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GLAAD Discusses LGBT Media Images at USC Panel

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By GLAAD |
November 10, 2009

GLAAD’s Director of Spanish Language Media, Monica Trasandes, and Entertainment Media Manager Jonathan Rosales were both recently asked to be part of, "Out and About," a panel by the Annenberg Latino Student Association at the University of Southern California.

287px-USC_Seal.svgThe panel offered a discussion on the portrayal of gays and lesbians in the media and entertainment industry. The organizers said GLAAD’s presence helped educate and excite students and faculty about these issues.

“It was a great to have GLAAD there to discuss images and portrayals in both English and Spanish language media that these students may not be aware of. It was also a unique opportunity to show them how they, as future content producers, media professionals and community leaders, can help shape representations of gay and transgender people,” said Manuel Miranda, director of the Annenberg Latino Student Association at USC.