Join us: Dyke March on Sat, June 11th

Hey Hotpot and Allies, In three days, this Saturday, we hugely hope that you join us at the Philadelphia Dyke March! We will march and wear green with Hotpot for VISIBILITY as Intersections of Queer Asian and Pacific Islander women, trans, gendervariant and genderqueer/non-conforming identified folks and transmen, transmasculine folks Starts at Kahn Park 11th and Pine Saturday June 11, 3-6Continue reading “Join us: Dyke March on Sat, June 11th”

Philadelphia Pride Parade and Festival

Philadelphia Pride Parade and Festival Sunday, June 12, 2011 “Pride Around the World” Hello Friends: QPA and Hotpot! invite you to march in the 2011 Philly Gay Pride Parade on Sunday, June 12, 2011 to broaden the visibility of Asian LGBTQ in the Philadelphia area and continue the cause for equality for the LGBTQ community.Continue reading “Philadelphia Pride Parade and Festival”

Join Hotpot! at the Trans Health Conference this weekend

Hello hotpot! I hope that everyone is well and enjoying the beautiful weather! The *Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference* sponsored by the Mazzoni Center is this Thursday  June 2nd to Saturday June 4th. There are a ton of events, activities and workshops happening throughout the conference as well as health service opportunities (HIV testing/STD screening, pap smearsContinue reading “Join Hotpot! at the Trans Health Conference this weekend”

retro: Hotpot! article featured in Bridge Magazine

Check out the following article re-posted from the January online issue of Bridge Magazine.  Seems like we’re ready for a follow up article! Hotpot! By Magazine@Bridge – Posted on 17 January 2011 by Alison, Megumi, Laurent, Tay, Brooke HotPot! is a Philadelphia area volunteer organization that works to build community for Queer Asian Pacific IslanderContinue reading “retro: Hotpot! article featured in Bridge Magazine”

hotpot! helps bring Mia Mingus and Stacey Milbern to QTC

March 25-27 was Swarthmore’s annual Queer and Trans Conference.  I was a part of the planning committee and also did some work with the artists’ collective I started (Zero Hour Artists’ Collective) to make advertisements and decorations for some of the events.  This year our goal was to really integrate the Philadelphia community (more proactively)Continue reading “hotpot! helps bring Mia Mingus and Stacey Milbern to QTC”

Laurent’s Coming Out Story Featured on Asian Gay and Proud

Coming Out Stories:  Laurent The internet had been available to the public for years but I wasn’t really aware of it until my brother installed the 56K modem on our old desktop for the first time in 1998. I immediately went to and searched for the words “constant craving“, “lesbian” along with “playboy” becauseContinue reading “Laurent’s Coming Out Story Featured on Asian Gay and Proud”