-faceted
homosexual subcultures of Asia.
Utopia continues to
pursue its original goal to improve the lives of Asian lesbians and gay
men, to build community, and to foster a deeper understanding of
gay life in the region.