GS2014 has ended

Mirna Medina

Mirna Medina is a Co-Founder of Somos Familia, a community organization that engages Latino families of LGBTQ youth to build family and community acceptance.  As the mother of a bisexual son, she shares her own story of learning to accept and celebrate her son to spark community dialogue and build bridges of understanding. Mirna was born and raised in El Salvador and has extensive experience with community organizing and popular education. She is one of the mothers featured in the video Tres Gotas de Agua, which features Latina immigrant mothers of LGBTQ children. She has conducted numerous presentations in a variety of community settings on behalf of Somos Familia.