Community Partners

In the DC Area


Asian Pacific Islander Queer Society (APIQS) provides educational, social, and cultural activities for queer female-identified, gender-nonconforming, and transgender people of API descent in the DC metropolitan area.


The Filipino Young Professionals of Washington, D.C. is organized exclusively for recreational, social, educational, and charitable purposes. The purpose of this corporation is:-To create a network of young professionals in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area-To provide education about Filipino American heritage through social and recreational activities-To contribute to the Washington D.C. Filipino American community through social and charitable events and volunteer activities


KhushDC is a social, support and political group that provides a safe and supportive environment, promotes awareness and acceptance, and fosters positive cultural and sexual identity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning (LGBTQ) and additional gender or sexual minority South Asians in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.We represent a broad array of nationalities including those of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.


KQT DC is composed of LGBTQ individuals and parents of Korean descent and allies in the Washington, DC area committed to promote a welcoming space for fellowship and support, and advocating for LGBTQ rights in our communities.

Lulac Lambda

Our mission is to mobilize and strengthen the LGBTQ+ and Latinx communities of DC, through community service and civic engagement.


National Association of Asian American Professionals, Washington, D.C.NAAAP DC is a non-profit dedicated to:

1) Professional Development,

2) Professional Networking, and

3) Service to the Community.


The National Korean American Service & Education Consortium (NAKASEC) is a grassroots organization founded in 1994 by local community centers to project a progressive voice and promote the full participation of Korean and Asian Americans within the social justice movement. Our mission is to organize Korean and Asian Americans to achieve social, economic, and racial justice. Currently, the NAKASEC Network includes our local Affiliates located in Annandale, VA (NAKASEC VA), Chicago (HANA Center), New York (MinKwon Center), and Montgomery County, PA (Woori Center).

Queer and Trans API Organizations Elsewhere!


Founded in 1990, GAPIMNY is an all-volunteer, membership-based organization which provides a safe space for support, visibility and action among NYC’s community of queer and transgender Asian American and Pacifc Islander people. GAPIMNY works in coalition with other LGBTQ and API community organizations to help educate the broader community on issues of race, sexuality, gender, and health.

Kamayan Coalition

The Kamayan Coalition is an alliance of LGBTQIA+ Filipino American, Filipinx, and Asian-Pacific Islander community orgs from across the United States.


The National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance is a federation of LGBTQ Asian American, South Asian, Southeast Asian and Pacific Islander organizations. NQAPIA seeks to build the capacity of local LGBT AAPI organizations, invigorate grassroots organizing, develop leadership, and challenge homophobia, racism, and anti-immigrant bias. NQAPIA is an independent non-profit organization.


Philadelphia Asian & Queer (PAQ) is a volunteer, social organization that strives to engage queer (LGBTQIA+), Asian Pacific Islander (API) folx within the greater Philadelphia area. Through a range of advocacy, social and supportive programming, we commit to building and uniting our collective voices as a queer, API community.

Prism Foundation

Based in the San Francisco bay area, GAPA Foundation is dedicated to exploring critical issues that affect the API LGBTQ community and supporting innovative programs and individuals seeking solutions to those issues. Currently we provide academic scholarships to non-traditional API LGBTQ students and core funding to under-resourced and/or underrepresented local community organizations and projects. In addition to the monetary support, GAPA Foundation also seeks to nurture and support these organizations for future growth and independence through infrastructural support such as mentorship and leadership development.


The Southern Nevada Asian Pacific Islander Queer Society (SNAPIQS) serves all Asian, Pacific Islander, and Desi American of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions (SOGI/E or LGBT*) in the Southern Nevada region. Through social and cultural activities, education, mentorship, awareness, and advocacy, we aim to create an inclusive, affirming, and empowering community.