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

Nancy Alvarez: Please Stop Sharing Your Inaccurate Theories in Media, You are Hurting People

In an interview with AOL Latino, Dr. Nancy Alvarez, a self-described sexologist who uses the term “Dr.” and former host of a popular daytime program on Univision, expressed the idea that people are made gay by “mistakes made by their parents.” GLAAD responded with a column today on

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Gobernador de Maryland Firma Ley Matrimonial

El día de hoy, el gobernador del estado de Maryland, Martin O’Malley, marcó un hito hist

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Se Convierte en Ley la Igualdad Matrimonial en el Estado de Washington

El día de hoy se firmó de aprobado una ley que traerá la igualdad matrimonial al estado de Washington. A partir del 7 de junio, cuando entrará en vigor la nueva ley, el estado se convertirá en el séptimo (y octava jurisdicción) en el país en permitir que contraigan matrimonio las parejas del mismo sexo.

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Actress and LGBT Ally Kate del Castillo Embraces Her Lesbian Rumors

Lesbian rumors that have blessed popular Mexican actress Kate del Castillo in recent years underwent a renaissance of sorts after she tweeted an open letter that some took as a subtle allusion to her orientation. Read More

Ricky Martin Says 'We're Born This Way' to Univision, GLAAD Tells Network 'Do Better'

On Jan. 31, popular nighttime newsmagazine Aquí y Ahora featured a severely unbalanced segment on so-called “ex-gay” conversion therapies. GLAAD has reached out to Aquí y Ahora to apologize and commit to doing a segment that provides the balance sorely lacking in the recent segment and that explains the harm done by so-called “reparative therapies.” Read More

Nominados del Mundo Latino a los #GLAADawards Representan el Progreso que Sigue Creciendo

La lista de nominados para los Premios GLAAD 2012 representa el progreso que se sigue dando en los medios en español en cuanto a la representación de temas y personas LGBT.Read More

We All Win: #glaadawards Spanish-Language Nominees Show Us What Great Coverage Looks Like, and What Inclusion Feels Like

This year's great slate of nominees represents Spanish-language media's forward-moving direction when it comes to LGBT people and issues.

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LGBT en Español: Advocate Bamby Salcedo Profiled in People en Español, CNN Show Includes Lesbian Mom, and More

In this edition of LGBT en Español, transgender advocate Bamby Salcedo profiled in People en Español; CNN Show Includes Lesbian Mom, and more!

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