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

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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Latino Health Organization BIENESTAR Launches Campaign to Eradicate Homophobia

Southern-California based Latino health and social services organization BIENESTAR has launched its latest public education campaign to promote acceptance and support and eradicate homophobia.Read More

Thoughts on Creating Change's Wildly Successful First-Ever Latino Institute

Over 150 LGBT Latino advocates and allies convened at Creating Change's first-ever Latino Institute.Read More

Announcing GLAAD's New Media Training Institute and Other Sessions at Creating Change 2013 #CC13 #NMTI

We are excited to announce that from January 24 through 26, we will be presenting a New Media Training Institute (NMTI) and other workshops at Creating Change, the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force's annual LGBT organizing conference that will be taking place in Atlanta, GA this year.

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Guest Post: LGBT Latino Youth on the Importance of the First-Ever Creating Change Latino Institute

My name is Ivan Aguilar. I am 21 years old and I live in Maryland. As someone who is a youth and who works with youth, I’m tremendously excited to attend Creating Change and the first-ever Latino Institute

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Advocates Announce First Latino Institute at National LGBT Conference Creating Change

On December 20, Latino LGBT and ally advocates announced the launch of Unión=Fuerza, the first Latino Institute at Creating Change, the annual conference that brings LGBT people and allies together for workshops and discussions about the work being done to advocate for LGBT equality.

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GLAAD Releases World AIDS Day Resource Page

Today marks the 24th anniversary of World AIDS Day, an international observance in support of those living with HIV/AIDS and in memory of the lives lost in the epidemic. In honor of World AIDS Day, GLAAD has put together a resource kit to provide you with more information around HIV/AIDS.

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