Today, August 28, three Latino and LGBT groups announced the Familia es Familia Maryland campaign, which aims to educate the state's Latino and LGBT communities around marriage equality and the Maryland DREAM Act.
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.
A study released by the Pew Hispanic Center April 4 found that 59 percent of U.S. Latinos say homosexuality should be accepted by society. This comes as no surprise given the rise in positive representations of LGBT people and issues in Spanish-language media in recent years.
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!
Spirit Day is quickly approaching and GLAAD’s Spanish-Language Media Team invites you share your stories of how you overcame a difficult situation related to acceptance. We plan to highlight some of the submitted stories on GLAAD Blog the week leading up to and after Spirit Day on October 20. Providing your stories will help amplify the stories of LGBT and ally voices of color that often go unheard.
El Día del Espíritu se aproxima y el equipo de Medios en Español de GLAAD quisiera invitarte a alzar la voz. Cuéntanos cómo lograste a superar una situación difícil relacionada a la aceptación. Queremos destacar las historias presentadas en nuestro blog para el Día del Espíritu. ¡Anímate! Participa para amplificar las historias de la comunidad LGBT y sus aliados.