Outfest

Flor Amargo
July 28, 2021
by GLAAD

Hot summer in the city: A few Latinx happenings

Wildly creative and queer musician Flor Amargo will be at the Levitt Pavilion in MacArthur Park on July 30, presented by La Banda Elástica, a Latin youth culture web destinaton. Known for her high-energy and playful public performances and featured on the soundtrack of "La Casa de las Flores," she is one of several musicians giving concerts at Levitt LA, which are free to the public, but you do have to sign up. And, of course, mask up!

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Surviving that night

He was a boy. Only 17. It was the night of his birthday and he was out celebrating. And then a nearly unspeakable thing happened. Life went on but Erick, the protagonist of the new documentary “One Taxi Ride” (“Un Viaje en Taxi”), never stopped being haunted by the event. In fact, the tagline is “He took a taxi one night… and arrived home 10 years later.”

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¡Aguas! Aristemo is back, MasterChef Latino’s Gay Contestants, and Outfest!

https://wearemitu.com/things-that-matter/queer-latinas-california-is-considering-funding-for-lesbian-bisexual-and-queer-health/Lots to catch on TV!

LGBTQ Latinx folks have had a few things to watch as of late, in both English and Spanish, including several segments for Pride month, including one on the history of Stonewall and profiles of LGBTQ Latinx leaders on the popular morning show Despierta América, by reporter Luis Sandoval. Two gay contestants were part of Telemundo’s MasterChef Latino cast – Dennis Escalante and Javier Seañez. You can catch the show on Sunday or at Telemundo.com. On the show, both chefs shared their experiences as gay men.

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