In partnership with the Brooklyn Community Pride Center, Immigration Equality is proud to bring you the award-winning LGBTQ New Americans Project, featuring audio and video oral histories of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer immigrants living in Brooklyn and throughout New York City.
Through extended conversation, the project records the unique experiences of LGBTQ immigrants in their own words. Topics and themes include experiences in their country of origin, family life, career, love, sexuality, gender identity, race, the immigration experience, and much more.
The LGBTQ New Americans project is possible thanks to support and funding from New York City Council Member Brad Lander and the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs.
Cinematography by Rebecca Centeno; interviews conducted by Wilfredo Hernandez, Arts & Culture Group Leader at Brooklyn Community Pride Center and Jackie Yodashkin, Public Affairs Director at Immigration Equality.
The LGBTQ New Americans Project has been recognized with an award from New York City Council Member Jumaane Williams.