Directors Emeriti

Victor Loo (2012)

Karl Marx Reyes (2013)

Ro Yoon (2014)

Elaine Agoot (2014-2015)

Devon Yan-Berrong (2012-2016)

Yee-shin Huang (2012-2017)

Jason Chan/ Wu Wei (2017)

Irene Legaspi (2015-2017)

Quyen Luu (2012-2017)

Shaun Knittel (2012-2017)

Nhan Thai (2019-2021)




Keynote Speakers & Honorary Directors

2012 Michael ShiosakI

2013 RO YOON

2014 NORMA TIMBANG
2015 Justice MARY YU

2016 Brooklyn BUENAVENTURA

2017  DANYAL LOTFI
2018 Jill Mangaliman
2019 EJ AGOOT
​2020 Dr. Kevin WANG

2021 LEO AGISHIRA

2022 Joel B. Tan
​2023 


Mission


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).



2022-2023 DIRECTORS


EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Aleksa Manila, Founder

Arnaldo! Drag Chanteuse


LOGISTICS & OPERATIONS
Lu Ying
Jack Mozie


FINANCE & FUNDRAISING

Kince de Vera

Vacant


MEDIA & ADVERTISING

Atasha Manila
Dutchess Drew


COMMUNITY ADVISORY

Gaysha Starr

Matthew Spahn

SPONSORS

Aleksa Manila (2012-Present)

Alexander Thoman-Lawson

Arnaldo! Drag Chanteuse (2012-Present)

Asian Counseling Referral Services (2012)
ASUW Asian Student Commission
Casa de Manila (2012-Present)
Devonation by Devon Yan (2012-Present)
Dignity Seattle
DJ Lu Ying / DJ Moist Towelette / Shameless Productions (2012-Present)
Gabriela (formerly Pinay Sa Seattle)

Gaysha Starr
HIV Vaccine Trials Unit (Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center)

International Examiner (2017)
Jai Thai Restaurant (2012)

Jasmine Mac / Nijo Sushi Restaurant
Kelcema Productions (2012-Present)
Lifelong AIDS Alliance
National Queer Asian & Pacific Islander Alliance (2012-Present)
Neighbours Nightclub

Partners In Change (Equity In Education Coalition)
Root Table Restaurant by Tanya (2012-2019)

Seattle Art Museum

Seattle Asian Art Museum

Seattle Counseling Service 
Seattle Gay News

Seattle Gay Scene (2017)

Seattle Pride (2017-2019)

Seattle Public Library
Social Outreach Seattle (2012 to 2016)
United Territories of Pacific Islanders Association
Wing Luke Museum

Seattle-Area Resources (alphabetical order):
AAPI Coalition Against Hate and Bias
APACEvotes
API Chaya
Asian Counseling Referral Services
Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA)
Asian Pacific Islander Coalition (APIC of WA)
Cambodian American Community Council of WA 
Cham Refugees Community 
Chinese Information & Service Center 
CID Community Watch
Coalition for Refugees from Burma
COFA Alliance of Washington 
DENSHO
Education with Purpose Foundation for Pacific Islanders
Filipino Community of Seattle 
Friends of Little Sàigòn
Helping Link
Indian-American Community Services
IDIC Filipino Senior and Family Services
InterIM Community Development Association
International Community Health Services
International Examiner
Japanese American Citizens League Seattle Chapter
Kandelia (Formerly Vietnamese Friends Association)
Khmer Community of Seattle King County
Kin On
King County Coalition Against Hate and Bias
King County Coalition Against Hate Resource Page
Korean American Coalition
Korean Community Service Center 
Lao Community Service Center 
Marshallese Women’s Association
OCA Seattle
Pacific Islander Community Alliance of Washington
Pacific Islander Health Board
Refugee Women’s Alliance 
Seattle Chinatown International District Preservation and Development Authority (SCIDpda)
Seattle Mongolian Youth Center 
United Tribes of Pacific Islanders Alliance (U.T.O.P.I.A. WA)
Vietnamese American Community of Seattle and Sno-King Counties
WAPI Community Services 
White Center Community Development Association
Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience