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.
News: Our Families
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…
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.”
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.
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.
Standing Together, a leadership program for (LGBT) and straight allies of color, is proud to launch this video as part of the Our Families campaign!