On Saturday October 13th, Orlando celebrated Pride and the QLatinx familia showed out in full force and fabulousness! If you enjoyed the music from our booth, check out our special Pride Playlist on Spotify! We had amazing face painting, fun art activities, pronoun buttons courtesy of our friends at the Jacksonville Transgender Action Committee and Hepatitis A and B vaccinations from our friends at Aspire Health Partners/PrePare. Click here to view photos from Orlando Pride!
During Orlando's first Pride Week, QLatinx joined Come Out with Pride to celebrate the first cultural themed Pride event as we hosted the U.S. debut of the international film Mar, which featured a special discussion with film director William Vitoria and incredible food from Apreas La Gran Caracas! #QLatinx #OrlandoPride #Film
On October 6th, QLatinx Executive Committee members and staff were onhand to support the the Serious Games, which included disaster simulation, where participants were be asked to navigate real-life disaster scenarios so that they can gauge gaps in mission critical functions such as water, energy, communication. #Advocacy #OrganizeFlorida #SeriousGames #QLatinx
QLatinx was recently featured in the Coalition of Consent's Dismantle Rape Culture, Vol. 3, this issue features insight from the T.A.P (Transgender Awareness Project) and lists local resources from groups doing big things to help transgender survival such as Jacksonville Transgender Action Committee, Project PHASES, and Jacksonville Community Action Committee, each who work to help end the police harassment of transgender and gender queer folx trying to survive, as well as pu