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

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

MiTú features interesting stories on coming out Latin@ style

MiTú, an online media network features stories of Latino@s coming out their families both in a video and in an online essay. Read More

Transgender immigrants not safe in US detention centers

Current campaigns related to transgender immigrants in detention call for the release of Christina Lopez and stopping the proposed transfer of transgender immigrants to a facility far away from potential support and assistance.

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“White People” premiering tonight, touches on hot-button issues

Jose Antonio Vargas, the Pulitzer Prize winning, openly gay advocate who came out as undocumented on the cover of Time Magazine, has created a new documentary that premieres tonight. “White People” looks at power, privilege and race, as we can see from the teasers. The documentary is part of “Look Different,” a multiyear combination of on-air and digital content plus the power of social media – to give youth the tools and the forum to discuss racial, gender and LGBT inequality in society.

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Voices left out of the Papal Visit to Paraguay

The many peoples in Latin America and the United states both in and outside the Catholic sphere are taking the opportunity of the Papal visit to the region to manifest their truths challenging the Vatican's policies and calling upon their current highest representative to clarify his actions and beliefs with respect to their communities.

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