As part of our leadership program for LGBTQ People of Color the Basic Rights Racial Justice team spent the weekend with 11 LGBTQ People of Color leaders together to build relationships; discuss issues that impact LGBTQ People of Color; vision; and plan for the year ahead.
We hope some of the below resources can offer some help to families that are struggling this winter, but also, we hope that we can all take some time and effort this year to give a little support to our extended LGBT family.
Meg Cowie shares what World AIDS Day means to her…
“I believe in fairness, justice, and dignity for all people. It’s important for all of us to stand up for and be visible in our support for each other.” -June Arima Schumann
The inspiring and moving annual celebration motivated attendees to continue working together to build community and bring about equality.
Program Director Nico Quintana joined more than 250 trans advocates and allies in Washington, DC for the National Center for Transgender Equality’s 2014 Transgender Lobby Day and policy conference.
Join leaders across Oregon in communities of color in speaking out. If you would like to share your support for LGBT families of color please contact Khalil@basicrights.org by August 21st!
Check out all the events and activities that Asian Pacific Islander Pride, Portland Black Pride, and Portland Latino Gay Pride have coming up to celebrate Pride!
“…consider that single issue politics and movements work in alignment with capitalism and all forms of oppression.”