Friday, October 20, 2017

Gay Latino Community Seeks to Strengthen One Year After Pulse Nightclub Shootings

In the year following the Orlando shootings at Pulse nightclub, the men and others affected by the shootings have sought to strengthen their wounded community by forming supports groups and community organizations, seeking out seats at the tables of power, and creating a foundation to champion gays and Latinos. Prior to the shootings, many gay […]

The Orlando Massacre’s Effect on the Latino Community

It is understandable why most early news coverage of the massacre at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando characterized it a massive anti-LGBT hate crime. Reports were that a popular gay nightclub was the site of the deadliest mass shooting in United States history. Later, some politicians failed to acknowledge the LGBT connection to the massacre, opting […]

Clinton Launches ‘LGBT for Hillary’ Alongside Ricky Martin

This week, as polls show she is the preferred choice of some 56% of Democratic party members, Hillary Clinton launched ‘LGBT for Hillary,’ and initiative aimed at organizing LGBT voters for her presidential campaign and enlisted singer Ricky Martin and tennis legend Billie Jean King, two out celebrities, to roll out the new initiative on […]

Comentarios From Maria: Achievements to Celebrate This Thanksgiving Day

We must celebrate President Obama and his administration’s hard fought policy achievements in the face of partisanship, division and inaction, and give thanks as Americans and be proud that the president’s achievements are achievements for us all. We’re almost ready to end the year and ring in 2016. But first, as has been done in […]

Latino GLBT History Project Announces 9th Annual Hispanic LGBTQ Heritage Awards – Immigrant Roots: Paving the Way for Today  

The Latino GLBT History Project (LHP) announced it will host its 9th Annual Hispanic LGBTQ Heritage Awards Friday, September 12, honoring prominent LGBT Latinos and activists for their steadfast commitment to advancing equality. The event, which purposefully coincides with Hispanic Heritage Month, will feature a bilingual digital historical exhibition that captures the multifaceted contributions and […]

Guest Blogger Series: Alan Acosta “Fighting HIV/AIDS in the Latino Community”

Each December, we stop for a day to raise awareness about the AIDS pandemic, to commemorate those who have died and advocate for increased access to prevention and treatment services for those who are living with the disease. And while December has become a time to reflect on the battle against HIV, we all know […]