Posts by Janet Arelis Quezada, Senior Strategist, Spanish-Language & Latinx Media

MiTú features interesting stories on coming out Latin@ style

MiTú, an online media network features stories of Latino@s coming out their families both in a video and in an online essay. Read More

Transgender immigrants not safe in US detention centers

Current campaigns related to transgender immigrants in detention call for the release of Christina Lopez and stopping the proposed transfer of transgender immigrants to a facility far away from potential support and assistance. Read More

“White People” premiering tonight, touches on hot-button issues

Jose Antonio Vargas, the Pulitzer Prize winning, openly gay advocate who came out as undocumented on the cover of Time Magazine, has created a new documentary that premieres tonight. “White People” looks at power, privilege and race, as we can see from the teasers. The documentary is part of “Look Different,” a multiyear combination of on-air and digital content plus the power of social media – to give youth the tools and the forum to discuss racial, gender and LGBT inequality in society.Read More

Voices left out of the Papal Visit to Paraguay

The many peoples in Latin America and the United states both in and outside the Catholic sphere are taking the opportunity of the Papal visit to the region to manifest their truths challenging the Vatican's policies and calling upon their current highest representative to clarify his actions and beliefs with respect to their communities. Read More

LGBT people in Spanish-language media

Part of our work here at GLAAD is to monitor the representation of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in the media.

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LGBT immigrant groups and allied advocates are calling for an end to detention

LGBT immigrant groups such as United We Dream and allied advocates are calling for Homeland Security to protect LGBT immigrants from sexual assault and find alternatives to detention.

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Mexican Supreme Court rules in favor of same-sex couples

This week, the Mexican Supreme Court has effectively upheld marriage equality, according to The New York Times.Read More

Glaad's Spanish-language media director interviewed on Cafe CNN in Atlanta

During GLAAD's Southern Stories Summer Bus Tour, Spanish-language and Latino Media Director Monica Trasandes visited Cafe CNN. Read More
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