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Why is gender-inclusive language important?

Written by: Olive Grimes If you have a queer or gender-non-conforming person in your life, chances are you’ve encountered how queer people interact with language. Maybe your loved one asked you to refer to them with a certain set of pronouns. Perhaps you’ve also noticed more young people using words like “individuals” or “folks”  in place of “men and women,” or you’ve heard others argue over the grammatical accuracy of certain pronouns. It can be hard to change our language to support the queer people in our lives. We form habits around the words and phrases that we use, and

Podcast: En Esos Tiempos – Ep 20

En Esos Tiempos is a podcast hosted by Somos Familia Board Member Pau Lagarde and his parents, Leo and Susy, that covers various historical topics and events related to LGBTQ issues, race, ethnicity, the intersection of identities, culture, family, and more – How old times were and what new times are like. This episode focuses on living passionately no matter your age. We hope you enjoy this episode of En Esos Tiempos. Subscribe here. Transcript in English coming soon.

Your child told they’re LGBTQ+. Now what?

¿Y Ahora Que? is a Spanish-language interactive web experience that guides families through a series of videos, articles, and personal accounts about what it means to have a child who identifies with the LGBTQ+ community. Walking through this experience will remind you and your family that you are not alone in this journey. Many families, specifically parents, around the world grapple with the cultural conflicts and worries that come with the diverse topics of sexuality and gender. Wherever you are in your personal journey towards unconditional love and acceptance, this resource is here to help you keep moving forward. Let’s

My Story: Verónica

“When I think about my daughter, I am filled with pride and admiration to see the marvelous woman she has become.” This month is Latinx Heritage Month and we would like to share this beautiful video by Veronica Goei. Thank you for supporting your child and our community. ❤

Podcast: En Esos Tiempos – Ep 19

En Esos Tiempos is a podcast hosted by Somos Familia Board Member Pau Lagarde that covers various historical topics and events related to LGBTQ issues, race, ethnicity, the intersection of identities, culture, family, and more – How old times were and what new times are like. This episode focuses on being a Latinx LGBTQ immigrant in the United States. We hope you enjoy this episode of En Esos Tiempos. Subscribe here. Transcript in English.

Podcast: En Esos Tiempos – Ep 18

En Esos Tiempos is a podcast hosted by Somos Familia Board Member Pau Lagarde that covers various historical topics and events related to LGBTQ issues, race, ethnicity, the intersection of identities, culture, family, and more – How old times were and what new times are like. This episode focuses on navigating gender affirming medical attention in uncertain times. We hope you enjoy this episode of En Esos Tiempos. Subscribe here.

Podcast: En Esos Tiempos – Ep 17

En Esos Tiempos is a podcast hosted by Somos Familia Board Member Pau Lagarde and his parents Leo & Susy that covers various historical topics and events related to LGBTQ issues, race, ethnicity, the intersection of identities, culture, family, and more – How old times were and what new times are like. This episode focuses on mental health challenges in the LGBTQ+ community. We hope you enjoy this episode of En Esos Tiempos. Subscribe here.

Podcast: En Esos Tiempos – Ep 16

En Esos Tiempos is a podcast hosted by Somos Familia Board Member Pau Lagarde and his parents Leo & Susy that covers various historical topics and events related to LGBTQ issues, race, ethnicity, the intersection of identities, culture, family, and more – How old times were and what new times are like. This episode focuses on mental health and the LGBTQ+ community. We hope you enjoy this episode of En Esos Tiempos. Subscribe here. Transcript in English coming soon.

Podcast: En Esos Tiempos – Ep 15

En Esos Tiempos is a podcast hosted by Somos Familia Board Member Pau Lagarde and his parents Leo & Susy that covers various historical topics and events related to LGBTQ issues, race, ethnicity, the intersection of identities, culture, family, and more – How old times were and what new times are like. This episode focuses on the dos and don’ts of being an ally to the trans community.  We hope you enjoy this episode of En Esos Tiempos. Subscribe here. Transcript in English.

