QAS E-Zine, Volume 1
June 22-24: Amplify 2012, All-Asia "Open and Affirming Church" + Life Conference, Hong Kong.
January 27: "Unlikely Bedfellows in API Organizing" workshop, Creating Change, Baltimore, MD
November 22: "Coming Home: LGBTQ Asian Americans and Religious Communities" panel, AAR Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA
April 28-29: Patrick S. Cheng delivers Fourth Annual John E. Boswell Lecture, CLGS, Berkeley, CA; EQARS interdisciplinary colloquium
February 3: Gathering of API LGBT spirituality leaders, Creating Change, Minneapolis, MN
August 7: "Nurture, Nudge, kNowledge for Queer API Culture, History, Religion" presentation, APARRI Conference, Chicago, IL
May 1: "Faith, Justice, and OUR Movement" workshop, Queer and Asian Conference, Berkeley, CA
April 24: "Being in Wholeness: A Queer Asian Spirituality Retreat," New York, NY
January 22-24: "Queer Spirit, API Roots" retreat, Burlingame, CA
August 15-16: NRJ workshop and interfaith service, NQAPIA National Conference, Seattle, WA
July: Founding of EQARS, Berkeley, CA
May 2: "Unfolding the Sacred in Our Stories" workshop, Queer and Asian Conference, Berkeley, CA
August 9: "Queering APARRI - Voices and Visibilities of API-LGBTs" panel, APARRI Conference, Berkeley, CA
April 2: Elizabeth Leung is hired as the NRJ coordinator by CLGS and PANA
Release of Lina Hoshino's film "In God's House"
September 20: Founding of Network on Religion and Justice for LGBT API People, Berkeley, CA
April 15: "Erotic Spirituality and Sacred Intimacy" workshop, GAPIMNY General Meeting, New York, NY
March 6: "Coming Home: Queer Asian Spirituality" workshop, Queer Asian Pacific Legacy Conference, New York, NY
July: API Institute held at the 2001 MCC General Conference, Toronto, Canada
January: Queer Asian Fellowship listserv founded, New York, NY
July: API Institute held at the 1999 MCC General Conference, Los Angeles, CA
Rev. Elder Hong K. Tan is elected an elder of the Metropolitan Community Churches
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event has occurred in your corner of the world!
See also the
Where We're Coming From: History of the NRJ-API-LGBT
page on the NRJ website.