Keeping Families Together

A 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 January 4, 2013 Can Progress Be Measured By Monitoring The Meaning Of Words? By BELINDA AND JOHN DRONKERS-LAURETA Our first blog of the new yearis about ‘language.’ We want to begin a periodic conversation about...
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by Belinda Dronkers-Laureta on May 11th, 2016
Keeping Families Together The Asian And Pacific Islander Family Pride Blog December 28, 2012 Regardless Of What The Pope Says, Same Sex-Marriage Will Soon Be Real By BELINDA AND JOHN DRONKERS-LAURETA First this. We believe in love. We believe in same sex marriage. We do not believe same se...
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by Belinda Dronkers-Laureta on May 11th, 2016
Keeping Families Together The Asian And Pacific Islander Family Pride Blog December 7, 2012 Will The Supreme Court Make 2013 A Year That Goes Down In History? By BELINDA AND JOHN DRONKERS-LAURETA The Supreme Court is going to rule whether California’s Proposition 8 is constitutional. The...
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by Belinda Dronkers-Laureta on May 11th, 2016
Keeping Families Together The Asian And Pacific Islander Family Pride Blog November 30, 2012 How To Convince Some Parents That Diversity Includes Sexual Diversity By BELINDA AND JOHN DRONKERS-LAURETA The election is over and our LGBT community scored impressive advances. The “ship of sta...
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by Belinda Dronkers-Laureta on May 11th, 2016
Keeping Families Together The Asian And Pacific Islander Family Pride Blog November 23, 2012 We Have So Much To Be Thankful For By BELINDA AND JOHN DRONKERS-LAURETA We hope that your Thanksgiving was as satisfying as was ours. We had a quiet dinner and let our thoughts and conversation go ...
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by Belinda Dronkers-Laureta on May 11th, 2016
Keeping Families Together The Asian And Pacific Islander Family Pride Blog November 16, 2012 How Do We Make The Transgender Community Part Of Our Conversation? By BELINDA AND JOHN DRONKERS-LAURETA She looks straight into the camera, calm and confident, sunglasses shoved on top of her head,...
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by Belinda Dronkers-Laureta on May 11th, 2016
Keeping Families Together The Asian And Pacific Islander Family Pride Blog November 9, 2012 Trans Awareness Week By BELINDA AND JOHN DRONKERS-LAURETA This week’s is a guest blog. Maxwell Ng is an American Asian transman who has lived in Boston for almost 15 years. He is the Vice-Chair of...
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by Belinda Dronkers-Laureta on May 11th, 2016
Keeping Families Together The Asian And Pacific Islander Family Pride Blog November 2, 2012 Sometimes Acceptance Is Immediate, Sometimes It Takes Awhile By BELINDA AND JOHN DRONKERS-LAURETA A Mother TellsHer Story. The summer after he graduated high school, my son moved to Southern Califor...
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by Belinda Dronkers-Laureta on May 11th, 2016
Keeping Families Together The Asian And Pacific Islander Family Pride Blog August 31, 2012 What Is Success? How Is Progress Measured? By BELINDA AND JOHN DRONKERS-LAURETA How do you measure progress in the campaign to end homophobia? Do you count the number of laws passed that prohibit dis...
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by Belinda Dronkers-Laureta on May 11th, 2016
Keeping Families Together The Asian And Pacific Islander Family Pride Blog August 24, 2012 School Starts And We Haven’t Stopped Name-Calling By BELINDA AND JOHN DRONKERS-LAURETA Remember being taunted on the playground? You taunted back: “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words...
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