Podcast: En Esos Tiempos – Ep 14

En Esos Tiempos is a podcast hosted by Somos Familia Board Member Pau Lagarde and his parents Leo & Susy that covers various historical topics and events related to LGBTQ issues, race, ethnicity, the intersection of identities, culture, family, and more – How old times were and what new times are like. This episode focuses on understanding LGBTQ+ terms and how they’ve changed over time.  We hope you enjoy this episode of En Esos Tiempos. Subscribe here. Transcript in English coming soon.

Podcast: En Esos Tiempos – Ep 13

En Esos Tiempos is a podcast hosted by Somos Familia Board Member Pau Lagarde and his parents Leo & Susy that covers various historical topics and events related to LGBTQ issues, race, ethnicity, the intersection of identities, culture, family, and more – How old times were and what new times are like. This episode focuses on the importance of telling your story.  We hope you enjoy this episode of En Esos Tiempos. Subscribe here. Transcript in English coming soon.

Podcast: En Esos Tiempos – Ep 12

En Esos Tiempos is a podcast hosted by Somos Familia Board Member Pau Lagarde and his parents Leo & Susy that covers various historical topics and events related to LGBTQ issues, race, ethnicity, the intersection of identities, culture, family, and more – How old times were and what new times are like. This episode focuses on why we shouldn’t assume someone’s pronouns or gender.  We hope you enjoy this episode of En Esos Tiempos. Subscribe here. Transcript in English coming soon.

Podcast: En Esos Tiempos – Ep 11

En Esos Tiempos is a podcast hosted by Somos Familia Board Member Pau Lagarde and his parents Leo & Susy that covers various historical topics and events related to LGBTQ issues, race, ethnicity, the intersection of identities, culture, family, and more – How old times were and what new times are like. This episode focuses on what it means to be an ally to the LGBTQ+ community.  We hope you enjoy this episode of En Esos Tiempos. Subscribe here. Transcript in English coming soon.

Podcast: En Esos Tiempos – Ep 10

En Esos Tiempos is a podcast hosted by Somos Familia Board Member Pau Lagarde and his parents Leo & Susy that covers various historical topics and events related to LGBTQ issues, race, ethnicity, the intersection of identities, culture, family, and more – How old times were and what new times are like. This episode focuses on celebrating yourself as you are.  We hope you enjoy this episode of En Esos Tiempos. Subscribe here. Transcript in English coming soon.

Podcast: En Esos Tiempos – Ep 9

En Esos Tiempos is a podcast hosted by Somos Familia Board Member Pau Lagarde and his parents Leo & Susy that covers various historical topics and events related to LGBTQ issues, race, ethnicity, the intersection of identities, culture, family, and more – How old times were and what new times are like. This episode focuses on the the history of Pride.  We hope you enjoy this episode of En Esos Tiempos. Subscribe here. Transcript in English available here.

Podcast: En Esos Tiempos – Ep 8

En Esos Tiempos is a podcast hosted by Somos Familia Board Member Pau Lagarde and his parents Leo & Susy that covers various historical topics and events related to LGBTQ issues, race, ethnicity, the intersection of identities, culture, family, and more – How old times were and what new times are like. This episode focuses on the importance of having stories and examples of happy queer and trans adults, especially for young LGBTQ+ people.  We hope you enjoy this episode of En Esos Tiempos. Subscribe here. Transcript in English available here.

Podcast: En Esos Tiempos – Ep 7

En Esos Tiempos is a podcast hosted by Somos Familia Board Member Pau Lagarde and his parents Leo & Susy that covers various historical topics and events related to LGBTQ issues, race, ethnicity, the intersection of identities, culture, family, and more – How old times were and what new times are like. This episode focuses on the importance of the language. The words we use can have a lasting impact on our LGBTQ+ loved ones. Words have consequences. We hope you enjoy this episode of En Esos Tiempos. Subscribe here. Transcript in English coming soon.

