Artwork credit to Micah Bazant
Post-Trump Resource List
December 1, 2016

In the last month, APIENC has heard the need for our community to hold space, reflect, and strategize for our safety. Our community partners and people from around the country have worked hard to provide and compile resources, and we … Continue reading

Image Description: Students in Guangzhou wave a large rainbow flag as part of an organized a flash mob.
From China to America: My Queer Movement Journey
November 11, 2016

by Cindy Zhong, 2016 Chan Fellow Right before I came to America, my friends in our rainbow group (an independent queer student group that I joined in) back in China joked with me, “We’re so glad that our group is … Continue reading

Image Description: Two APIENC community members browsing the Dragon Fruit Project Digital Portal on a Google Chromebook; a historical timeline of LGBTQ API movements is in the background
The Dragon Fruit Project Digital Portal is now LIVE!
November 9, 2016

The Dragon Fruit Project is an intergenerational oral hxstory project that explores queer Asians and Pacific Islanders and their experiences with love and activism in the 1960s, 70s, 80s, and 90s. Since 2013, volunteers have engaged with our queer Asian … Continue reading

Image description: Promotional Graphic  for Dragon Fruit Project Digital Portal Launch Party
Save the Date – Dragon Fruit Project Digital Portal Launch Party!
September 22, 2016

Come celebrate with us at our upcoming Dragon Fruit Project Digital Portal Launch Party! Dragon Fruit Project is an intergenerational oral history project that documents queer and trans Asians and Pacific Islanders and their experiences with love and activism from … Continue reading

Image Description: A group picture of Team APIENC runners after 2015 Berkeley Run.
Celebrate Wellness with APIENC – Sun. November 20th!
September 16, 2016

Speaking from this year of growth since our last Berkeley Run, we’ve been astounded by the abundance of our communities and strongly stand by our core belief that “our communities have everything we need to support ourselves and each other.” … Continue reading

Image Description: A large group selfie from the NQAPIA Leadership Summit. 30 people strike a pose for the photo.
5 Highlights from APIENC’s Summer
September 15, 2016

This summer, Team APIENC was busy. During the past few months, our team has been working hard to support summer interns, march in the streets, launch new projects, highlight community artists, and build a thriving LGBTQ API community. Here’s a … Continue reading

Image Description: Three queer people stand smiling towards the camera at the 2016 Trans March.
Alison Lin
September 14, 2016

ALISON LIN, a queer, mixed-race (Chinese-American and white) woman, has been an active volunteer with APIENC since she moved to the Bay Area three years ago. Alison currently works with social justice nonprofits, where she  focuses on collaboration, embodied leadership, … Continue reading