November 13-19 is Transgender Awareness Week. Trans Latin@s are a fundamental part of our community and with so many LGBTQ folks under attack, this is a particularly important week where we take action to open space for Trans stories and advocate for survivors of domestic violence. The stakes couldn’t be higher […]
In celebration of Pride month, we invite you to listen to the second installment of our series lifting the voices of LGBTQ Latin@ leaders. In this conversation, our Senior Manager of Community & Capacity Building, Jose Juan Lara Jr. speaks with Texas Association Against Sexual Assault’s Program Director and Campus Sexual […]
In celebration of Pride month, we’ll learn about Manuel Rodriguez’s work in the movement to end gender-based violence and his experience as a transmasculine person.
Esperanza United (formerly Casa de Esperanza: National Latin@ Network) seeks to better serve the Trans Latina community. Gender-based violence (GBV) and culturally specific organizations have the responsibility to acknowledge the realities, barriers, and challenges that Trans Latinas face when accessing services from mainstream and Latina-specific gender-based violence services. This call-to-action report […]
In this episode of our research series, we speak with Dr. Walter DeKeseredy, Endowed Chair of Social Sciences, and Director of the Research Center on Violence at West Virginia University. He and our Director of Research and Evaluation Dr. Lillie Macias discuss poly-victimization in rural LGBTQ communities, crimes towards LGBTQ people […]
We’re launching a new podcast series highlighting Latin@ Research leaders and community-centered practices. For this first episode in the series, we’ll get to know Dr. Xavier Guadalupe-Diaz who published the first scholarly book offering a groundbreaking examination of Intimate Partner Violence in the lives of transgender people entitled, Transgressed: Intimate Partner […]