last year's big queer brunch episode of #ChosenFamily was SO FUN!! so i decided to host another. hearing @jazzjennings_ ' story in our #ChosenFamily roundtable was so inspiring. to learn more about her, check out #BeingJazz on @audible_com to celebrate lgbtq+ pride month & audiobook month: https://www.audible.com/Tyler & swipe left to see our other amazing queer brunch guests. #ad 📸: @danielseunglee
SAME!! 🗣💬🌈 inspired by our cute queer brunch where we discussed first kisses, pride, and queer liberation, get this one-of-a-kind #ChosenFamily pin (designed by me & @adamjk) - proceeds benefit @GLAAD's efforts to accelerate LGBTQ+ acceptance through representation in media: chosenfamilypins.com
last year's big queer brunch episode of #ChosenFamily was SO FUN!! so i decided to host another featuring a new city, new friends, & new topics. we laughed & giggled & cried & learned over queer brunch - watch now!! [link in bio] 📸: @danielseunglee
my [chosen] family portrait 👨👨👧👧🌈👩👩👦 inspired by the fourth episode about lgbtq+ adoption stories, get this limited edition #ChosenFamily pin (designed by me & @adamjk) - proceeds benefit @humanrightscampaign & their work supporting same-sex adoption. Get yours now at chosenfamilypins.com and make sure to share your pics of them on your #pride outfits!
there are so many same-sex couples looking to adopt, & so many kids needing homes. AND!! YET!! queer prospective parents face legal discrimination. in #ChosenFamily episode 4, we dove into this issue and met two amazing families to hear their adoption stories. i had the best time being silly with these incredible kids and their proud, lgbtq+ parents. link in bio!!
@adamjk is one of my favorite queer artists and working with him was one of my favorite parts of this year’s #chosenfamily. i’ve been a fan of his for a while, so getting to work with him on our pride month pin collection was a queer dream come true. check out the pins we created for different lgbtq+ charities at chosenfamilypins.com & make sure to get adam’s amazing new [rainbow-colored] book @thingsarewhatyoumakeofthem 🌈
last month, i explored LGBTQ+ activism & joined @Voices4_ at their powerful NYC demonstration for Chechnya. the pink hoods represent the many LGBTQ+ victims of extreme violence and torture by the Chechnyan government and their own families. it is our responsibility to help our community all over the world, as Voices4 says: “Queer people anywhere are responsible for queer people everywhere” [video at youtube.com/tyleroakley]
remember forever 🌈❤️ remembering and learning about our queer history is important - the AIDS crisis had a major impact on our community, and it’s our job to pass on the stories of those who can no longer do so themselves. here is our fourth #ChosenFamily pin (designed by me & @adamjk) - proceeds benefit @gmhc & their work supporting HIV/AIDS prevention, care and advocacy. Get yours now at chosenfamilypins.com and make sure to share your pics with #chosenfamily#pride
NEW VIDEO!! for this episode of #chosenfamily queer people around the world face discrimination, imprisonment, & even death simply for being who they are. in the latest #ChosenFamily episode, i introduce y'all to @voices4_, an activist group standing up for queer people worldwide &I joined them at a NYC action. [Watch now! LINK IN BIO]
WE SCREAM FOR QUEER ICE CREAM!! 🌈🍦 Inspired by the second episode, where we held a cute ice cream social with LGBTQ+ activists & elders, here is our third #ChosenFamily pin (designed by me & @adamjk) - proceeds benefit @sageusa & their work supporting LGBTQ+ elders. Get yours now at chosenfamilypins.com and make sure to share your pics with #chosenfamily
NEW VIDEO: With @sageusa we held a cute little ice cream social with queer youth & elders. Witnessing multiple generations of queer people giggling & becoming friends warmed my little gay heart. PLUS special thanks to @biggayicecream for providing our delicious treats for the day. Link in bio!! #ChosenFamily (📸: @danielseunglee )