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Queer & Trans API (QTAPI) Initiative

What is QTAPI?

QTAPI is open to all Asian American, Pacific Islander, and Desi American students who identify with the Queer and Trans communities at USC. We host regular meetings, group hangouts, workshops, and informal gatherings for all.

Previous meetings include: Queer Anime, Zine making, Poetry night, study sessions, Coming Out Journeys, and more!

Contact for more information!

Community Resources & Support

  • USC LGBTQ+ Student Center (LGBTQ+SC)
    • The LGBTQ+SC provides supporteducationadvocacy, and community for all undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Southern California with an emphasis on students across the spectra of gender and sexuality.
  • Queer & Ally Student Assembly (QuASA)
    • QuASA is a student organization that supports the USC queer community. QuASA is an umbrella organization that oversees multiple member organizations that cater to specific interests.
  • API
    • A grassroots org empowering Asian & Pacific Islander communities to achieve LGBTQ, racial, and social justice.
  • Satrang
    • Satrang serves the South Asian LGBTQ community by promoting awareness, acceptance, and empowerment through social, educational, and advocacy-related events.
  • A/
    • A non-profit, social, and educational group established for gay Asians and friends who share an interest in Asian cultures and experiences.
  • PFLAG San Gabriel
    • A support group for the API LGBT community, as well as for their parents, families, and friends.
  • VROC
    • Viet Rainbow of Orange County is a community-based and volunteer-run non-profit organization founded by LGBTQ Vietnamese Americans.
    • APAIT aims to positively impact the quality of life for medically underserved communities living with or at risk for HIV/AIDS and other health disparities through culturally competent and linguistically appropriate programs.
  • APLA
    • APLA aims to achieve health care equity and promote well-being for the LGBT and other underserved communities and people living with and affected by HIV.