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

Documentary airing Sunday tells story of three courageous LA trans women

On Sunday, Dec. 14, Univision and Pivot will air Crossing Over: Stories of Immigration and Identity which follows three transgender women who left Mexico and made new lives in Los Angeles. The show airs at 8 p.m. ET on Pivot and at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Univision.

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Juan Pablo Jaramillo, well-known Colombian YouTuber, comes out of the closet

Juan Pablo Jaramillo, a young Colombian with lots of youtube fans, recently came out in a very personal and thoughtful video that's gotten millions of re-tweets.

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Tim Cook, el CEO de Apple, sale y habla de ser gay

"Soy orgulloso de ser gay. Considero el ser gay entro los regalos más grandes que Dios me ha dado," Tim Cook, el CEO de Apple, escribió en un ensayo escrito por él y publicado en Bloomberg Businessweek editorial, la mañana del 30 de octubre.

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More Spanish-Language TV hosts, celebrities than ever participate in Spirit Day

Spirit Day 2014 enjoyed more support than ever from Spanish-language media hosts and celebrities and we could not be happier. Among the many who participated were Maria Elena Salinas the co-anchor of Noticiero Univision, Jose Díaz Balart and Maria Celeste Arrarás co-anchors of Noticiero Telemundo,

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Mexican governor tweets out support of same-sex couple

The governor of the Mexican state of Coahuila, Rubén Moreira, has gotten a bit of press for tweeting his congratulations to a same-sex couple that was able to wed in his state. We love that inclusive leadership.

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Latina and bisexual author Daisy Hernández on her new memoir

Great interview in Huffington Post Latino Voices by Braden Goyette with Latina and bisexual author Daisy Hernández about her new memoir, "A Cup of Water Under My Bed."

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Brazilian judge recognizes rights of baby with two moms

A Brazilian judge has ruled that a child born to a female couple and fathered by their friend can have all three parents on her birth certificate. According to a report in the BBC, the judge, Rafael Pagnon Cunha, said his decision would open up legal precedents all over Brazil.

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Young Colombian man commits suicide after relationship is uncovered by school

A heartbreaking story of anti-gay pressure that led to suicide in Colombia was well reported this week by Natalia Herrera Duran writing for El Espectador.

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