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

Jennifer Lopez talks about her support of LGBT community while accepting Vanguard Award

Jennifer Lopez accepted the Vanguard Award on Saturday during the 25th annual GLAAD Awards. During her acceptance speech, she remembered her late Aunt Marisa, who was a lesbian, saying that she was a big inspiration for the work she does to support the LGBT community.

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Jennifer Lopez, Rita Moreno y Lupita Nyong'o en los Premios GLAAD

Anoche los ganadores de los Premios GLAAD en 12 de 39 categorías fueron anunciados en la vigésima quinta entrega de los Premios GLAAD. Jennifer Lopez recibió el Premio Vanguardia presentado por Rita Moreno. Lupita Nyong'o presento el premio para Mejor Documental.

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Eduardo Verastegui of Prop. 8 fame headlines local carnival

Actor and anti-LGBT equality advocate Eduardo Verastegui was invited to the Huntington Park Spring festival this weekend to serve as its "King," making members of the Latino Equality Alliance and others unhappy.

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Puerto Rico couple sues to have marriage recognized

A couple have brought a suit to have their relationship recognized.  In 1999 Puerto Rican lawmakers banned the recognition of same-sex marriages performed in other jurisdictions.

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Superestrella Jennifer Lopez será honrada por GLAAD

La superestrella mundial Jennifer Lopez será honrada en la vigésima quinta entrega de los premios GLAAD en Los Ángeles se anunció hoy.  La noticia fue anunciada por Marc Malkin de E!

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CNN en Español will air "Journey Of The Gay Athlete" in Spanish

This Saturday CNN en Español will air "Journey Of The Gay Athlete" dubbed in Spanish and called "La Travesia del Atleta Gay." The documentary first aired in English in January. Check your local listings for the time.

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Sebastian Ligarde: the happy and out and busy heartthrob

Sebastian Ligarde, the Mexican soap opera star who came out in 2013, will be co-starring in not just one but two novelas: "Cosita Linda" and "Sangre en el Divan."

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Know your rights: LGBT town hall in LA on retirement planning and more

Recent Supreme Court decisions have meant that married same-sex couples gained many federal benefits. If you are a married same-sex couple, or thinking about marriage, an LGBT parent with minor children, or/and an LGBT individual who is planning for retirement, you may have a lot of questions about how changes in laws could affect you.

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