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Nuestras Familias – Full of Complexities and Love

Vea esta página en/See this page in: EspañolBy Nancy A. Ángel-Hurtado Originally published on: Family Equality My parents and I immigrated from Mexico to seek the American Dream in the 1980s. Through my parents’ hard work and determination, we navigated a new neighborhood and a language barrier that made us feel less than and unwelcomed, […]

Vote for Somos Familia

Vea esta página en/See this page in: EspañolWe are so excited to announce that we are FINALISTS for the prize of 2019 BEST OVERALL PARADE AWARD from the San Francisco Pride March and we need your vote to win! We have all put so much work to be the best contingent of the pride parade and this is the […]

Gathering for Families and Diversity

Vea esta página en/See this page in: Español This May, we will be hosting our first ever California-wide gathering for Latinx families with LGBTQ+ children/family members. We are planning a weekend full of community building, discussions, and training. We believe that Latinx families have the power to be LGBTQ+ allies and fierce advocates and want […]

The Fear of Going Home

Vea esta página en/See this page in: EspañolBy Fátima Casas Soy una flor con espinas atrevidas y hermosas que no todxs saben valorar.  I am a flower with daring and beautiful thorns that not all know how to value. Bailo y Canto: 💃🏽 “Como la flor/ Like a flower Con tanto amor/ With so much love […]

Somos Familia is hiring a PT Family Organizer!

Vea esta página en/See this page in: EspañolSomos Familia is looking for a part-time organizer with a passion for collaboration and support for Latina/o/x families with LGBTQ children. Reporting to the Director, the Organizer’s primary responsibilities will be to coordinate community workshops and parent support activities. Please share with anyone in your network that might […]

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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 […]

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 […]