Analyzing the Complexity of being a Latin American Immigrant in the U.S. and Understanding the Relationship and Effects on Mental Health

By |2020-05-27T14:08:11-04:00May 27th, 2020|

Sydney Sines As we continue to recognize May as Mental Health Awareness Month, we want to share and explain how being in immigrant in the U.S. often creates more barriers to receiving help when survivors find themselves within abusive relationships. To provide clarity with a shared definition in the interest of this blog, the term [...]

It Happens Everywhere

By |2019-10-18T13:14:21-04:00October 20th, 2019|

What comes to mind when you think of intimate partner violence (IPV)? Perhaps, like most people, you thought of a straight, married, lower middle-class couple, where the male is the perpetrator. While violence certainly does happen in situations like this, IPV does not discriminate.   IPV is seen across all cultures, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, [...]

Akron Pride Parade

By |2019-07-29T12:18:40-04:00August 24th, 2019| Celebrate Akron LGBTQ Pride 2019 at Hardesty Park- Akron, Ohio Food trucks, exhibitors, children's area, local talent, entertainment with national acts including award winning artists Deborah Cox & Steve Grand! Vendor and Volunteer Opportunites are now open. Visit the site for upcoming events. We respectfully remember the 50th Anniversary of Stonewall.


By |2019-07-29T12:12:20-04:00August 20th, 2019|

They meet on the 4th Tuesday of each month, at 6:00pm. TransAlive has a Facebook page that is intended to facilitate communication about meeting updates, bring attention to events, articles and other information of relevance to the community, and providing support between meetings. It is not required that you attend TransAlive meetings to join this [...]

We Can’t have Hope and Healing Without Pride

By |2019-10-15T10:01:42-04:00August 19th, 2019|

"The mission of Akron Pride is to unify and affirm the LGBTQ community and allies in celebrating our diversity and recognizing our likeness. We will promote acceptance of all individuals by defending human equity.” At Hope and Healing we seek to educate the community on our services, promote a culture of equality, and provide resources [...]


By |2019-07-29T11:19:24-04:00August 15th, 2019|

PFLAG Akron is a chapter of PFLAG, a national organization of families, friends and allies united with people who are LGBTQ to move equality forward. PFLAG is the family voice of the Gay, Lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community. They provide support, education, and advocacy for LGBTQ people.