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

"Campeones de la Igualdad" shares stories of LGBT families with millions of visitors

Spanish-language Univision news recently published a special multi-media package, "Campeones de la Igualdad" on its site that profiles some of the couples who helped bring about the historic Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage.Read More

Upstaged by the kids: George, Farid and their adorable twins at NY marriage rally

George Constantinou and Farid Ali-Lancheros were two of the many couples who shared their stories at an April 27 rally in New York City, and their message, in both English and Spanish, was beautiful—as are their kids, who stole the show.Read More

Great interview with Patricia Velasquez on "Al Rojo Vivo"

Actress, activist and former supermodel Patricia Velasquez's memoir is about to be published in Spanish and one of the first Spanish-language interviews, with "Al Rojo Vivo" on Telemundo, aired today.Read More

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).Read More

AP profiles LGBT-supportive Mexican band

Los Tigres del Norte have always enjoyed fan and critical success, and now their LGBT-supportive song "Era Diferente" is getting some attention.Read More

Brazilian show profiles leading advocates Toni Reis and David Harrad

Brazilian Toni Reis and partner David Harrad, originally from England, have been leading advocates in Brazil for many yearsRead More

Peru says: Ready now for relationship recognition!

A year after introduction by openly gay Peruvian legislator Carlos Bruce, relationship recognition for same-sex couples will finally be discussed next Tuesday, March 10 and advocates want legislators to know just how important this is. Read More

Problematic stories illuminate need for better coverage of transgender people

Sadly in recent months there's been a high number of deaths of transgender women, and with it some very problematic media coverageRead More
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