• October 17, 2021

Tags : borderland rainbow center

The Heart of the Borderland Rainbow Center

The heart of the BRC, I believe, can be found in the programs and services we offer to our community. During the COVID-19 pandemic, although our physical doors are closed, our heart is still open and continues to serve the needs of the LGBTQ+ community. I was hired as the Program Director in late May […]Read More

Op-Ed: Coming Out – Professionally

I recently “came out” professionally, meaning: while working I won’t defer to the word “spouse“ and I WILL say WIFE. I won’t pull back from conversations about family, in fear of rejection or losing my job. The company I work for is amazing and all of my colleagues are incredibly supportive. We have a large […]Read More

Op-Ed: The Healing Power of Virtual Support Groups

April Fools’ Day 2020 did not have the laughter, pranks and jokes that we’ve come to expect or anticipate. As a culture, we’ve been cut off from social gatherings to protect the larger public health and safety concerns brought on by COVID-19. But as humans, we still need laughter, the chance to share, the space […]Read More

Border AIDS Partnership grants $50k to local HIV organizations

On Friday, officials with the Border AIDS Partnership announced that four organizations from  Juárez and El Paso would receive $50,000 in grants from the organization next week. The official presentation of funds from Border AIDS Partnership to the organizations will take place at 10 a.m. Friday, February 21 in the El Paso Community Foundation Room, 333 North Oregon. The […]Read More

Annual ‘Race for the Cause’ set for Saturday

The 3rd annual Race for the Cause 10K & 5K Walk/Run, sponsored by OneADP El Paso, returns this weekend. The event is scheduled for June 8th at ADP located at 7651 San Felipe Drive here in El Paso.  Of the funds raised during the event, 50% stays here in El Paso and goes to the Borderland […]Read More

Op-Ed: El Paso’s very own “Room of Requirement”

Over the last year I have been taking my students to the Borderland Rainbow Center and begun volunteering and sending consumers to get services from the BRC. I have learned to call the little house at the BRC home. As a queer Deaf woman I am welcomed with open arms. Understand I am extremely passionate […]Read More

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