Here you can access a platform that combines a social network exclusively designed for the Stronger members, and a blog with the content produced by the family’s own editorial group.
Ten years ago, the teenager Roberto Stronger created the Stronger Family Collective with the help of an Orkut community. Since then, social networks have changed a lot and the family has kept up with these changes, through blogs, Facebook fanpage or WhatsApp groups. Always connected, now all the Strongers can count on a bespoke website to relate to each other and share their ideas.
Check out some of the news and tools of this network.
SOCIAL NETWORK [Available only in portuguese]
You simply have to be a Stronger to receive, from your father or mother, the invitation that gives access to this social network specially created for the family. After activating the account, more offspring can be invited to Adopt a Stronger.
Here everyone can post as much as in any social network, as well as connect their profiles with other Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts. Images and sounds can also be easily shared and organized in My Collections.
Since the family was born during Orkut times, some attributes that existed at the time were redeemed in this new network, such as Communities and Testimonials.
All Strongers can raise issues or respond to topics in the Community Forums or exchange private Messages between themselves.
The website also has an agenda of Family Events, which automatically disseminates information about parties, congresses, courses and other activities for all registered in the network.
BLOG [Available only in portuguese]
The Strongers already had many different blog addresses, but now the content is gathered in a space tailored to the group of columnists chosen by the family itself. Simply access the section of the FAMILY website or type familiatronger.com/blog to read and comment on the column publications about the LGBTQAI + universe. All of the blog’s content, as well as the social network, is a result of the Stronger’s family members initiative and production, without any curating or interference from the directors and producers of the Familia Stronger Project.
Since the family always votes to settle their main decisions, either in person or in WhatsApp groups, another important demand was a polling tool to provide a completely transparent count. Hence, the session called And then, hun? Was created, creating a space for the Strongers to conduct opinion polls, elect representatives, and make other collective choices.
FEATURE LENGTH + EXPANDED CINEMA
All of this material is also used for the Familia Stronger Project, carried out by Paulo Mendel and Vitor Grunvald. Produced by BlankTape, this transmidia project began to be filmed in August 2016, with the objective of closely accompanying the tenth year of this family. Both the webdocumentary and the feature film tell a little bit about of the life of the members of the collective, but in different ways, creating complementary narratives. Until the release of the documentary film scheduled for the end of 2018, new video portraits and instant photography will be made available on the site.
You can view the images and learn more about the documentary in production on FILM or follow the periodic video portraits and photo series in the WEBDOC.
[PORTRAITS] Concept and Videos: Paulo Mendel and Vitor Grunvald • Photos: Paulo Mendel • Art Direction: Mariana Abasolo • Assistant Editor: André Cury • Color Grading: André Tavares • Head of Production: Rafael Mendel • Production Company: BlankTape
[WEBSITE] Concept: Paulo Mendel • Design: Andrei Thomas, Mariana Abasolo and Paulo Mendel • Programming: Mandelbrot • Texts: Paulo Mendel and Vitor Grunvald • Translation: Joanna Mamede • Production Company: BlankTape
[BLOG] Columnists: Allan Angelo, Charlie Gabriel, Clarice Telles, Elvis Justino Stronger, Gabriel Fernando Stronger, Ivan Fernandes Stronger, Julio Giusti, Jal Moreno, Marcos Chaiben, Maria Beatriz, Renato Chagas and Thiago Yankovich