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


MamasDay.org Honoring All Moms on Mother's Day

Founded in 2011, Strong Families set out ensure all mothers are celebrated on Mother's Day, including moms who are low-income, young, immigrant, LGBTQ, as well as single moms, incarcerated moms, and moms struggling with substance abuse.

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LGBT and Latino Organizations Applaud Los Angeles Times for Dropping the "I-Word"

After several organizations including GLAAD spoke out, the Los Angeles Times has announced that it will no longer use the term "illegal" when referring to immigrants.

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New York Times Badly Misses the Mark on the "I-word"

GLAAD is a core supporter of the Drop the I-Word campaign, which delivered a petition with more than 70,000 signatures to The New York Times calling on the newspaper to stop describing people as "illegal.”

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Immigration Reform Critical for Thousands of LGBT People and Their Families

A plan for comprehensive immigration reform legislation was introduced by senators today, and it does not include same-sex couples. GLAAD urges a final bill that protects all immigrants, including LGBT people.

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Openly Gay Fighter Orlando Cruz Heads Back Into Ring on Friday

Orlando Cruz, the first fighter in the history of the sport to come out during the height of his career,

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He Doesn't Want to Be Called a Hero, but when the Shoe Fits...

Daniel Hernandez, who helped save the life of Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords after a 2011 shooting, spent much of the last week sharing his story on several media outlets and serving as a great openly gay Latino role model.Read More
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