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WELCOME TO ASIANS & FRIENDS CLEVELAND

Asians & Friends Cleveland is a non-profit organization serving the Asian and non-Asian lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans-gendered communities in Northeastern Ohio.

 

WHO WE ARE

Serving the LGBTQ Community of Northeast Ohio for Over 20 Years!

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Our History:  Begun in January 1995 with about ten people, today Asians & Friends Cleveland has grown phenomenally with numberous active members on the roster representing such nations as Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.


Our Mission:  Asians & Friends Cleveland promotes Asian culture in a positive, supportive, informative, and fun setting while bridging the gap between various cultures. We contribute a vital facet to the educational and cultural life of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities of Northeast Ohio region.


Working Together:  Asians & Friends Cleveland actively collaborates with other groups in our community, state, and across the world. We have worked together with community groups like the AIDS Taskforce, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center of Greater Cleveland, People of All Colors Together (PACT), Insight, Primetimers and Cleveland Pride. As a member of the International Friendship Alliance (IFA), we interact with other similar groups all over the world.


Welcome to ALL:  Asians & Friends Cleveland welcomes persons of all nationalities, races, cultures, sexual orientations and genders. If you are interested in discovering more about your Asian identity, or are interested in meeting Asian men and women and experiencing their rich and varied cuisines and cultures, please join us at our regular events.


AFC is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charitable organization.

 

Upcoming Events

  • IFCON 2022 Toronto
    Fri, Sep 02
    Courtyard Toronto Downtown
    Sep 02, 7:00 PM – Sep 05, 11:00 PM
    Courtyard Toronto Downtown, 475 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M4Y 1X7, Canada
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ACTIVITIES

Pride Parade

ADVOCACY

Helping & Educating the Community

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IFCON EVENTS

ifCON 2022 in Toronto, Canada

Learn More
 
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“Our Destiny is not created by the shoes we wear, but by the steps we take.”

Siddhārtha Gautama Buddha

 

GET INVOLVED

 
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BECOME A MEMBER

Help Us Soar

2019 Membership ($20/person)


Click here to pay for your 2019 membership via Eventbrite.

NOTE: There is no longer a Couple membership rate.

CONTACT ASIANS & FRIENDS CLEVELAND

Cleveland, OH, USA

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