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LGBT stories that impact Spanish-speaking communities, and analysis of the media that serves those communities

Gay U.S. Ambassador Nominee to Dominican Republic Exposes Cultural Rift

When the Dominican Republic's Roman Catholic Cardinal Nicolas de Jesus Lopez Rodriguez called President Barack Obama's openly-gay U.S. ambassador nominee to the island nation a "maricón,” or “fa***t,” it raised eyebrows across the world — for different reasons. Perhaps a generation ago, the Cardinal's comment would not have created much controversy in the country’s press, the government or the people. Today, it’s a different story.

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July 5, 2013
July 3, 2013

Snapshots of our work: SCOTUS rulings, Pride, immigration, and more!

Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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Let the Wedding Bells Ring! Marriage to Resume in California Immediately

This afternoon the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit lifted its stay of the Federal District Court decision that found Proposition 8 unconstitutional. The plaintiffs who successfully challenged California’s Proposition 8 in Hollingsworth v. Perry, including Plaintiffs Kris Perry and Sandy Stier, will be the first to marry

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Nation's Leading LGBT Advocacy Organizations Respond to Senate Bill, See Opportunities for Immigrants and Demand No More Punitive Measures

Nation's Leading LGBT Advocacy Organizations Respond to Senate Bill, See Opportunities for Immigrants and Demand No More Punitive Measures

This statement can be attributed to the National Center for Lesbian Rights, GLAAD, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, United We Dream and Queer Undocumented Immigrant Project, GetEQUAL, Lambda Legal, National Center for Transgender Equality, Equality Federation and National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance.

Today, the Senate passed a bill with the potential to transform the lives of 11 million immigrants, including 267,000 LGBT immigrants.

June 28, 2013

Today is the 9th Annual NYC Trans Day of Action! Join the march and rally

Today, June 28, GLAAD and other LGBT and allied organizations will take part in the 9th annual Trans Day of Action (TDOA), organized by The Audre Lorde Project and TransJustice.

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June 27, 2013

PHOTOS: GLAAD on the ground at marriage equality rallies

June 26th 2013, marked a major milestone in the movement for full LGBT equality, Prop 8 and Section-3 of DOMA were both overturned.

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