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Replay: Coming Out to the Cultura with Angelika Vega
Episode 13912th June 2024 • ENCUENTRAS YOUR VOICE • Consuelo Crosby
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Is our Latine cultura embracing LGBTQ+ identities more readily than in the past, or are we going backwards? This episode explores the challenges and triumphs faced by LGBTQ+ individuals in Latine communities worldwide, especially women.

We delve into the powerful story of Angelika Vega, a young gay woman who I met in Medellin, Colombia. She vulnerably shared her story to me during a spontaneous recording with the Life Lnxx podcast.

Isolated during COVID and yearning for love from her mother, Angelika bravely comes out, hoping for comfort and acceptance. Nothing prepared her for what came next. Her journey of self-acceptance and resilience will move you. Get ready to be inspired and go to work supporting LGBTQ+ folks worldwide!

Here's what you'll learn:

  • The unique challenges faced by LGBTQ+ women in Latin cultures.
  • The importance of self-love and acceptance.
  • How to support LGBTQ+ loved ones.

Share this episode with your amigas, familia and anyone who needs to learn more about the Latine LGTBQ+ comunidad, especially the challenges of coming out stories and triumphs that follow.

Learn more from these important resources: Latina Equality Alliance PFLAG

Consuelo is a First Gen Peruvian, structural engineer, mother and Scorpio fired Latina out to hold the mic and shine the light for Latinas defining today's cultura in their authenticity.

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