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Meet La Tia Cecilia

Vea esta página en/See this page in: Español“The most difficult problems affecting Latina/o/x LGBTQ youth are related to negative responses to their LGBTQ identity. Concern about family acceptance is the top problem identified, and having their families accept and support them is a key change they wish for in their lives.” – Supporting and Caring […]

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The Community Voices Behind Entre Nos

Vea esta página en/See this page in: EspañolThe Community Voices Behind Entre Nos In February 2017, we launched our animated series – Entre Nos. Entre Nos follows one Latina/o/x family’s journey to accept their gay son and begin to understand how to support him within the family and out in the world. The series grew […]

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10 Years of Unconditional Love

Vea esta página en/See this page in: EspañolDear Friends,                                                                            Happy Holidays to you and your family! This year Somos Familia is celebrating 10 years in the community! Many things have changed in the last ten years but one thing that has remained the same is our vision of a world where youth of […]

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One Year Later

Vea esta página en/See this page in: EspañolToday marks one year since the masacre at the Pulse night club in Orlando. Though we still mourn this terrible los of life, we remember the words of Mirna Medina a few days after the tragedy at The Pulse of Love Continues at Galería de la Raza. “May this fear I […]

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Know Your Rights for Immigrant Communities!

Vea esta página en/See this page in: Español                   More Resources: American Civil Liberties Union {Español} {English} United We Dream {English} Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund {English} National Center for Lesbian Rights {English} Transgender Law Center {Español} {English} American Immigration Lawyers Association {Abogados Gratuitos | […]

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We are Resilient and We Have Each Other

Vea esta página en/See this page in: EspañolOnce again we are confronted by hate against our families and community. We experience transphobia, biphobia, homophobia, islamophobia, xenophobia, racism, misogyny, and microaggressions daily but the sheer magnitude of the bigotry this election brought forth is painful. The road ahead will be a difficult one. We face a […]

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Day of the Dead

Vea esta página en/See this page in: EspañolThis weekend, Somos Familia will be celebrating Día de los Muertos in the Fruitvale neighborhood of Oakland. Sunday’s festival is themed Nuestras Raices: El Poder de la Comunidad (Our Roots: The Power of Community). For those of us who didn’t grow up celebrating the holiday, Alexina Estrada describes […]