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

Good coverage in Spanish-language media of historic marriage day in Florida

A personal and celebratory tone marked most of the media stories on marriage equality in Florida that GLAAD has been seeing, most appropriate when covering a story about love.

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Ten Big Accomplishments in Spanish-Language and Latino Media in 2014

At GLAAD we're often asked how LGBT equality is doing in Latino USA and in Spanish-speaking countries. The answer isn't simple, not a thumbs up or thumbs down. It's instead complex, just like the world in which we live. We've seen many setbacks but also some wins. Let's take a minute to celebrate the good high points, because there were lots of them. Here's our top ten list of moments that mattered in Spanish-Language media in 2014.

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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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