NIKKEI Q: QTAPI Awareness Week

On Saturday, May 22, as San Francisco gradually opened, a modest group of Asian and Pacific Islander queer and trans folks and their friends gathered in June Warner Plaza in the Castro District of San Francisco. The assembly marked the launch of the city’s recognition of the first ever Queer and Transgender Asian Pacific Islander […]

NIKKEI Q: Trump and queers

In 2018, Colorado State University political scientist Ernesto Sagás noted that with the legitimization of “bad hombres, shithole countries, (and) nasty women” coming from the White House, we need ethnic studies “now more than ever.” For sure, President Donald Trump’s administration’s assault on the well-being of immigrants, people of color, and women have been well […]