A friend introduced me to Generation Q when I was a sophomore in high school. It was there I built the community that would one day become the lifeline I needed during my transition to becoming a woman.
Con la presencia de políticos y un nutrido grupo de espectadores se realizó este domingo 3 de junio el Desfile del Orgullo Gay en Jackson Heights, Queens. Como todos los años, el concejal Daniel Dromm, uno de los fundadores, encabezó este evento que se ha realizado durante 26 años.
The 26th Annual Queens Pride Parade will step off June 3 at noon along 37th Avenue and be followed with a multicultural festival located at 37th Avenue and 75th Street in what has become the second largest Pride event in the city, drawing as many as 40,000 participants each year.
I found out about Generation Q when I walked by one day and saw a rainbow flag taped to a door not too far from my home. I immediately looked it up online and found out it was a program for LGBTQ youth and that anyone 13 or older could join.
The Queens Tribune wrote a story on the borough's reaction to President Trump's LGBTQ protections reversal. Our Generation Q Director Lindsey Duel weighed in on the topic and how it is affecting LGBTQ youth in Queens.
BuzzFeed's LGBT division stopped by to capture our Generation Q program's Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Clothing Drive. The video, which was featured on BuzzFeed's LGBT Facebook page, has over 104,000 views.