Report: 1.4 Latino Adults Identify as LGBT
Report: 1.4 Million Latino Adults Identify as LGBT
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/03/2013 - 15:00

According to a new report by the UCLA Williams Institute, an estimated 1.4 million of adult Latinos in the United States consider themselves lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) and 29 percent of Latino same-sex couples are raising children.

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Pope Francis Calls For Reform, Acceptance Of Gay People
Pope Francis Calls For Reform, Acceptance Of Gay People
By Cristina Arreola | 09/20/2013 - 09:38

Pope Francis desires a “new balance” in the Catholic Church, asking for greater involvement of women and less condemnation towards gay people. 

In an interview with an Italian Jesuit journal, Pope Francis, who was elected in March, stresses the need for reform in the Catholic Church, stating that the first change must be one of “attitude.” 

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Rodrigo Borda and Sergio Miranda marry in Uruguay
Meet the First Uruguayan Gay Couple to Sign Up for Marriage
By Amaris Castillo | 08/06/2013 - 12:11

A longtime couple was the first to register under Uruguay's new "marriage equality law" in the early hours of Monday morning. According to Fox News Latino, TV producer Sergio Miranda and artist Rodrigo Borda signed up at Montevideo's civil registry.

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Benjamin Medrano
Mexico's First Openly Gay Mayor
By Amaris Castillo | 07/19/2013 - 11:46

Mexico has a new mayor named Benjamin Medrano – and he’s openly gay. According to the Huffington Post Latino Voices, this is a first for the United States’ southern neighbor.

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LGBT Community Rejoice! Supreme Court Strikes Down DOMA
LGBT Community Rejoice! Supreme Court Strikes Down Defense of Marriage Act and Prop 8
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/26/2013 - 10:30

It's a historic time for the LGBT community! The Supreme Court struck down on a provision of the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and California's same-sex marriage ban, known as Proposition 8, this morning.

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LGBT Family Acceptance
Family Acceptance is Main Concern for LGBT Latino Youth
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/21/2013 - 15:34

Being a young LGBT is not easy, but being an LGBT Latino is probably even harder! According to an article by the Huffington Post, the biggest concern for LGBT Latino youth is family acceptance.

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Best Spots for Gays in Latin America
The Best Gay-Friendly Travel In Spain & Latin America
By Irina Gonzalez | 06/16/2013 - 11:00

If you’re an LGBT couple, family or even ally planning a vacation, it’s not always clear where you can and can’t travel safely.

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Ozzy Soto and Jay Santiago at high school graduation
Latino Gay Couple Says They Were Technically the First LGBT "Cutest Couple"
By Amaris Castillo | 06/05/2013 - 11:42

After Dylan Meehan and Brad Taylor won Internet fame after being voted “cutest couple” at their high school, another gay couple in New York has come forward to claim they were they were the first gay couple to receive a similar accolade.

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What Does It Mean to be an LGBT Latino in 2013?
What Does It Mean to be an LGBT Latino in 2013?
By Caroline Murray | 05/31/2013 - 10:16

On any given week this year—minus a public scandal or two—immigration reform and same-sex marriage will take turns as the hottest political topic in America. While many Americans sit back and watch these two movements take their course, there’s one group that will fight both battles tirelessly: the LGBT Latino community.

With an abundance of challenges that come with being an LGBT Latino, some wonder how this community will prioritize their battle. In other words, which is more pressing: gay rights or immigration rights?

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Cuba Gay Rights March
LGBT Community in Cuba Celebrates Day Against Homophobia And Transphobia
By Sugey Palomares | 05/20/2013 - 12:44

The streets of Havana were home to colorful marches, cultural events, and drag shows during the celebrations for International Day Against Homophobia & Transphobia last Friday. The event’s scheduled included a gala bash at the capital's infamous Karl Marx Theater, where drag performers took the stage along with the popular musical group Los Van Van.

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