GLAAD and other LGBT groups are disappointed about UAFA being excluded, but affirm support to ensure immigration reform includes everybody.
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Too few trans people or trans-related issues were included in LGBT end-of-year lists. An even greater number of trans-related stories received little to no media attention at all this year, despite efforts to have them covered by bloggers and journalists.
In 2012 we bid a sad goodbye to some beloved LGBT Latinos and allies, and welcomed many positive moments, including the coming out of Puerto Rican boxer Orlando Cruz.
2012 saw a wide range of celebrities come out as LGBT, many in more subdued ways than years past.
On December 20, Latino LGBT and ally advocates announced the launch of Unión=Fuerza, the first Latino Institute at Creating Change, the annual conference that brings LGBT people and allies together for workshops and discussions about the work being done to advocate for LGBT equality.
The Ali Forney center launches Homeless for the Holidays, a video project that empowers homeless LGBTQ-identified youth to share their stories about the realities of living on the street.
Is there a trans activist in your community you would like to praise? Do you know someone who is working to improve the lives of trans people where you live? Find out how you can help them get the recognition they deserve.
National leaders issued the following open letter rejecting Puerto Rican gossip show SuperXclusivo’s re-victimizing of a murdered man.
Last week, Uganda’s parliament adjourned for the year without taking up the “Kill the Gays Bill.” Additionally, President Yoweri Museveni has now said that LGBT people should not be killed or persecuted. But this is only a temporary respite.
I've known that I was gay since the first grade. But while Latinos are widely known for having close-knit, large extended families, certain issues we just don't talk about. And this was one of them. This week the Supreme Court is hearing two landmark cases on gay rights. It's a perfect time to start the conversation with our families, and I call on all my hermanos y hermanas to lend your voices to a topic that silently resonates with every Latino family in America.
Brian Pacheco Corleto es un joven salvadoreño de 25 años quien, a su corta edad, posee un importante trabajo dentro de GLAAD, la organización que fue fundada como la Alianza Gay y Lésbica contra la Difamación en Estados Unidos.
We must admit that our community has traveled a long journey when it comes to accepting gays and lesbians.
Thousands of gay émigrés come to this country because they are either fleeing persecution or the threat it poses.
Paranoid, schizophrenic and transgender, Kayla Moore followed a difficult path through life. That path ended abruptly when she died after Berkeley Police took her into custody the night of Feb. 12.
Two women became the first same-sex couple to marry in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca after the Supreme Court found the state's definition of marriage unconstitutional, a gay rights group said Thursday.
A gay, undocumented activist from Southern California was among the people who traveled to Washington DC this week for the Supreme Court hearing on gay marriage rights.
The son of a New York lawmaker who vehemently opposes marriage rights for same-sex couples on Wednesday announced he