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

LGBT people in Spanish-language media

Part of our work here at GLAAD is to monitor the representation of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in the media.

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LGBT immigrant groups and allied advocates are calling for an end to detention

LGBT immigrant groups such as United We Dream and allied advocates are calling for Homeland Security to protect LGBT immigrants from sexual assault and find alternatives to detention.

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Mexican Supreme Court rules in favor of same-sex couples

This week, the Mexican Supreme Court has effectively upheld marriage equality, according to The New York Times.

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Glaad's Spanish-language media director interviewed on Cafe CNN in Atlanta

During GLAAD's Southern Stories Summer Bus Tour, Spanish-language and Latino Media Director Monica Trasandes visited Cafe CNN. Read More

Chilean artist releases an inclusive video and song

A well-known Chilean pop singer has released a song and video to show support LGBT youth. Read More

Venezuelan PSA uses fun message to challenge homophobia

A great new PSA by Fundacion Reflejos in Venezuela uses a fun message to challenge homophobia. The video and related hashtag #Nosoydistint@ (#Iamnodifferent) are designed to remind viewers that people should not be treated differently because they are LGBT. Read More

Mexican business airs TV ad with two moms, many say a first for the country

An ad aired on Mexican TV with two moms, many say this is a first for the country. The ad is for an online shopping site called Segundamano.

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Nicoll, a transgender immigrant woman from Guatemala, freed from detention

Nicoll Hernandez-Polanco, a transgender woman from Guatemala was finally freed from detention. Advocates march today throughout the country calling for immigrant rights and worker's rights.

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