Latina Waitress Denied Tip For Being Gay
Waitress Denied Tip For Being Gay
By Cristina Arreola | 11/18/2013 - 09:19

New Jersey waitress and former Marine, Dayna Morales, was expecting a tip after doing her job and serving a party of four last Wednesday.

Instead, she received a hateful handwritten note from the patrons. It read: “I’m sorry, but I cannot tip because I do not agree with your lifestyle and the way you live your life.”


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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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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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Michelle Rodriguez
Michelle Rodriguez Directly Addresses Her Sexuality
By Mariela Rosario | 03/10/2011 - 11:15

Michelle Rodriguez opened up at the recent premiere of her upcoming alien thriller Battle: Los Angeles and directly addressed the questions that have surrounded her sexuality for years. Many media outlets have speculated that the actress was a lesbian and she was linked back in 2006 to her Bloodrayne costar Kristanna Loken.


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Wilson Cruz
EXCLUSIVE: Wilson Cruz on Sara Ramirez in 'Grey's Anatomy': "It's a Groundbreaking Role"
By Lee Hernandez | 01/13/2011 - 15:58

Actor Wilson Cruz was one of the first Latinos to play gay on TV when he was Rickie Vasquez on the cult-classic, My So Called Life. In tonight's all-new episode of Grey’s Anatomy (airing at 9/8c on ABC), Cruz stars as a gay man whose life partner gets into a tragic accident on the day of their wedding. 


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Mexican Lesbian Couple Claims Refugee Status in Canada
By Diana Buendia | 07/20/2009 - 12:00

Lesbian lovers Norma Angelica Gomez, 33, and Alina Gallegos Lee, 34, have claimed refugee status in an attempt to avoid being deported back to Mexico from their current residence in Toronto, Canada. The couple claim that they are constantly harassed by Mexican police for being in a same-sex relationship.


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