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Calvin Ho
January 19, 2017

CALVIN HO, one of the most energetic and active volunteers at APIENC, identifies as a gay Asian-American of Cambodian, Thai, and Chinese ancestry, though his ethnic identity is complex. Calvin currently studies psychology at San Francisco State University. With APIENC, … Continue reading

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2016 Lessons for New Year Resistance
January 18, 2017

Dear community, This past year was a whirlwind. From rampant hate crimes, to attacks on valuable public programs, to a national rhetoric crafted to make our people feel afraid—it seems that those who refuse to see our humanity have become … Continue reading

Artwork credit to Micah Bazant
Post-Election 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

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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

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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

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Grace Kong
November 8, 2016

GRACE KONG, one of APIENC’s wonderful volunteers, identifies as a lesbian feminist and as an Excel geek. Grace currently works at the San Francisco International Airport, using her skills to work in data and financial analysis. Grace has been involved … Continue reading

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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