News: Our Families

LGBT People of Color Artists: Call for Art Submissions!

LGBT People of Color Artists: Call for Art Submissions!

May 13, 2013 | Comments (0)

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! 

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Sing For Your Life: Karaoke and Dance Party

Sing For Your Life: Karaoke and Dance Party

May 9, 2013 | Comments (0)

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!

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Our Families Member Profile: Monica Lee Noé

Our Families Member Profile: Monica Lee Noé

April 9, 2013 | Comments (0)

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.

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Our Families: Featuring Native American Two Spirit Families

Our Families: Featuring Native American Two Spirit Families

November 12, 2012 | Comments (0)

The Our Families videos highlight the personal trials and triumphs of LGBT families of color. This video focuses on Native American Two Spirit Families.

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Our Families: Emily

Our Families: Emily

May 10, 2012 | Comments (0)

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!

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SHARING OUR STORIES

SHARING OUR STORIES

March 12, 2012 | Comments (0)

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…

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STANDING TOGETHER: PETER

STANDING TOGETHER: PETER

February 2, 2012 | Comments (0)

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.”

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Leaders Dig Deeper

Leaders Dig Deeper

November 22, 2011 | Comments (0)

On November 11th several community leaders came together, at the Our Families: Leaders of Color Dinner and Screening, to reaffirm their dedication and support of LGBT people of color and discuss next steps in moving forward. 

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OUTstanding: Our Families Launch Party

OUTstanding: Our Families Launch Party

November 17, 2011 | Comments (0)

On November 11th LGBT people of color, their family, and friends were invited to an intimate evening with the families featured in the three videos created for the Our Families community education campaign. 

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