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Southern-California based Latino health and social services organization BIENESTAR has launched its latest public education campaign to promote acceptance and support and eradicate homophobia.
Daniel Hernandez, who helped save the life of Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords after a 2011 shooting, spent much of the last week sharing his story on several media outlets and serving as a great openly gay Latino role model.
Over 150 LGBT Latino advocates and allies convened at Creating Change's first-ever Latino Institute.
On December 20, Latino LGBT and ally advocates announced the launch of Unión=Fuerza, the first Latino Institute at Creating Change, the annual conference that brings LGBT people and allies together for workshops and discussions about the work being done to advocate for LGBT equality.
In a recent interview with Latina.com, actress Sara Ramírez reaffirmed her commitment and support as an ally to the LGBT community.
GLAAD’s Director of Spanish-Language Media Monica Trasandes was recently profiled by Latina.com as part of its Inspiring Latina series.
Over a dozen Latino organizations are participating in Spirit Day this year, ensuring that the message of acceptance and respect for LGBT youth is reaching as many Americans as possible.
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.