Posts by Janet Arelis Quezada, Spanish Language Media Strategist at GLAAD

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The National Hispanic Latino Agenda demonstrates their deep support for LGBTQ Latinos in their policy statements

On Monday a coalition of 40 Latino organizations operating as the National Hispanic Latino Agenda sent out a press release highlighting their policy priorities which include strong support for issues that impact lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Latinos. Although some of the member organizations, significantly the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) and the National Council of La Raza (NCLR), have demonstrated their vocal support of LGBTQ issues in the past, this announcement is important both because of the broad cross-section of support that each of these leading organizations represent but also because of the specificity and comprehensiveness of the policy initiatives they included.

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Deivis Ventura

A historic LGBT candidacy in the Dominican Republic

42-year-old Deivis Ventura is the first openly gay man running for a seat as a diputado, or representative in the Dominican Republic's equivalent of the House of Representatives. His candidacy comes with the support of the Ciudadanos Más, an initiative to position leaders from traditionally excluded minorities in the political field.

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Y los nominados de la 27ª edición de los Premios GLAAD son ... #glaadawards

GLAAD anunció los nominados de la 27ª edición de los Premios GLAAD para los Medios de Comunicación. Los Premios GLAAD reconocen y honran los medios por la representación equitativa, exacta, justa e inclusiva de la comunidad LGBT y los temas que afectan sus vidas. Los Premios GLAAD también apoyan el trabajo de GLAAD de amplificar las historias de la comunidad LGBT y los temas que contribuyen al apoyo para la igualdad.

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