Latino Celebs Going Purple for #SpiritDay This Year
Great Coming Out Day Theatre Event in LA
On Oct. 11, Casa 0101 Theater, in collaboration with the Latino Equality Alliance, will present the 2nd annual Brown & Out Theater Festival featuring 10 LGBTQ-themed plays about Latino/a youth.
Introducing "Familia Es Familia": A Groundbreaking Latino & LGBT Public Education Campaign
Yesterday at the National Council of La Raza (NCLR)'s annual conference, twenty-one leading national Hispanic/Latino organizations announced their endorsement of a first-of-its kind, comprehensive public-education campaign called "Familia es Familia," which aims to strengthen Latino voices to build support within the Latino community for acceptance of their LGBT family members.
National Latino Organizations Support Marriage Equality
The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) the nation’s oldest Latino civil rights organization voted on June 30 to adapt a resolution in favor of marriage equality. And the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) has endorsed and is expected to announce support for same-sex marriage at its upcoming convention.
Roman Catholic Hierarchy Supports NOM's Divisive Strategy
HRC recently revealed that the Church and other Catholic organizations, including the Knights of Columbus, have financially supported NOM’s efforts to increase “hostility” between the LGBT and black communities; and to drive a wedge between LGBT Latinos and members of their own families by making "support for [so-called traditional] marriage a key badge of Latino identity."
GLAAD & HRC: NOM's racial division strategy not rooted in reality
Today GLAAD and the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) released statistics showing broad support for LGBT people among the African American as well as the Latino and Hispanic communities.
"Pariah Personals" Feature Coming Out Stories By Youth of Color
This week, Salon.com teamed up with New America Media to run a series of coming out stories by LGBT youth of color and LGBT immigrant youth. Titled "Pariah Personals," the series is inspired by the recently released film "Pariah," a coming-of-age story about an African American teen named Alike, who is embracing her identity as a lesbian.
Video Campaign Tells Moving Stories of LGBT Latinos
Non-profit digital media organization, Cuéntame has released the first videos of campaign called “An Honest Conversation” that focuses exclusively on LGBT issues in the Latino community
Campaña de Video Muestra Historias Conmovedoras de Latinos LGBT
La organización mediática en línea, Cuéntame, ha publicado los primeros videos de la campaña “An Honest Conversation” que se centra exclusivamente en los temas LGBT en la comunidad latina.