A well-known Venezuelan director walks into a master class in Los Angeles and hears (arguably) the most well-known Venezuelan actress working in the United States doing a scene from a play the director has wanted for years to develop. What happens next?
#SpiritDay messages also went out on the air waves in Spanish-language media as hosts of national newscasts, morning shows, daytime programming and others wore purple throughout the day and shared statistics about the impact of bullying with their viewers.
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.
Actress, activist and former supermodel Patricia Velasquez's memoir is about to be published in Spanish and one of the first Spanish-language interviews, with "Al Rojo Vivo" on Telemundo, aired today.
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.