Posts by Brian Pacheco, Associate Director of Communications, Media Awards

GLAAD to The Hill: Congress's dysfunction is not our country's dysfunction

In an op-ed, GLAAD's acting president denounces Congress' political games in the immigration reform debate that play with the lives of real people.Read More

GLAAD at Work: Continuing to educate journalists about fair coverage of LGBT people

The San Diego Press Club will be hosting its first-ever panel discussion addressing the media coverage of the LGBT community, with GLAAD's own Monica Trasandes as a featured panelist. Read More

Congress, these are real people's lives: Stop draconian amendments to immigration reform

GLAAD and other LGBT groups decry Senate's proposed amendments to immigration reform bill that make draconian demands for excessive and unfair enforcement provisions and border armament.Read More

GLAAD and other LGBT groups speak out on exclusion of gay binational couples from immigration reform

GLAAD and other LGBT groups are disappointed about UAFA being excluded, but affirm support to ensure immigration reform includes everybody.Read More

GLAAD and other LGBT groups speak out on immigration reform

GLAAD and other LGBT groups call on Congress to maintain family unity at the heart of immigration reform. The groups support changes to the immigration bill that will provide an accessible pathway to citizenship, and ardently oppose draconian amendments that would make immigrants permanent second-class citizens. Read More

The Advocate Calls Novel by GLAAD Staffer a "Must Read"

A novel by GLAAD's Monica Trasandes was recently included in the Advocate's "20 Must-Read Books We Missed Last Year," calling it a "tender and languid look at love, loneliness, and transformation. Beautifully done." Read More

WATCH: Gay Latino Binational Couple Fights for Their Dreams

In this moving video op-ed, journalist Jens Erik Gould profiles the dreams of this gay Latino couple, as well as their fears and the uncertainty caused by lack of federal protections as a gay couple and because of an unjust immigration system. Read More

Guest Post: Gay Undocumented Latino's Mother's Day Wish for Mom

Today is Mother’s Day and in honor of my mother and undocumented mothers across the country I commit to continue to fight to ensure they are protected from deportations and are not left out from a pathway to citizenship. She inspired me to have the courage to say proudly and unashamedly: I am queer and undocumented. I am UndocuQueer.Read More
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