Posts Tagged as "queer"

We’Ced Joins The Merced Christmas Parade

March 29, 2024 /

We’Ced Youth members joined The Central Valley Pride Center in the 2023 Merced Christmas Parade. Read More

What It’s Like to Grow Up Queer and Purepecha

June 29, 2016 /

The Purepecha are an indigenous group from the Mexican state of Michoacan. Ardent Roman Catholics, they are known for their artwork, including ceramics and woodwork. There are about 2000 Purepecha living in the Coachella Valley, mostly in Duros and Chicanitas, two trailer camps on the Torres Martinez reservation. Many work in the surrounding fields and speak little to no Spanish or English.

After SCOTUS Marriage Equality Ruling, LGBTQA Fight Far From Over

July 6, 2015 /

My celebration of the Supreme Court decision comes with the knowledge that the new law is not a cure-all. I'm happy that America has recognized that everyone deserves to be with person they love without limitations, but I will not stop pushing for full equity in my community. This fight is far from over.