Buzzfeed and Latin Times give voice to LGBT immigrants

Two excellent stories in Latin Times and Buzzfeed recently told the story of LGBT immigrants, including New York advocate Andres Duque. "I came to the United States because I wasn’t sure I could live an open life in Colombia," says Duque, "I came here because I wanted to live an open life."Andres Duque

The Buzzfeed story profiles couple Pablo García Gámez and Santiago Ortiz who persevered through two decades, despite fear of deportation, to stay together.

 

As a Major League Baseball umpire for the past 29 seasons, Dale Scott has worked three World Series, three All-Star Games, two no-hitters and numerous playoff games. He is also the first out active male official in the MLB, NBA, NHL, or NFL, and the first Major League Baseball umpire to publicly say he is gay while active.