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

Moms speak out in support of their LGBT children

Co-founder of Somos Familia and founder of Out Proud Families, Laurin Mayeno, gives moms a space to talk about what they have learned as parents of LGBT and mixed raced children. The mom's share reflections on their journeys.

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National outlet names Texas LGBT advocate an 'Inspiring Latina'

A national outlet profiles a Texas LGBT advocate in their magazine, as part of their inspiring Latina series. The Houston area advocate has been part of local and statewide efforts.

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Not sharing anything but our common humanity: Why everyone can strive to be an ally #GotYourBack

I was returning from work, a little tired as I left the bus when an older man approached me wanting to talk. The Latino man in blue jeans with gray hair probably in his 50s kept staring at me. Finally he said "I've seen you on t.v.

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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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