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

Dominican presidential candidate disparages LGBT people during appearances in New York

Hipolito Mejia, former president of the Dominican Republic and potential candidate once again made derogatory and offensive anti-gay statements while he was meeting with supporters in the New York/New Jersey area. Read More

Remembering César Chávez

Honoring Civil Rights César Chávez on his birthday. Many LGBT advocates remember him as an early ally and mark his day in solidarity with the groups working on just wages, dignity, reform and justice throughout the country.Read More

Puerto Rican administration no longer defending marriage ban

The Governor of Puerto Rico and his administration decided to no longer defend the marriage equality ban. Advocate Pedro Julio Serrano from Puerto Rico Para Tod@s reacts.Read More

Queer, undocumented visual artist Julio Salgado speaks out

An artist speaks out through his visual work about being both undocumented and LGBT. He answered GLAAD's questions about his work and shared some of his pieces to accompany the interview.Read More

Salvadorans decry the high rate of anti-LGBTI hate crimes

In a video message, Salvadorans speak out about the high rate of anti-LGBTI hate crimes in the country and ask for culture wide change to keep them from happening.Read More

Moms speak out in support of their LGBT children

Co-founder of Somos Familia and founder of Out Proud Families, Laurin Mayeno, gives moms a space to talk about what they have learned as parents of LGBT and mixed raced children. The mom's share reflections on their journeys. Read More

National outlet names Texas LGBT advocate an 'Inspiring Latina'

A national outlet profiles a Texas LGBT advocate in their magazine, as part of their inspiring Latina series. The Houston area advocate has been part of local and statewide efforts.Read More

Not sharing anything but our common humanity: Why everyone can strive to be an ally #GotYourBack

I was returning from work, a little tired as I left the bus when an older man approached me wanting to talk. The Latino man in blue jeans with gray hair probably in his 50s kept staring at me. Finally he said "I've seen you on t.v.

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