Vicci Martinez at the NAACP Theatre Awards
Singer Vicci Martinez on Coming Out: "I Believed God Cared More About Me Loving and Being Loved" (EXCLUSIVE)
By Helen Ubinas | 04/26/2013 - 12:12

President Barack Obama made history when he talked about gay rights in his inaugural speech — proof that support for same-sex marriage is growing. But the change of attitude is even more apparent in the usually socially conservative Latino community than among the general public. In 2006, 56 percent of Latinos opposed same-sex marriage. Now 52 percent say they support it. Times are changing, and so are our feelings about our gay hermanos y hermanas.

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Mollie Olgin and Mary Kristene Chapa
Gay Latina Teens Shot in Texas - One Killed, The Other in Hospital
By Samantha Leal | 07/02/2012 - 12:39

Two teens were shot in a park in Portland, Texas on June 23, one of them fatally. Mollie Judith Olgin, 19, and Mary Kristene Chapa, 18, were found in knee-deep grass in a nature area park in Portland by a couple that Saturday morning, reported Corpus Christi Caller Times. Olgin, whose father is Hispanic, was found dead.


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