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South Bay Queer & Asian

The San Francisco South Bay's Premiere Gay, Lesbian, Transgender & Bisexual Asian Support & Social Organization

Our Vision

To provide each other with an extended family that will support and embrace our quest for self-discovery, love, and social acceptance.

Our Mission

To provide a fun and safe environment for queer Asians and Pacific Islanders in the South Bay to come out and be comfortable with their sexual identity and ethnicity, as well as be vital and visible to the greater community.

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Upcoming Rap Sessions

Rap Session Info

Popular Gay Destinations in the US

JULY09 2018
  • Time: 7PM-8:30PM
  • Location: Billy DeFrank Center, 938 The Alameda, San Jose
  • Facilitator: Cliff H.

It seems to me that gay people just love traveling for fun. I think they are more willing spend big on traveling compared to straight guys too. Gay dollars have become a big business. In our next session we will chat about the gayest travel destinations in the US. We will first share our own picks of the gayest destinations and the reason why. I'll later reveal the results from Out Magazine's travel website outtraveler.com on the top 20 gayest destination in the US. The website also suggests the most popular events in those destinations. We will see who has the most correct picks.

(After our rap session, we'll head out to a local dive for dinner together as a group.)

Due to the sensitive topics and subjects we discuss at our rap sessions which often times are only applicable to Queer Asian/Pacific Islanders (APIs), we appreciate the understanding of our non-API friends and allies to join us at all other sbQA events. SBQA raps are a safe and empowering space for Queer APIs

Upcoming Events

[SBQA] Annual Summer Potluck Picnic at the Park

WHAT: sbQA annual Summer Potluck Picnic

WHEN: July 14, 2018 (11:30am - 4pm)

WHERE: Edith Morley Park, Campbell - 615 Technology Pkwy Campbell CA 95008

RSVP: https://bit.ly/2sfJPn8

Hello everyone!

We hope you all had a wonderful 4th of July holiday. We look forward to seeing everyone and his/her friends and family to next week's potluck. Please RSVP to the link above.

There is no BBQ pit in this park so don't bring any thing that requires grilling. Sorry, consumption of alcohol is NOT allowed. So save your alcoholic beverages for later. You may bring your favorite non-alcoholic drink to share. Otherwise, water, ice, paper plates and plastic ware will be provided.

Any questions, please email or call Robert A.

[SBQA] Camping Trip at Big Basin August 24-26

WHEN: Friday, August 24th to Sunday, August 26th

WHERE: Big Basin State Park. Website: http://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=540

CAPACITY: 50 people

COST: $70 per person (includes meals, water, tea, and coffee). Kids 0-5 yrs, free; 6-12 yrs, $35.

RSVP: https://form.jotform.com/81675578784174

CANCELLATION POLICY: 15+ days = Full refund; 8-14 days = 50% refund; 7 days or less = no refund. You can transfer a reservation to someone else, but please let us know so we can properly register that person.

Hi Campers!

The ever-popular sbQA camping trip is now open for reservations! On the weekend of August 24-26, the hot guys of sbQA will be roughing it at Big Basin State Park in the Santa Cruz mountains.

It has great hiking trails, from easy to challenging. Besides the fantastic company, come for the awesome meals that sbQA camping trips are famous for. It's a great place to enjoy nature, get away from the hectic pace of city life, and for meeting new friends. And yes, there are flush toilets at the campsite and hot showers.

Being gay, lesbian, transgender or bisexual can be a challenging experience for many of us. It becomes even more complicated when you involve mom and dad, family and being Asian. Many questions arise. Who should I date? How do I play it safe when it comes to sex? Where have all the cowboys gone? How do I meet Mr./Ms. Right? How do I tell my family about me? Where do I meet men or women?

So let's talk! At our rap sessions, we meet in a group to talk about various different topics. SBQA presents a variety of interesting topics, including "coming out," relationships, discrimination, and safe-sex. Members can also bring up personal issues to the group and receive feedback and advice. And we do it in a safe, relaxing, friendly environment. Everything is kept confidential, so don't worry!

Our rap sessions are open to all Asian and Pacific Islander gay, lesbian, transgender, bisexual or questioning men and women. We meet every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm at the Billy DeFrank Center in San Jose, CA. Join us for dinner afterwards at a nearby restaurant.