Spanish-Language and Latino

LGBT stories that impact Spanish-speaking communities, and analysis of the media that serves those communities
October 4, 2012

World Class Puerto Rican Boxer Orlando Cruz Comes Out

31 year-old featherweight boxer Orlando Cruz, who represented Puerto Rico at the 2000 Olympic Games and is currently ranked 4th in the world, has come out as gay.

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September 18, 2012

MLB, Toronto Blue Jays to Address "M*ricon" incident

GLAAD has spoken with both Major League Baseball and the Toronto Blue Jays organization this morning, regarding anti-gay language that was written on shortstop Yunel Escobar's eye-black this weekend.

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Corrective Rape, Celebrations of Diversity, and the Need for Global Community -- LGBT Life in El Salvador

This is part of a series of posts about LGBT communities in Central America, in which two lesbian-identified activists talk about dating, pride events, and the horrors that face some members of the LGBT community.

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August 20, 2012

GLAAD and Beyonce Celebrate World Humanitarian Day

GLAAD joins Beyonce and the international community to applaud the bravery, strength and courage of human rights activists across the world.
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Secret Meetings, 'Conversion Therapy' and Male Power -- LGBT Life in El Salvador

Two young lesbian activists in El Salvador tell their stories of getting 'Conversion Therapy' from a psychologist, holding secret LGBT meetings in rural areas, and trying to overcome the male-dominated culture they feel is at the heart of anti-LGBT sentiment

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