yesterday, after wrapping up a gran varones interview in san francisco, we got an email notification that we had 59 new followers. initially, our thought was, “wow, spamming it lit af* on tumblr today.” after checking out some of the blogs of the new followers, it was clear that these followers were legit. we then started to feel excited but we still trying to figure out what caused this beautiful surge. the answer came in form of an email. turns out that tumblr boosted our project for pride month! even tumblr’s description of our project is amazing and on point! we legit began to cry.
this past week has been nothing short of spectacular. on wednesday, the latino glbt history project hosted an exhibition our project as part of their latinx pride events in washington, dc. thank you to chrsitopher rivera for reppin’ gran varones and holding it up at the event.
on thursday, we were invited by the philadelphia office of lgbtq affairs to be a part of the city’s pride kick-off event and the raising of the city’s new pride flag which includes the addition of black and brown stripes to signify the city’s commitment to black and brown LGBTQ community members. shout out to varones alexander velez for reppin’ gran varones and juan david franco for taking amazing photos.
we are so, so full gratitude and thank you all for your continued love and support.