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Vietnam’s first gay pride parade

More than 100 demonstrators rode bicycles and motorbikes through Vietnam’s capital, Hanoi, on Sunday, Aug. 5th 2012 in the country’s first-ever gay pride parade, spurred by an unexpected government proposal to legally recognize same-sex couples. [AP] The event was held to raise awareness of Vietnam’s gay and lesbian community. The parade began at Hanoi’s national stadium […]

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Fourth Annual Boswell Lecture: “The Rainbow Connection”

April 28, 2011 at 5:30pm to 8:00pm CLGS is pleased to welcome the Rev. Dr. Patrick S. Cheng to the PSR campus on Thursday evening, April 28, 2011, to deliver the fourth annual John E. Boswell Lecture. Join us that evening at 5:30pm for a reception in the PSR Chapel; the lecture will begin at […]

EQARS Colloquium – April 29, 2011

April 29, 2011 at 12:30pm to 2:00pm On the day following the Fourth Annual Boswell Lecture with the Rev. Dr. Patrick Cheng, the Emerging Queer Asian Religion Scholars (EQARS) cohort, convened by the Asian Pacific Islander Roundtable Project at the Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies in Religion and Ministry (CLGS), is proud to organize […]

Asian and Pacific Islander Roundtable

The Asian and Pacific Islander Roundtable Project envisions the emergence of coalitions of API LGBTQ and API allies across the country that affirms the dignity and spiritual wholeness of API-LGBTQ people of faith. In order to empower and resource such coalitions, we have created online listings of supportive API clergy, leaders, scholars, and of API […]

One Big Family Photo Solidarity Project

On Sunday, May 3rd, 2009, at the 50th annual Buena Vista United Methodist Church Bazaar in Alameda, CA, the Network on Religion and Justice for API LGBTs (NRJ) launched the One Big Family photo solidarity project. In partnership with Buena Vista UMC’s Reconciling Ministry, NRJ hosted a booth at the Bazaar. Nestled between the hot […]

NRJ-API-LGBT honors Dr. Jeffrey Kuan

 May 30, 5:00-9:00pmAPI Family Pride Banquet, Hotel Whitcomb 1231 Market Street, San Francisco, CA NRJ-API-LGBT, a joint project of PANA and CLGS, will publicly honor PSR professor Dr. Kah-Jin Jeffrey Kuan at this year’s API Family Pride banquet. Join us! “Reverend Dr. Jeffrey Kuan, a respected pastor and biblical scholar, has long been a visible […]

API Solidarity Concert for Queer People, May 1st & 2nd

These were two amazing concerts to benefit queer people of faith in the Philippines. Concerts featured Michael Woo, vocalist; four-hand piano by Adrienne Krug & Stephanie Lynne Smith; the Hawaiian Chorus Na Leo Nahenahe (Sweet Voices) and the GAPA Men’s Chorus. These concerts will touch your heart – and change the world. Friday, May 1st […]

Call For Nominations – API Family Pride Banquet

6th Annual Family Presentation Banquet Since 2004, Asian & Pacific Islander (A&PI) Family Pride has organized its annual Family Presentation Banquet to honor persons who have supported A&PI lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons throughout their journey of self-discovery and coming out. The annual Family Presentation Banquet has honored over 60 mothers, fathers, brothers, […]

2009 Chinese New Year Parade – San Francisco

GUNG HAY FAT CHOY! San Francisco’s night time Lunar New Year Parade took place on the evening of February 7, 2009. API Equality took the lead in organizing and the theme was “Asian Pacific Islanders for Marriage Equality.” The weather was warm (no rain!) and we had about 75 people show up and march with us.  A […]