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.
News: Our Families
Over 140 leaders have come out to share that they and the organizations they lead, fully support LGBT families of color.
Thanks to everyone who came out for Just Art! Our first queer and transgender artists of color showcase was a huge success!
Basic Rights Oregon’s Racial Justice and Alliance Building Program is soliciting submissions for our August 2013 art show highlighting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People of Color (LGBT POC) artists!
Our Families, the volunteer leadership team of the Racial Justice and Alliance Building Program, is throwing a Karaoke and Dance Party for Queer and Trans People of Color and Allies!
Many of you may know about Our Families, our LGBT people of color and straight allies of color volunteer leadership team. But what many of you may not know is who the amazing folks that make Our Families so incredible are. I had a chance to interview Monica Lee Noé and find out a little more about who she is.
The Our Families videos highlight the personal trials and triumphs of LGBT families of color. This video focuses on Native American Two Spirit Families.
Emily Ryan is not only a strong Our Families leader that has been a part of Our Families since the beginning; Emily has been doing great work in our communities for years. If you don’t know how amazing Emily is then you can thank me for being Emily’s horn tooter!
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…