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

Compren sus boletos ya para el festival de cine Fusion!

El festival de cine Fusion vendrá a Los Ángeles, Marzo 14-16. Establecido en el 2004, Fusion se enfoca en el trabajo de cineastas LGBT de color. Además de proyecciones cinematográficas también incluye al Fusion Lab, una colección de cinematografías y clases, y InFusion, un programa que conecta a productores y directores de cine.

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Excellent profile of three transgender Latinas

Three transgender women tell their stories, bringing to life the experiences of women like them, living in the United States.

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An ambasador with guts--oh, and a husband

When James "Wally" Brewster arrived in Santo Domingo recently, he did so as a proud gay man, taking his new post as U.S. ambassador with his husband Bob Satawake beside him. Brewster and his husband even filmed a short video talking about their lives and reasons for wanting to live in the Dominican Republic.

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Excellent commentary on anti-gay laws worldwide

Excellent commentary on "Open Source with Leon Krauze" on Fusion, the new Univision/ABC network aimed at millenial Latinos

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No more fear, no more hiding--the gift immigrants would love this holiday season

Are you spending the holidays with your family? Felipe isn’t.

Felipe, a gay man from Brazil, came to the U.S. to live with his older sister because his mom was sick and could no longer take care of him. Unable to move here legally, Felipe’s mom has missed countless Christmases, birthdays and even Felipe’s wedding

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Hispanic caucus endorses ENDA

The Washington Blade reports that the Congressional Hispanic Caucus voted Wednesday to endorse the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, (ENDA) legislation, which would prohibit anti-LGBT bias in the workforce, as a result of a resolution proposed by Rep. Linda Sanchez (D-Calif.).

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Argentine transgender TV presenter fights media ridicule

Popular Argentine TV presenter Florencia Trinidad made a powerful video in which she discusses just how painful it is to for her and other trans women to be ridiculed in media.

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Sarah Kate Ellis, nueva presidenta de GLAAD

Sarah Kate Ellis es una premiada ejecutiva de los medios que ha abogado mucho para la igualdad para la comunidad LGBT, es una esposa y mamá y ahora la nueva presidenta de GLAAD.

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