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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 […]

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How #LoveWins for All

Vea esta página en/See this page in: EspañolBy Maritza Martinez Reposted from Huffington Post Latino Voices (August 11, 2015) While this year will be touted as a landmark year for LGBTQ rights, 12 transgender women have already been murdered in 2015. More than 26 million Facebook users turned their profile pictures rainbow to support LGBTQ people’s right to marry — […]