Resources Related to Asians and Pacific Islanders

How an Amicus Brief Helped Organize the Asian American Community to Support Marriage Equality

Democratizing the Courts: How an Amicus Brief Helped Organize the Asian American Community to Support Marriage Equality

Asians, Gay Marriage, and Immigration: Family Unification at a Crossroads

Penn State law professor, Victor C. Romero, examines marriage equality and it’s impact on binational couples in the APA community.

At The Intersection: Race, Sexuality and Gender

A report on the experiences of intersectionality among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people of color.

Why Gay Marriage Is An Asian American Matter

An op-ed in API newspaper AsianWeek after Proposition 8.

LGBT Perspective: After Proposition 8

An op-ed from board members of Asian & Pacific Islander Family Pride on Prop 8.

Asian Americans Across California Unite To Oppose Prop 8

Press release from Asian American leaders and organizations united in opposition to California's Proposition 8.

Communications Toolkit: Talking About Marriage in Asian/Pacific Islander Communities

A toolkit on how to have a conversation.

Public Education Campaign Materials

Print ads, banner ads, radio ads, and talking points to help educate Californians about why marriage matters.

Asian and Pacific Islanders in same-sex couples in the US: Data from Census 2000

2000 Census data on LGBT Asians and Pacific Islanders.

Asians and Pacific Islanders in Same-Sex Couples in California

A Williams Project at UCLA School of Law study showing that over 13,000 Asian/Pacific Islanders (APIs) identified themselves as living with a same-sex partner in California during Census 2000.