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All posts tagged "aqua"

  • Party for Pride and Heritage

    Organizers of Pride and Heritage, an annual celebration of the LGBT Asian-American and Pacific Islander community, are switching gears this year, hosting a sort of...

  • AQUA's New Board

    Washington's gay Asian group, AQUA, welcomed its new board of directors last weekend with its first potluck for the new term. ''We have the whole...

  • Out on the Water [video]

    Two LGBT teams raced in the 9th Annual D.C. Dragon Boat festival Saturday and Sunday, May 15-16, on the Potomac River. Out to Paddle, which...

  • Pride & Heritage Hero

    Few embody the intersected identities of being gay and being of Asian ethnicity as vividly as Ben de Guzman. Whether serving for a time as...

  • Linh Hoang

    There is very little to Linh Hoang that is not on the move. Emigrating from Vietnam at age 10, that flight across the Pacific to...

  • Honored with Pride

    D.C. Pride and Heritage, a celebration of the local Asian/Pacific Islander GLBT community, honored Metro Weekly May 10 for empowering the local A/PI GLBT community...

  • Dragon Quest

    Using the Out2Paddle calendar, 2006 was Year One. That was when this dragon-boat team, affiliated with Asian/Pacific Islander Queers United for Action (AQUA), made waves...

  • A Season of Pride

    Yes, pride season is once again upon us, with Youth Pride, Black Pride and Capital Pride. And the local Asian/Pacific Islander GLBT community has got...

  • The Aqua Decade

    It's an exciting time to be gay and Asian, says Linh Hoang, a 25-year-old native of Vietnam, who lives in D.C. ''We have a supportive...

  • Row Your Boat

    Out 2 Paddle, a gay rowing team sponsored by metropolitan Washington's Asian/Pacific-Islander Queers United for Action (AQUA), took the gold at the sixth annual Dragon...

  • New Year, New Mix

    The local Asian/Pacific-Islander GLBT community is an expansive mix, reflecting cultures from Pakistan to Fiji, from the tropics to the high Himalaya. The nearly infinite...

  • Visibly Proud

    In many ways, Pride is about being seen, being visible. And that's one of the goals behind Pride & Heritage, D.C.'s annual celebration of the...

  • Asian Queers United for Action (AQUA)

    Members of AQUA at a recent happy hour event Mission: To serve gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning Asian and Pacific Islanders (API) in the Washington,...

  • Bhangra, 'Boxer' and Brunch

    With the flowers blooming and the calendar filling, it's clear that GLBT pride season is upon us. From April's Youth Pride celebration to Memorial Day...

  • Asian Queers United for Action (AQUA)

    Members of AQUA at thegroup's monthly happy hour (Photo by Michael Wichita) Mission: To promote a positive image and welfare for queer Asians and Pacific...

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