Patricia Velasquez

A few Spanish-language films to discover (or re-discover) during the holidays

At this time of year, it’s not uncommon to find yourself at home with a bit of leisure time on your hands. If you’re craving some Latinx LGBTQ-friendly films, here are a few suggestions of films to rent or go out and see.

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Amazing support & a Spirit Day video from Peru

Support for #SpiritDay continues to grow. Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen turned her Twitter profile photo purple. And lots of celebrities joined us including Lila Downs, Patricia Velásquez, and many more celebrities from Spanish-language media networks Univision and Telemundo plan to participate.

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Latino celebs going purple for Spirit Day

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.

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Queriendo más y más: "Más Negro Que La Noche" left us wanting more LGBT inclusion en español

GLAAD's film report, "The Studio Responsibility Index" released April 15 includes the Spanish-language horror film Mas Negro Que La Noche from Pantelion Films, a joint venture of Lionsgate Entertainment and Grupo Televisa. In it, a young woman, Greta, inherits a crumbling estate and moves there with a few friends, including best friend Pilar who appears to be in love with Greta and is later seen flirting with another woman (Eréndira Ibarra who also played a lesbian on the terrific Mexican novela Las Aparacio).

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GLAAD @ Work: Latino LGBT voices in Colorado, Dragon Age: Inquisition, and more

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