SALGA NYC participated in the LGBTQ API National Conference hosted by The National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) in San Francisco, CA from July 26-29, 2018. This 400-person National Conference helped develop LGBTQ API leadership, build the capacity of local organizations, invigorated grassroots organizing and advocacy, and challenged anti-LGBTQ prejudice, racism, and anti-immigrant bias.
Here are a few glimpses of SALGA at NYC Pride 2018.
On Monday January 29th, 2018, the New York City Department of Education (DOE) hosted its first ever GSA Summit. The Gender and Sexuality Alliance Summit was organized by the NYC DOE LGBTQ liaison, Jared Fox, and was a day long conference that featured panels, performances, and a tabling portion. SALGA NYC, along with our sibling
On Sunday January 7th, SALGA NYC organized a panel on Sikhism and Homosexuality at the Kaurageous Love Health & Wellness Fair at the Sikh Cultural Society in Richmond Hill. Kaurageous Love is a group of women assisting women to live powerfully. The Sikh Cultural Society, located on 118th Street in Richmond Hill, is the largest gurdwara
Special highlights of 2017! 1. Helped two transgender women start their hormone therapy/transition process through referrals to Apicha Community Health Center 2. Hosted an event focused for South Asian LGBTQ older adults as a part of the SAGE Table series 3. Co-organized an LGBTQ iftar which was attended by over 150 people 4. Organized a
SALGA NYC is hosting a peer support facilitation training in which you will learn how to assist individuals in groups with building self-esteem, empowerment, and reducing stresses that impact the mental health of LGBTQ+ individuals. In this training, you will learn specific facilitation techniques that address members of South Asian, Immigrant, LGBTQ+ identifying individuals. If
Following the recent events taking place in Charlottesville, Virginia, SALGA NYC expresses our deepest sympathies to all those impacted. SALGA NYC would like to remind our community that we stand against any violence, hatred, bigotry, and intolerance of extremist groups such as neo-Nazis, the KKK, white supremacists and other bigoted people. SALGA NYC’s mission has been
Happy Pride! Check out our fantastic photos from the Manhattan Pride March on Sunday June 25th! Credit goes to Rohini who took these beautiful photos of our beautiful community. A big thank you to Samir & Lisa for driving the pick-up truck, Sahana and Lily for helping with decorations, Anita, Shay, and Lily for
***Please note times + location may change or be updated. Please check back for more information SALGA will participate in the following marches during Pride Month: Queens Pride March Sunday June 4th 11:30AM onwards 89th Street + 37th Avenue in Jackson Heights, Queens Brooklyn Pride March Saturday June 10th 6:30PM onwards 5th Avenue + Park Place in Park Slope,
The SALGA NYC community celebrated 25 fantastic years of community building, activism, and resilience on Saturday 12/17/2016 at the LGBT Center. We had a panel of past and present steering committee members, two beautiful drag performances by Lal Batti and Sundari The Indian Goddess, and a finale by SALGA’s very own Dance Team. Special thanks