Just last week, Puerto Rico’s Supreme Court upheld a law that prohibits joint adoption by gay couples.
In a 5-4 decision, the court said a woman could not adopt a 12-year-old girl whom her longtime partner conceived through in vitro fertilization. In the majority opinion the court stated a family composed of a mother and father is best for a child’s “dignity, stability and well-being.”
Hablar de homofobia en el fútbol es un tabú. Es un tema que hiere susceptibilidades, principalmente, porque se considera quisquilloso concentrarse en él. La reciente emisión de Sin Filtro -una mesa de debate universitario que se transmite por Foro TV los domingos por la noche- abordó dedicó su último bloque a la intolerancia y discriminación en este deporte. Aunque la discusión fue corta (no más de 10 minutos), contó con la participación de dos voces interesantes que vale la pena rescatar
Three weeks ago, I attended the 25th annual Creating Change Conference as part of a delegation from the University of Pennsylvania’s LGBT center. I was fortunate enough to be a part of their first ever Latino Institute — a full day of workshops focusing specifically on the intersection between a Latin@ and queer identity.
Joining thousands of Boy Scouts in the United States who have turned in their merit badges and renounced their affiliation with the agency in protest of their discriminatory policies, three Puerto Rican men have followed suit and publicly renounced their Eagle Scout honors and badges.
Daniel Hernandez, who helped save the life of Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords after a 2011 shooting, spent much of the last week sharing his story on several media outlets and serving as a great openly gay Latino role model.
GLAAD joined thousands of LGBT people and allies from around the world to convene and strategize as part of the 25th Annual Creating Change Conference. Check out our amazing work and the work of other advocates who are trying to improve the world for LGBT people.