Ahora ofrecemos un grupo de apoyo para padres, familias, amigos y aliados de la gente LGBTQ de habla hispana. It's very similar to our other two general support groups in San Jose and San Mateo; the main difference is that we conduct the meetings in Spanish. Wednesday, August 7, p.
For some children, having a gay or lesbian parent is not a big deal. Others may find it hard to have a family that is different from most families. Being different in any way can be confusing, frustrating, and even scary.
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The possibility that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer Latinxs might lose that important support system by coming out to their family is daunting. This sometimes translates into allowing family loyalty to eclipse any desire for self-expression, honesty or personal fulfillment. Accepting a gay family member, however, may take some time.
Positive environments are important to help all youth thrive. On this page, find resources from the CDC, other government agencies, and community organizations for LGBT Youth, their friends, educators, parents, and family members to support positive environments. Some LGBT youth are more likely than their heterosexual peers to experience negative health and life outcomes.
PFLAG was founded in and has amassed more thanmembers in the United States and more than affiliatesmaking it the largest membership organization of its kind in the United States. Similar independent groups began to form around the country. In they came together for a national meeting in Washington, D.
Whilst this information is, for obvious reasons, aimed primarily at parents, it is equally valid for consideration by families, friends and associated persons of lesbians and gays. Beginning to understand? Many books have been written, much has been said and many theories have been advanced about homosexuality, but from all this, one fact emerges: no one has conclusively proved what it is that causes homosexuality. Unhappily, and wrongly, the second fact is that homosexuals are discriminated against.
Try not to make assumptions and let them come and tell you in their own time. One thing you can do is give them the information they need to make good decisions. You can contact Stonewall's Information Service for pointers.
One of the key objectives of the workshop was to provide a space to share good practices in promoting family acceptance for LGBTIQ persons, and help participants develop plans of action at the national and regional levels. He emphasized that Southeast Asia is a place of great diversity and therefore the people should embrace that diversity, including sexual and gender diversity. Later, Dr. During the first session, our keynote speakers: Dr.