Author Archives: Marco Antonio Quiroga

“Common Oppressors, Mutual Liberation”

By Marco A. Quiroga My mother often told me, “You should never underestimate the opposition you may experience in your life, and never underestimate your ability to overcome that opposition.” As … Read more

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Why I March

As someone who is both an undocumented DREAMer and gay, I know what it’s like to be excluded. When I came out of the closet as gay, for a time, I lost my family’s support. When I came out as undocumented, I risked losing the country I’ve always called home. My little brother is also gay, and we’re separated by an ocean. I march for him. Read more

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Immigration Equality Stands with Labor and Immigration Groups at May Day Rally

This May Day 2013 in New York City I was incredibly honored to have the opportunity to represent Immigration Equality, standing in solidarity with all of our allies in the fight for comprehensive, humane and inclusive immigration reform. Read more

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Lifting Up Everyone’s Voices in Our Common Struggle for Justice

Immigration Equality, as a national organization that day-in and day-out works with the most vulnerable members of our LGBT community, has always believed that a person’s individual story and the value of their personal experience can not only educate, but also strengthen our bonds, enrich our perspectives, and change hearts. Read more

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