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As we near the end of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM), and into LGBTQ and Immigration Heritage Month, we also approach the 1-year anniversary since the Pulse club-shooting massacre. How can we heal in these trying times? How do we challenge ongoing forms of homophobia, transphobia, and xenophobia within our own communities?
Find the questions @AAPIsResist or see below.
- Let’s get started. What does queer justice look like for LGBTQ people of color? #AAPIsResist
- How can we fight homophobia and transphobia within ourselves? #AAPIsResist
- In what ways are AAPI communities impacted by homophobia and transphobia? #AAPIsResist
- How can we fight/shift homophobia and transphobia within our AAPI communities? #AAPIsResist
- Pride has always been political but is now being overtaken by big banks like Wells Fargo. How can we challenge the corporatization of Pride?
- What roles can allies play in fighting for Queer Justice? How do we build more co-conspirators? #AAPIsResist
- Almost a year we lost the lives of 49 #LGBTQ community members in #PulseMassacre #OrlandoShooting, how can we honor them in our daily lives?
- Why is understanding the intersections of LGBTQ identity important in strengthening our work? #AAPIsResist
- In AAPI families, coming out can be seen as dishonoring parents. How can we facilitate intergenerational understanding of LGBTQ experiences?
- Let’s shout it out! Share resources and organizations you know doing radical + inclusive LGBTQ liberation work. #AAPIsResist
- Finally, what will you commit to in order to create a world free of homophobia and transphobia? #AAPIsResist
Follow the co-hosts and the hashtag #AAPIsResist on Twitter:
- 18millionrising – @18millionrising
- Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance – @APALANational
- Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon – @APANONews
- National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance – @NQAPIA