Posts by Monica Trasandes, Director of Programs, Spanish-Language and Latinx Media

Must See, Must Share: PSAs with a great message

Chile's Fundación Todo Mejora (It Gets Better) recently launched a great video campaign in which actors read letters from young people who have been or are being bulled. In one, an actor reads a letter from a student who says "I feel very alone. I thought I had friends but when people say homophobic things to me, no one says anything. I feel so alone.

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Mexico's LGBT community roars disapproval at film on gay adoption

Mexican LGBT advocates are seeing red over an upcoming film called "Pink" that appears to be filled with stereotypes and negative messages about same-sex couples adopting children. The poster asks the question: "gay adoption—success or mistake?"Read More

Great piece in "Latina" on Florida & Puerto Rican women who fought for marriage equality

Latina Magazine, which is often LGBT-inclusive, features a story in its December 2015/January 2016 issue on Florida and Puerto Rican advocates who fought for marriage equality.

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Inspiring mama and awesome teen tell their story

If you love a mom who stands up for her kids without one second of hesitation, you are going to love Ofelia Barba.

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Actress Patricia Velásquez and director Fina Torres on their new film 'Liz in September'

A well-known Venezuelan director walks into a master class in Los Angeles and hears (arguably) the most well-known Venezuelan actress working in the United States doing a scene from a play the director has wanted for years to develop. What happens next?

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Afuera del closet y muy visibles: La pareja protagonista del nuevo "reality" Chileno

Se llama 'Happy Together' y saldrá al aire pronto en el canal Chileno TVN. Es la historia de dos hombres enamorados; Julio Cezar Dantas y Juan Pablo Fuentealba.

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Out and very visible: the couple starring in Chile's newest reality show

It's called Happy Together and it will soon air in Chile's leading TVN network, and it's the story of two men in love, Julio Cezar Dantas and Juan Pablo Fuentealba. Read More

Univision stars go purple for #SpiritDay

Among the many Univision hosts and personalities who went purple for #SpiritDay were the cast of morning show Despierta América, along with national news co-anchor Maria Elena SalinasRead More
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