Posts by Brian Pacheco, Associate Director of Communications, Media Awards

Guest Post: Gay Undocumented Latino's Mother's Day Wish for Mom

Today is Mother’s Day and in honor of my mother and undocumented mothers across the country I commit to continue to fight to ensure they are protected from deportations and are not left out from a pathway to citizenship. She inspired me to have the courage to say proudly and unashamedly: I am queer and undocumented. I am UndocuQueer.

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The Asian Pride Project: Highlighting Mothers and Grandmothers of LGBT Asian-Americans

Through their bravery and courage, Asian-American moms and grandmas are inspiring more conversation among Asian-American families about accepting LGBT members. Read More

GLAAD and LGBT Groups Affirm Commitment to Fair and Humane Reform for All Immigrants

GLAAD has joined with fellow LGBT advocacy organizations to endorse a set of principles in support of fair and humane immigration reform. Many organizations are expected to sign on.

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LGBT Groups Stand In Solidarity for Immigration Reform

Today April 10 is National Immigration Day of Action, a day where organizations and advocates across the country march to pressure Congress to pass fair and humane comprehensive immigration reform, and over 25 LGBT organizations are standing in solidarity.Read More

Fher of Mexican Rock Group Maná Sends Moving Message Supporting Gay Couples

On April 2, the lead singer of hugely popular Mexican rock band Maná sent an incredibly moving and heart-felt message of love, respect, and understanding when it comes to full recognition for gay couples to the band's nearly 8 million followers on Facebook.

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LGBT Community: Come #Out4Citizenship to Support Undocumented Immigrants

To continue the momentum that many LGBT documented immigrant activists created, today the Center for American Progress launched out4citizenship.org to increase support among the LGBT community and its allies for a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants.

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Beautiful and Out! Openly Lesbian Contestant on Univision Show Talks About Her Orientation

In her audition for Univision beauty-pageant reality series Nuestra Belleza Latina, Karina Hermosillo came out as a proud and openly lesbian Latina. And live on-air on last night's episode Karina wept as she spoke on the phone with her partner.Read More

Hold Alaska Representative Don Young Accountable for Anti-Latino Comments

Following public outcry after U.S. Representative Don Young (R-AK) used a racial slur to describe immigrant farm workers during a radio interview this week, Young issued what many are considering a half-hearted apology.

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