Posts by Janet Arelis Quezada, Senior Strategist, Spanish-Language & Latinx Media

Every happy family is different: recognition for diverse families in Latin America

Happy families all start with love, but that doesn't mean they look the same. For years children have been raised by grandparents, siblings, aunts/uncles, single moms, single dads, two moms, two dads, transgender parents, etc., but not all of these families are recognized at the hospital, in the schoolyard or the court house. In Latin America, a lot of LGBT advocates are finding creative ways to shine a light on diverse families.Read More

Help these youth come out

A campaign ending in 2 days needs your help getting the word out to queer immigrant youth so that their stories can be counted. It's called the #nomoreclosets campaign and queer immigrant youth can participate by taking pictures and posting on social media.Read More

In Colombia, a win for LGBT families

The Colombia Constitutional Court granted a victory to children with gay and lesbian parents in the country by ruling that sexual orientation could not be considered as an in impediment to adoption. "It is an unacceptable violation of her/his rights to deny a child a family based solely on the sexual orientation of the couple," read the ruling in part.

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La Casa Blanca se enfoca en registrar miembros de la comunidad LGBT para el periodo de registración abierta de La Ley del Cuidado de Salud a Bajo Precio

El periodo para inscribirse bajo La Ley del Cuidado de Salud a Bajo Precio acaba de empezar, pero la fecha límite para participar se aproxima rápidamente. Familias, parejas, e individuos LGBT pueden aplicar para un plan de seguro médico que es equitativo e igual hasta el 31 de enero, 2016. Pueden visitar el sitio web HealthCare.gov durante este periodo de inscripción abierto para encontrar un plan de seguro médico de acuerdo a su presupuesto y sus necesidades médicas.

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October issue of Latina Magazine profiles transgender activist

A leading national magazine, Latina, profiles Alexa Rodriguez, a transgender activist originally from El Salvador. The article appears in the publication's October issue.

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#SpiritDay message reaches Spanish-speaking households

#SpiritDay messages also went out on the air waves in Spanish-language media as hosts of national newscasts, morning shows, daytime programming and others wore purple throughout the day and shared statistics about the impact of bullying with their viewers.

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La Embajada de Mexico, People en Español y más en #SpiritDay

La Embajada de Mexico en Los Estados Unidos, People en Español y más participaron en #SpiritDay enviando un fuerte mensaje de apoyo a los jóvenes LGBT que sufren bullying.Read More

Telemundo manda mensajes de apoyo a jovenes LGBT

Telemundo demuestra su apoyo para los jovenes LGBT y su rechazo del bullying, o acoso escolar con mensajes y fotos en las redes sociales. Lean los mensajes y dale las gracias a tus presentadores y artistas favoritos.Read More
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