Keeping Families Together Blog

by API co-founders Belinda and John Dronkers-Laureta.
by Belinda Dronkers-Laureta on May 11th, 2016
Keeping Families Together The Asian And Pacific Islander Family Pride Blog 28 February 2014 A Trans Comes Out; We Are Still Astonished By BELINDA AND JOHN DRONKERS-LAURETA The doorbell rings. We open the door and there stands the man we were expecting, right on time. We have known him for ...
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by Belinda Dronkers-Laureta on May 11th, 2016
Keeping Families Together The Asian And Pacific Islander Family Pride Blog 20 September 2013 Was That The Cracking Of A Rock We heard? By BELINDA AND JOHN DRONKERS-LAURETA This is what Pope Francis said while talking to reporters on a flight back to Rome: “If someone is gay and he search...
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by Belinda Dronkers-Laureta on May 11th, 2016
Keeping Families Together The Asian And Pacific Islander Family Pride Blog July 19, 2013 A Student Asks: How Can API Families Become Accepting of their LGBT Children? By BELINDA AND JOHN DRONKERS-LAURETA A high school in our town requires its senior students to complete and present a commu...
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by Belinda Dronkers-Laureta on May 11th, 2016
Keeping Families Together The Asian And Pacific Islander Family Pride Blog July 12, 2013 What Was It Like To Be LGBT In The 1950s? By BELINDA AND JOHN DRONKERS-LAURETA During a recent meeting, a participant introduced us to the Pye/Harris Legacy Project. Ed Pye and Bob Harris were a loving...
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by Belinda Dronkers-Laureta on May 11th, 2016
Keeping Families Together The Asian And Pacific Islander Family Pride Blog July 5, 2013 Much Work Still Confronts Us, But There Is Light At The End Of The Tunnel By BELINDA AND JOHN DRONKERS-LAURETA We learned a new word this week: mumpsimus. It means a view stubbornly held in spite of cle...
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by Belinda Dronkers-Laureta on May 11th, 2016
Keeping Families Together The Asian And Pacific Islander Family Pride Blog June 28, 2013 Let’s Celebrate Now, Tomorrow Is Time Enough To Reflect By BELINDA AND JOHN DRONKERS-LAURETA What an extraordinary week this was. The Supreme Court’s decisions on DOMA and Prop 8 are milestones tha...
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by Belinda Dronkers-Laureta on May 11th, 2016
Keeping Families Together The Asian And Pacific Islander Family Pride Blog June 21, 2013 Standing Atop A Mountain, Looking Down On Other Mountains By BELINDA AND JOHN DRONKERS-LAURETA Next week is THE week. The Supreme Court reshapes America’s social landscape with decisions about marria...
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by Belinda Dronkers-Laureta on May 11th, 2016
Keeping Families Together The Asian And Pacific Islander Family Pride Blog June 14, 2013 Public Recognition Of Private Courage By BELINDA AND JOHN DRONKERS-LAURETA Tomorrow is our annual Presentation Banquet. Except for those last minute issues that always crop up, all the planning is done...
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by Belinda Dronkers-Laureta on May 11th, 2016
Keeping Families Together The Asian And Pacific Islander Family Pride Blog June 7, 2013 A Change In Reality Is An Opportunity To Learn By BELINDA AND JOHN DRONKERS-LAURETA In one of the di Rosa’s galleries in Napa, there is a piece of art that depicts a book lying on its side, on top is ...
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by Belinda Dronkers-Laureta on May 11th, 2016
Keeping Families Together The Asian And Pacific Islander Family Pride Blog May 31, 2013 Will June Bring Genderless Marriage? By BELINDA AND JOHN DRONKERS-LAURETA Tomorrow starts the month of June. Sometime during that month the Supreme Court renders its decision on gay marriage. Or will it...
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