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

Hola Ciudad Covers Spirit Day

The web site Hola Ciudad is covering Spirit Day, letting its readers know, in Spanish, all about this important event, tomorrow.

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Coming Out for Immigration Reform So That No One Has to Hide

On October 5, immigrant rights activists will mobilize like never before to demand Congress pass comprehensive immigration reform this year.

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Cristina Saralegui, Embajadora de Día del Espíritu el 17 de Octubre

Esta semana, Cristina Saralegui se convirtió en parte de la campaña del Día del Espíritu de GLAAD. Quizás la más conocida conductora de los medios en español, Cristina estuvo en el aire por décadas en Univision y después Telemundo.

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Declaraciones del Papa en Las Noticias

Las palabras del Papa Francisco han sido reportadas en todo el mundo. Y, seguramente seran muy alentadoras para las muchos católicos LGBT y sus familias.

El Papa Francisco en una entrevista publicada hoy por revistas jesuitas en varios idiomas y 16 países, dijo que la Iglesia no debe "interferir espiritualmente" en la vida de las personas gays y lesbianas. El Papa se refirió también a la catequesis, la doctrina oficial de la Iglesia Católica que establece que las personas gays y las lesbianas "deben ser acogidos con respeto, compasión y delicadeza".

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South African Artist Discusses Her 'Visual Activism' at LA Center

On Sept. 21, the L.A. Gay and Lesbian Center will show the work of award-winning South African lesbian artist and activist Zanele Muholi.

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A word that haunts us all

In 1962 boxer Emile Griffith was in the ring against Benny Paret, when he seemed to explode with anger and pummeled his opponent with such force that, after getting knocked out, Paret died of his injuries. It was eventually revealed that before that some time before the fight Paret had called Griffith a "maricón."

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GLAAD sponsors first annual LGBTQ Latino film festival

GLAAD is proud to sponsor a launch event for the first annual Latino/a Queer Film Festival (LQFF) on Sunday, June 21 in Los Angeles, CA. The event will feature films by and about LGBTQ Latinos that reflect the community's struggles, lives, and achievements.

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