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6th Annual Pride ASIA

May 28 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Pride ASIA is an annual cultural event that celebrates the LGBTQ and API community

In honor of National Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Pride ASIA recognizes the diversity of the API community by empowering LGBTQ APIs

This year’s keynote speaker is Danyal Lotfi

Danyal is a young professional with a demonstrated history of leadership in public service, community building and program coordination in the public and non-profit sectors. Skilled in strategic planning, event coordination, cross-cultural communication, and teamwork. Strong multilingual community engagement professional with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Western Washington University and an alum of the renowned young civic leaders fellowship at the Institute for a Democratic Future.

Danyal is currently the External Affairs Liaison with the City of Seattle.

Appearances by:
Madrienne Salgado
David Leong’s NW Kung Fu Association
Mayor Ed Murray’s Office
U.T.O.P.I.A Seattle
Miss API International Tanya Rachinee
Miss ABAWA Pride Vanitii Fair (Barry McClintock Caadan)
Miss UTOPIA Atasha Manila
Miss UTOPIA 2016/17 Iyona Bonet Black (Eric Clark)
Ms. Cherry Markos
Miss Neighbours 2016/17 Deb Leigh Nightshade
Ms. Voodoo Doll (Ian De La O)
Recording artist LatinRose (Ruth Soto)
Slam poet Nic Masangkay
Performance Artist, Kince de Vera
Singer Andy G. Navarrete

Music by DJ Julie Herrera, DJ LeGaspi, DJ Moist Towelette

With our community partners:
Camp Ten Trees
The Seattle Public Library
Seattle Counseling Service
API Chaya
ACLU of Washington
LGBTQ Allyship
Gay City: Seattle’s LGBTQ Center
Filipino Community of Seattle

Sponsored by Seattle Pride (Julia Lacey)
with support from the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance, Seattle Gay News, Seattle Gay Scene, International Examiner, Kelcema Productions and Aleksa Manila

Founded in 2012, Pride ASIA’s mission is to celebrate, empower and nurture the multi-cultural diversity of the LGBTQ communities through the Asian Pacific Islander lens. Pride ASIA is a proud member of the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) and Social Outreach Seattle (SOSea).


May 28
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Pride ASIA


Hing Hay Park
423 Maynard Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104
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