Podcast: En Esos Tiempos – Ep 6

En Esos Tiempos is a podcast hosted by Somos Familia Board Member Pau Lagarde and his parents Leo & Susy that covers various historical topics and events related to LGBTQ issues, race, ethnicity, the intersection of identities, culture, family, and more – How old times were and what new times are like. This episode focuses on the importance of the International Workers’ Day. We hope you enjoy this episode of En Esos Tiempos. Subscribe here. Transcript in English coming soon.

Somos Familia celebrates International Workers’ Day

By Fabiola Lopez   In honor of International Workers’ Day on May 1, we want to share and bring awareness to labor rights resources, including legal aid and relief funds. https://www.coshnetwork.org/derechos-laborales-workers… (ESP) https://unitycouncil.org/…/resources-for-undocumented…/ (ESP/ENG) https://www.tuwu.org (ESP/ENG) https://legalaidatwork.org/?lang=es (ESP/ENG) https://legalaidatwork.org/sin-categorizar/relief-funds/… (ESP/ENG) https://docs.google.com/…/1PxLuuH0…/edit (ENG) https://www.nilc.org/issues/workersrights/ (ENG) https://www.dir.ca.gov/…/What_are_your_rights_as_a… (ENG) For more information, join us on May 15th at 3PM PST on Facebook Live for a Know Your Rights Training with Trabajadores Unidos: Workers United.

Podcast: En Esos Tiempos – Ep 5

En Esos Tiempos is a podcast hosted by Somos Familia Board Member Pau Lagarde and his parents Leo & Susy that covers various historical topics and events related to LGBTQ issues, race, ethnicity, the intersection of identities, culture, family, and more – How old times were and what new times are like. This episode focuses on why anti-trans laws are dangerous for transgender youth and how parents can support their children. We hope you enjoy this episode of En Esos Tiempos. Subscribe here. Transcript in English.

Podcast: En Esos Tiempos – Ep 4

En Esos Tiempos is a podcast hosted by Somos Familia Board Member Pau Lagarde and his parents Leo & Susy that covers various historical topics and events related to LGBTQ issues, race, ethnicity, the intersection of identities, culture, family, and more – How old times were and what new times are like. This episode focuses on understanding the concept of machismo in relation to Latinx families and their LGBTQ+ loved ones. We hope you enjoy this episode of En Esos Tiempos. Subscribe here.

Podcast: En Esos Tiempos – Ep 3

En Esos Tiempos is a podcast hosted by Somos Familia Board Member Pau Lagarde and his parents Leo & Susy that covers various historical topics and events related to LGBTQ issues, race, ethnicity, the intersection of identities, culture, family, and more – How old times were and what new times are like. In this episode, we will talk about tips for parents with two or more LGBTQ children. All parents want the best for their children, but providing support is not always easy, especially if you are the parent of an LGBTQ child. For many LGBTQ youth, giving that news

Podcast: En Esos Tiempos – Ep 2

En Esos Tiempos is a podcast hosted by Somos Familia Board Member Pau Lagarde and his parents Leo & Susy that covers various historical topics and events related to LGBTQ issues, race, ethnicity, the intersection of identities, culture, family, and more – How old times were and what new times are like. This episode is about horoscopes. Astrology and horoscopes are some of the many topics that LGBTQ+ Latinxs and their parents often have in common and can share, just like Pau and Susy in this episode. And they are particularly with iconic personalities like the late, great Walter Mercado.

Podcast: En Esos Tiempos – Ep 1

  The hosts: Pau and his parents, Leo and Susy. The podcast En Esos Tiempos is part of Somos Familia’s programming. Somos Familia focuses on supporting LGBTQ Latinx people and their families. For more information and to support the work of Somos Familia, subscribe to this podcast and visit the Somos Familia website at www.somosfamiliabay.org. The episodes of En Esos Tiempos will cover various historical topics and events related to LGBTQ issues, race, ethnicity, the intersection of identities, culture, family and more – how the old times were and how the new times are.

Trans Day of Visibility 2021

Tomorrow is Trans Day of Visibility – TDOV! Join us in creating a wave of love for the trans community. Share this video, mention out trans people that inspire you in the comments, and/or create your own video appreciating trans people that inspire you and use the hashtag #TDOVinspira.