Posts by Monica Trasandes, Director of Programs, Spanish-Language and Latinx Media

LGBTQ advocates get ready to March June 30

LGBTQ activists will be joining millions of people Saturday, June 30 in marches nationwide to protest refugee family separation and the treatment of detainees. Many LGBTQ immigrants, particularly transgender women, have suffered in detention facilities that often put them in dangerous situations.

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Hollywood show runners stand up for refugee families

Like so many of us, writer and showrunner Tanya Saracho of Vida, on Starz, was shocked at media images of refugee children separated from their families.

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Popular morning show Despierta América participates in #SpiritDay

The cast of the morning show Despierta América sported purple today and talked about #SpiritDay.

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Dream becomes nightmare: Dany Vargas saw her loved ones deported and now faces ouster

Despite Trump administration assurances that only violent individuals are being targeted for deportation, many others, including LGBTQ immigrants are being rounded up and face ouster.

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Anuncio de nominados para Premios GLAAD

En los Estados Unidos, México, Centroamérica y Latinoamérica estamos viendo crecer la aceptación de personas gays, lesbianas, bisexuales y transgénero (LGBT).

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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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Univision offers supportive message to LGBT viewers at Copa América soccer tournament

The highly-anticipated Copa América Centenario soccer tournament began on Friday in the United States, and leading Spanish-language network Univision offered an on-air message of inclusion to LGBT viewers in anticipation of a homophobic chant that could, unfortunately, be heard at the tournament.Read More
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