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Undocuqueer

Coming Out as Queer and Undocumented (VIDEO)

Nathan Manske | Posted 03.20.2014 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske

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Common Cause Unites Women, LGBT and Immigrant Rights Leaders

Elena Shore | Posted 02.01.2014 | Gay Voices
Elena Shore

Eddy Arias didn't know he was undocumented when he came to the United States at the age of 14. That didn't stop immigration authorities from detaining Arias two years ago, during a routine traffic stop.

Sacramento, Not Washington, Sets Pace for Immigration Reform

Elena Shore | Posted 11.16.2013 | Latino Voices
Elena Shore

With federal immigration reform stalled in the U.S. House of Representatives, activists here are turning their attention to a series of bills moving through the Democrat-controlled state legislature that could make California one of the most immigrant-friendly states in the nation.

The August Strategy -- Immigrant Rights Activism Heats Up

Elena Shore | Posted 10.02.2013 | Latino Voices
Elena Shore

About 40 leaders of immigration reform advocacy organizations were arrested Thursday on Capitol Hill. The group was there as part of a protest aimed at pressuring the House GOP into passing an immigration reform bill with a pathway to citizenship.

Pride, DOMA and Immigration

Ryan Campbell | Posted 09.08.2013 | Gay Voices
Ryan Campbell

This was one of the reasons why the DOMA decision was so well accepted that the Castro lit up for an impromptu celebration that rivaled Pride.

LOOK: 'UndocuQueer Billboard' Connects Two Communities

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 06.22.2013 | Latino Voices

Julio Salgado has a simple message -- he is ‘UndocuQueer’ and he’s not alone. In fact, a glance at the billboard created by the Mexican-...

Immigration Reform Poses Difficult Question For LGBT Community

The Salt Lake Tribune | Derek P. Jensen | Posted 05.28.2013 | Latino Voices

Seized by the highest-profile immigration debate in nearly three decades, the nation might swap its national pastime this summer from baseball to a bi...

Who Are the 'UndocuQueer?' New Reports Shed Light

Elena Shore | Posted 05.11.2013 | Gay Voices
Elena Shore

A report released today by the Williams Institute at UCLA estimates that there are at least 267,000 self-identified LGBT undocumented immigrant adults living in the United States.

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.

Good News For 'Undocuqueers'

Ryan Campbell | Posted 01.26.2013 | Gay Voices
Ryan Campbell

This election, three things in particular were very good for "undocuqueers": Latinos came out to vote in huge numbers, marriage equality won big at the ballot box and many gays were elected to office.

The Link Between Gay, Undocumented and Women Organizers

Ryan Campbell | Posted 11.21.2012 | Latino Voices
Ryan Campbell

The Undocuqueer movement has been finding traction as many Latino organizers who are gay conveniently inhabit two important political networks, both of which have serious axes to grind for Republicans.