People of Color
Cecilia Aldarondo, the filmmaker behind Memories of a Penitent Heart, will be giving work-in-progress talks about the film at several congregations around New York City. The film tackles themes of family acceptance, HIV/AIDS, Latino family culture, and Roman Catholic teaching on being gay.
GLAAD is joining those who have spoken out for the LGBT people of Brunei whose lives are in danger. We are returning donations to the GLAAD Media Awards from the Beverly Hills Hotel, which is owned by the Sultan of Brunei.
John Abdallah Wambere, the Ugandan LGBT advocate who was presented the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Documentary for his role in Call Me Kuchu, is applying for asylum in the United States.