Among the many Univision hosts and personalities who went purple for #SpiritDay were the cast of morning show Despier
Hoy es #SpiritDay cuando nos vestimos de morada para llamar atención al bullying o acoso escolar en contra de jóvenes LGBT. Entre los participantes ya se han sumado el elenco de Un Nuevo Día en Telemundo y el elenco de Despierta América en Univision.
GLAAD's Spanish-Language and Latino Media team has been reaching out to Latino celebrities, including many who star in Spanish-Language shows seen in the U.S. but also internationally, asking them to participate in Spirit Day. And they are stepping up to send a message of love and support to LGBT youth and against bullying.
At GLAAD we're often asked how LGBT equality is doing in Latino USA and in Spanish-speaking countries. The answer isn't simple, not a thumbs up or thumbs down. It's instead complex, just like the world in which we live. We've seen many setbacks but also some wins. Let's take a minute to celebrate the good high points, because there were lots of them. Here's our top ten list of moments that mattered in Spanish-Language media in 2014.
Spirit Day 2014 enjoyed more support than ever from Spanish-language media hosts and celebrities and we could not be happier. Among the many who participated were Maria Elena Salinas the co-anchor of Noticiero Univision, Jose Díaz Balart and Maria Celeste Arrarás co-anchors of Noticiero Telemundo,
Enrique Santos is no longer just a voice on your radio, he's now the host of his own talk show El Palenque de Enrique Santos on Univision's UniMás. Santos has a successful career in radio, and has a daily morning broadcast, "The Enrique Santos Show," where he interviews a wide variety of celebrities. Also known for celebrity prank calls, Santos became infamous for successfully prank calling Cuban dictator Fidel Castro.
En un día de solidaridad con los jóvenes LGBT y víctimas del bullying (acoso/hostigamiento), se unieron a la campaña