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.
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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.
National leaders issued the following open letter rejecting Puerto Rican gossip show SuperXclusivo’s re-victimizing of a murdered man.
Mexican American superstar Jenni Rivera, who was an ally for LGBT equality, died in a plane accident December 9.