Somos Familia supports Latino families with children who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer (LGBTQ*) and conducts education to create family and community acceptance. The group was started by two mothers to support other families with similar experiences.
* LGBTQ refers to people who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender or Queer. Transgender refers to people who have a gender identity that is different than the sex they were assigned to at birth or who do not conform to the gender roles that are traditional in society. Many people have embraced the term Queer as a positive identity for living outside society’s norms related to sexual orientation and gender.
La Nota Rosa Interviews Somos Familia Members at Día de La Familia
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En mi familia, ha mejorado mi relación con mis padres, especialmente con mi mamá. Me ha hecho sentir que tengo a alguien que me apoya y me ama completamente. Me ha ayudado a enfrentar el mundo con más confianza en mí misma.
In my family, it has improved my relationship with my parents, especially my mom. It has made me feel like I have someone who completely supports me and loves me. It has helped me face the world with more confidence. — miembra • Member