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?
By Jesus Trivino | 04/06/2013 - 09:21
When a picture allegedly showing Daddy Yankee making out with another guy hit Twitter earlier this week, the reggaeton superstar had to once again take time out of his busy schedule to make it clear that he’s straighter than an arrow — twice.
By Sugey Palomares | 03/26/2013 - 17:21
As the Supreme Court reviews arguments today related to California’s Proposition 8, which bans same-sex marriage, the Latino public opinion on the issue is divided.
By Samantha Leal | 11/14/2012 - 12:23
There may be one more roadblock for conservatives trying to woo Latino voters -- Latino voters are more likely than the electorate in general to support gay marriage, according to exit polls reported by ABC News. The poll shows that the Latino population may play an important role in the expanding of legalized gay marriage across the country, reports the Huffington Post.
By Samantha Leal | 10/05/2012 - 12:00
Puerto Rican boxer Orlando Cruz has come out as a gay man, and in doing so has become the first openly gay man in the sport's history (while still competing).
By Samantha Leal | 07/11/2012 - 14:02
Latinos are slightly more likely than the general public to support legalizing gay marriage, according to an April poll released by the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) and the public opinion research compnay Social Science Research Solutions.
By Amaris Castillo | 12/07/2011 - 10:15
Ricky Martin is none too happy with Puerto Rico’s Senate right now.
Fox News Latino is reporting that the Boricua superstar has expressed disapproval over a move by the body to amend a hate-crime law. Why is the 39-year-old so upset, exactly? Because the change in the law would reportedly remove the protection for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people of Puerto Rico.
By Amaris Castillo | 10/14/2011 - 15:31
In a new Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) PSA campaign, Mario Lopez and Naya Rivera speak out against bullying gay and transgender youth. The Mexican American actor and Puerto Rican actress join a diverse group of celebrities in the campaign titled Amplify Your Voice!
By Amaris Castillo | 09/26/2011 - 12:00
Ricky Martin stood up against cyberbullying by changing his Twitter profile photo to that of a teenage boy who committed suicide after being picked on for being bisexual. The Puerto Rican singer himself came out of the closet in 2010, stating on his website that he was “a fortunate homosexual man” and blessed to be who he is.