“We were running away from a community that was our community, and also a community that needed to see us, visibly... They needed to understand that we are out there and we deserve the same rights and laws as them. It was just really important that we take our kids back to that area, where they do have family members, and allow them that opportunity to be a part of change.”
Coco Goytizolo on Losing his Partner to Cancer & Finding New Life Through their Twins
Jorge ‘Coco’ Goytizolo was with his partner, Phillip, for 16 years before he tragically passed away from stage 4 brain cancer. At the time, the couple had 3-month-old twins. Family Equality Council sat down and interviewed Coco about experiences dealing with loss and being a single father.
Bilingual, Bicultural, and Proud to be a Two-Mom Family