Because of this powerful presentation, IWOK and WSC increased the number of Tribal leaders who were willing to take a public stand from 60 leaders in 2012 to 100 leaders currently in 2013.
“‘Come Out For Our Families’ shows the broad support for people of color who also identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender,”
Over 140 leaders have come out to share that they and the organizations they lead, fully support LGBT families of color.
Basic Rights Oregon and PFLAG (Portland, Portland Black Chapter) partnered to bring together supporters to show strong and visible support from LGBT communities in the fight for Civil Rights.
Thanks to everyone who came out for Just Art! Our first queer and transgender artists of color showcase was a huge success!
On August 24th thousands will gather in Downtown Portland to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington and rally around issues of social justice.
In October 2011 we launched three incredibly powerful videos as a part of the Our Families campaign highlighting the experiences, trials, and triumphs of African American, Latino, and Asian and Pacific Islander LGBT people in our communities. These stories continue to be shared…
Peter Molof joined Standing Together nearly six months ago and quickly became a leader within the cohort. I asked Peter to share with us why he does what he does. We can all take a lesson from Peter on how to “let the sun shine in.”