Reflections from Aba Taylor, Executive Director
For many in the LGBTQI community, the word “family” has been used as code to recognize others in that community. The word “family” substitutes a particular identity, often times veiled or not always evident, with that of a general membership and therefore acceptance. The word family thus becomes a synonym for a welcoming invitation for being fully belonging, connected and loved.
• Donate to the Pulse Victims’ Fund
• Donate blood, but wait: blood has a shelf life and many blood banks in Orlando are currently at capacity. To find a center near you, visit One Blood.
• Use social media to do safety check-ins or to post materials in solidarity of the LGBTQ, Latin@, and Latinx communities.