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

Latino Celebs Going Purple for #SpiritDay This Year

This year’s Spirit Day participants will include more Latino celebrities than in previous years, spreading the message of support for LGBT youth and against bullying is spreading beyond the U.S. borders.Read More

Varias Celebridades Latinas Se Unen al #SpiritDay

Para el Día del Espíritu de este año se contará con la participación de más celebridades latinas que en años anteriores, haciendo llegar a países fuera de Estados Unidos el mensaje de aceptación y respeto para jóvenes LGBT y en contra del acoso y hostigamiento.Read More

Film about Gay Latinos in L.A. Premieres This Weekend at Long Beach QFilm Festival

A new documentary following the lives of three young gay Latino men is premiering at the 2012 Long Beach QFilm Festival on Sunday, September 16, 2012. Read More

Maryland Latino and LGBT Groups in Solidarity for Marriage Equality and the State's DREAM Act

Today, August 28, three Latino and LGBT groups announced the Familia es Familia Maryland campaign, which aims to educate the state's Latino and LGBT communities around marriage equality and the Maryland DREAM Act.

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Which schools are America's LGBT-friendliest?

Campus Pride (in partnership with Huffington Post) has released 2012's “Top 25 List of LGBT-Friendly Colleges and Universities" in time for the Back to School Season. Find out which schools made the cut!

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Controversial Anti-LGBT Talk Show Off the Airwaves

After a year-plus long campaign by GLAAD and NHMC, José Luis Sin Censura--which for several years aired virulent anti-gay, anti-Latino and anti-female content--is finally off the airwaves.Read More

Legendary Openly Lesbian Singer Chavela Vargas Dies at 93

Legendary openly lesbian singer Chavela Vargas passed away today at the age of 93. The singer, who came out at the age of 81, was known for challenging gender norms throughout her career.Read More

GLAAD Mourns the Loss of Actress Lupe Ontiveros, LGBT Ally and Advocate

The iconic Latina actress died July 26, 2012 at the age of 69. The actress best known for her role as Yolanda Saldivar in "Selena" once expressed that she longed "to play a lesbian."Read More
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