Asian & Pacific Islander Family Pride
"In API Homes, All Children Are Welcome"

Our Mission

​The mission of Asian and Pacific Islander Family Pride is to end the isolation of
Asian and Pacific Islander families with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender members
through support, education, and dialog.

Vision

Our vision is the recognition and acceptance among Asian and Pacific islander families of the sexual and gender diversity within our cultures.

Values

We are committed, both individually and collectively, to create an organization that values:

  1. the bonds between parent and child,
  2. the contribution of inter-generational and extended family traditions,
  3. diverse racial, ethnic, linguistic and faith communities,
  4. coalitions with API communities and organizations,
  5. respect for all contributions and diverse perspectives.

Who We Are

We are parents, families and friends of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgendered people.

API-Family Pride is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to end the isolation of API families with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender members through support, education, and dialog. We provide one-on-one sessions with parents; connect parents with others who speak their language; conduct workshops at high schools, colleges, and adult gatherings; set-up information booths at street fairs; and interact with other organizations’ health and diversity programs. We have developed resources that have found their way into over 10,000 homes, schools and universities. 

Coming Out
Coming Home

Families that have been filmed so far:
South Asian Families
  • Rajshree Sathawane
  • Hrishikesh Sathawane
  • Rashmi Dharaskar
Filipino Families
  • Belinda & John Dronkerslaureta
  • Lance Dronkers
  • Francis Crespo
Korean Family
  • Stella (Sung Yim Cho) Silberberg
  • Luna Han
  • Sujin Lee

Events