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Queer and Undocumented

Coming Out as Queer and Undocumented (VIDEO)

Nathan Manske | Posted 03.20.2014 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske

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Queer, Immigrants, All of Us: Not 1 More

Caitlin Breedlove | Posted 01.25.2014 | Gay Voices
Caitlin Breedlove

What makes a white, 32-year-old, middle-class queer woman with no prior charges decide to risk arrest in order to stop ICE from deporting immigrants? I have lived my life as a survivor of sexual violence and as a queer person in the South. I know something about fear.

How Pinkwashing Masks The Retrograde Effects Of Immigration Reform

Prerna Lal | Posted 06.15.2013 | Gay Voices
Prerna Lal

There are serious, deleterious harms as a consequence of what some may view as coalition building between mainstream immigration reform advocacy groups and LGBT groups. The end result of pinkwashing immigration reform is threefold.

I Am Family

Felipe Sousa-Rodriguez | Posted 03.31.2013 | Gay Voices
Felipe Sousa-Rodriguez

I live at the intersection of inequalities faced by undocumented immigrants and LGBTQ people in this country. But I'm not afraid of what's to come, because I know that the LGBTQ movement will rise to the occasion, and we will not sit this one out.

I Am UndocuQueer: New Strategies For Alliance Building For The LGBTQ And Immigrant Rights Movements

Jorge Gutierrez | Posted 03.23.2013 | Gay Voices
Jorge Gutierrez

There is plenty of love and acceptance in our communities, so we must channel all of that into inclusive organizing and action that will ensure and protect the rights of all families and communities.

Queer And Undocumented: How My Sexual Identity And Immigration Status Inform My Commitment To Equality

Tony Ortuno | Posted 09.14.2012 | Gay Voices
Tony Ortuno

I am queer, undocumented, a community activist, an immigrant, a person of color, a recent college graduate, and a loving son and brother. Every single one of these identities has sustained my dedication to continue the work toward an inclusive society for all people.