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

Deadly homophobia and transphobia take victims in Peru and Brazil

Advocates in Peru and Brazil have shared information about the impact of homophobia and transphobia in their respective countries. The Brazilian group released a report with statistics for 2014 showing an increase in violence. The Peruvian group reacted to the suicide of a 12 year old boy who was being bullied for being gay by both his stepfather and classmates.

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Two queer Christians talk about parenthood

An online blog posts a great conversation between two queer Christian parents about their families and their faith. Esther Baruja is in the process of becoming an ordained minister in Chicago and Carlos Osma has started a group for LGBT Christians in Barcelona.

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Y los nominados para la vigesima sexta edicion de los Premios GLAAD son... #glaadawards

GLAAD anuncio los nominados para la 26ª edición de los Premios GLAAD para los Medios de Comunicación. Las ceremonias se daran a cabo el 21 de marzo en Los Angeles y el 9 de mayo en Nueva York. Mas informacion estara disponible en el sitio web. Felicite a los nominados en twitter usando la etiqueta #glaadawards.Read More

Cosmo Latina shares a Queer Puerto Rican woman's essay on coming out

Cosmo Latina shares an article from a queer Puerto Rican woman about her coming out experiences. Barbara Gonzales writes about her dad's reaction.

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Turning to non-traditional outlets for help: one LGBT immigrant's story

LGBTQ immigrant organizers turn to GoFundMe and other non-traditional outlets to tell their story and ask for support. Alex Aldana has a campaign on the site that he is hoping will get his story out.

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Toma Accion: #SomosElSur explora las diversas y complejas vidas de personas en el sur de los EE.UU.

Una campaña fotográfica busca compartir las diferentes identidades y realidades de la gente del sur de los Estados Unidos usando #SomosElSur y #WeareTheSouth en ingles.

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In Oregon, LGBT lives are at a crossroads

Imagine what it would be like not to be able to complete errands or respond to an emergency because you did not have access to a driver's license. Many undocumented immigrants, transgender people and those who share these intersected identities deal with this every day.Read More

Russian gay man wins asylum in Argentina

Advocates in Argentina share the good news as a Russian man they worked with won refugee status. In a statement FALGBT congratulated their country on opening their doors to someone fleeing persecution for being LGBT and urged others to the same.

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