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

AP profiles LGBT-supportive Mexican band

Los Tigres del Norte have always enjoyed fan and critical success, and now their LGBT-supportive song "Era Diferente" is getting some attention.

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Brazilian show profiles leading advocates Toni Reis and David Harrad

Brazilian Toni Reis and partner David Harrad, originally from England, have been leading advocates in Brazil for many years

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Peru says: Ready now for relationship recognition!

A year after introduction by openly gay Peruvian legislator Carlos Bruce, relationship recognition for same-sex couples will finally be discussed next Tuesday, March 10 and advocates want legislators to know just how important this is.

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Problematic stories illuminate need for better coverage of transgender people

Sadly in recent months there's been a high number of deaths of transgender women, and with it some very problematic media coverage

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Model and actress Patricia Velasquez comes out in new memoir

Former top model Patricia Velasquez has is about to publish a memoir in which she discusses coming out as a lesbian.

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Story shines light on abuse faced by transgender immigrant being held in male facility

The Huffington Post's Roque Planas did an excellent article on transgender immigrant Nicoll Hernández-Polanco, who is being held in an all-male detention center.

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Chile approves civil unions

Advocates in Chile are celebrating after civil unions were approved Jan. 28

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Ricky Martin - alive and very well, thank you very much

Ricky Martin was recently the subject of a hoax purporting the out and proud singer had died in a car accident.

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