An issue I’d like to see addressed more in our community: acceptance and visibility for non-normative LGBTQ families.
Jamie Larson, during the panel discussion at Bluestockings
As COLAGErs, we grow up with an understanding for marginalized people of all kinds because we know what it’s like to be voiceless. We’re lucky ‘cause we get this experience that teaches us to have compassion for all social justice issues - so, I would say COLAGErs can help tackle any issue.
Kerry, on building coalitions with other movements
Tina’s book signing followed by an illuminating panel discussion with Jamie, Kerry, Danielle and the author herself

Tina’s book signing followed by an illuminating panel discussion with Jamie, Kerry, Danielle and the author herself

The retreat participants head down to the Lower East Side’s Bluestockings bookstore and activist center for a very special book signing & celebration with Tina Fakhrid-Deen, author of Let’s Get This Straight, a resource book for youth living in LGBTQ-parented households.