Report: 1.4 million Latino adults identify as LGBT

A new report by the UCLA Williams Institute found that an estimated 1.4 million – or 4.3 percent – of U.S. Hispanic adults consider themselves LGBT. 

“While sometimes less visible in popular representations of LGBT people and families, Latinos make up a sizable portion of the LGBT population, and they tend to live in Latino, as opposed to LGBT, communities,” said co-author Gary J. Gates, Williams Distinguished Scholar.

Read more at NBC Latino.

 

Photo Credit: GLAAD

Today, GLAAD released a media guide for journalists covering stories related to LGBT nondiscrimination, in collaboration with a coalition of state and national LGBT advocacy organizations.