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

Puerto Ricans react to Judge's decision

Judge Gimenez Perez' decision to dismiss the marriage equality case in Puerto Rico disappointed many Puerto Ricans both inside and outside the island. Advocates are not giving up though and will appeal the case.

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A powerful Latina lesbian at the top of two lists

A Latina lesbian woman makes both People en Español's list and the Latino GLBT History Project's list of powerful and important leaders. Ingrid M. Duran has a great personal story to share and has also contributed to creating a space for more Latin@ LGBT people to tell their stories.

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Transgender woman files claim against police in Dominican Republic

A trans woman in the Dominican Republic has been brutalized by police there according to articles in two papers there. Activists say that there have been a recent spate of such incidents and are calling for investigations.

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Univision's great Spirit Day coverage

Segments, photos and messages for #spiritday from Univision, Maria Elena Salinas, Enrique Santos and Despierta America among others shared important information about the impact of bullying on LGBT people.

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Cast of "Un Nuevo Día" rocks purple on Spirit Day

Most of the cast of Telemundo's morning show "Un Nuevo Día" wore purple on Spirit Day, from hosts Adamari López, Rashel Díaz and Daniel Sarcos to Noticiero Telemundo correspondents like Lori Montenegro.

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Mexican Embassy-Embajada de Mexico #spiritday

La Embajada de Mexico y sus 50 consulados estan apoyando #spiritday compartiendo fotos y mensajes demostrando su rechazo del bullying y el apoyo a los jovenes LGBT. The Mexican Embassy and its 50 consulates is supporting #spiritday by sharing photos and messages demonstrating that they are standing up to bullying and supporting LGBT youth.Read More

Cantantes Ricky Martin y Olga Tañon se visten de morado para #spiritday

Los dos mandaron fuertes mensajes en contra del bullying. Martin cambio su perfil de twitter usando el app y Tañon subio una foto vestida de morado a twitter.Read More

Victory against discriminatory media in Ecuador

Silueta X and allied groups of Ecuadorian LGBTI advocates won a victory against a TV channel in the country that aired a comedy sketch show with anti-LGBTI content.The victory has caused a flurry of attention on social media and local papers report that the station has yet to comply with the sanction...

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