Increíble apoyo para #SpiritDay para llamar atención al bullying
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.
Many voices; LGBT Latin@ organizing for change
A round up of Latin@ LGBT and allied organizing around the country showing the diversity of the people and groups involved. Events include a gathering in Los Angeles for the first International Day of Transgender Survivors on April 18th, a Latino Queer Arts and Film Festival April 16-19 also in Los Angeles and an awards presentation by GALALEI in Philadelphia on April 24th.
Remembering César Chávez
Honoring Civil Rights César Chávez on his birthday. Many LGBT advocates remember him as an early ally and mark his day in solidarity with the groups working on just wages, dignity, reform and justice throughout the country.
Hold Alaska Representative Don Young Accountable for Anti-Latino Comments
Following public outcry after U.S. Representative Don Young (R-AK) used a racial slur to describe immigrant farm workers during a radio interview this week, Young issued what many are considering a half-hearted apology.
Latino Organizations Proudly Support #SpiritDay
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.
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.