Jul 28, 2014
As Latinos, we were taught at an early age the meaning of familia -- family. Our families are at the center of everything we do. They are there for us during quinceañeras, graduations, weddings, and even trips to the emergency room.
Jul 24, 2014
Earlier this year, VOZ Worker’s Rights Education Project, an immigrant rights organization based in Portland, OR, lost critical funding after it refused to sever ties with the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) over NCLR’s support of same-sex marriage.
Mar 29, 2013
The Huffington Post
I grew up poor in the projects of San Antonio, Texas, in a Mexican-American family, in a predominantly Mexican-American neighborhood. On the Westside - just like Mayor Julian Castro and Congressman Joaquín Castro - but on the poorer side of the Westside.
Oct 19, 2012
The New York Times
More than half of the nation’s Latinos are in favor of same-sex marriage, according to a survey released on Thursday, dispelling a long-standing notion that their religious beliefs offered a safe path to Republicans looking to stake a claim in the community through shared social values.
Jul 9, 2012
The country’s leading Latino advocacy organizations have endorsed a first-of-its-kind public service campaign, aimed at helping families understand – and accept – their Latino sons and daughters, brothers and sisters who are gay or LGBT.