Prosecutors in Chile asked for murder charges Wednesday in the death of a young gay man whose attackers brutally beat him and carved swastikas into his body.
Daniel Zamudio died Tuesday night, 25 days after he was attacked. The case has prompted a national debate in Chile over hate crimes, with President Sebastian Pinera saying from Asia that his government won't rest until a proposed anti-discrimination law is passed.
This past Saturday, 9 recipients in Spanish-language categories were announced at the 23rd annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York. Click here to learn more about the each of the outstanding winners in Spanish-Language categories!
Ricky Martin was honored at the 23rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards held last night in New York City. The Puerto Rican singer and newly minted Evita star took home the Spanish-Language Outstanding Music Artist award for his album, Música + Alma + Sexo.
Although Martin skipped the celebrity-studded event, he expressed his thanks for the award, tweeting “Last night I won a @Glaad award! I am honored and thankful and would like to dedicate it to #DanielZamudio and his family #Chile.”
A casi un año de que GLAAD y otros instaron al Presidente Obama y a los medios a tratar los asesinatos de personas LGBT en Puerto Rico, el Departamento de Justicia ha confirmado que realizará talleres de capacitación para autoridades puertorriqueña para manejar los crímenes de odio.