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

Brazilian police attack of transgender woman draws national attention

Veronica Bolina, a transgender woman from Brazil who was brutally beaten by police had drawn national and international attention, reported Gay Star News. Her supporters have circulated graphic pictures of her in cuffs during her arrest and another showing heavy bruising. A hashtag has been created and shared #somostodasveronica (weareallveronica) to bring attention to her case.

Many voices; LGBT Latin@ organizing for change

A round up of Latin@ LGBT and allied organizing around the country showing the diversity of the people and groups involved. Events include a gathering in Los Angeles for the first International Day of Transgender Survivors on April 18th, a Latino Queer Arts and Film Festival April 16-19 also in Los Angeles and an awards presentation by GALALEI in Philadelphia on April 24th.


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