Wrapping up PRIDE month with this series of Heroes of Pride.
Ken Yeager shares his story. Ken served on the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors, representing District 4. He tells his story here:
This is Gabrielle Antolovich.
“All I have is who I am and no one is going to take that away!”
This is Sera Fernando.
“Families need to know that when their child can come out an be themselves in a loving, accepting environment, they will thrive.”
If you live in San Jose, be sure to visit the newly opened exhibit, Coming Out: 50 Years of Queer Resistance and Resilience in Silicon Valley at History San Jose.
Recovery Cafe San Jose is a healing community for those traumatized by homelessness, addiction and/or mental health challenges. You can make a donation to them here.
You can see more stories in this series here.
These are wonderful! Thank you for recording these stories! Quick technical question: what type of pen did you use, both for illustration and text? Thanks!
the pen is a Sailr Fude pen, listed under the “supplies” section on this blog. The writing is a mix of that pen and Inktense Colored pencil
Thank you! Do you use the platinum carbon ink in this pen? It’s confusing … I thought fountain pens could only use water soluble ink. Isn’t platinum carbon water proof? Thanks again!
Very good stories, and nice portraits.