Demi Lovato at My Big Night Out
13 Latino Celebs Who Are LGBT Allies & Supporters
By Latina Staff | 06/25/2014 - 11:40

"Equality for all," is the message that many Latino celebrities are supporting.


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10 Latino Celebs Who Openly Support The Gay Community
10 Latino Celebs Who Openly Support The Gay Community
By Andrew Villagomez | 08/06/2013 - 12:40

It's been a proactive and encouraging summer for ally Latinos who support the gay community.

Howie Dorough and the Backstreet Boys preformed in a famous gay club during Pride and included positive nod to gay marriage in a new music video; Jennifer Lopez's hit show, The Fosters, focuses around a same-sex household; and Naya Rivera continues to grow as a new gay icon for the younger generation.


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Pope Says Gays Should Not Be Judged
Pope Says Gays Should Not Be Judged
By Amaris Castillo | 07/29/2013 - 11:39

Pope Francis surely raised many eyebrows after recently saying that gay people should not be not be judged or marginalized.

According to Yahoo! News, this statement is perhaps the most conciliatory statement from any pontiff with regards to the LGBT community.

The 76-year-old leader of the Roman Catholic Church made this candid statement to journalists during a plane ride back to Rome from a visit to Brazil.


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DREAMers & LGBT Community to Support "Undocuqueer" Wedding
DREAMers & LGBT Community Support "Undocuqueer" Wedding
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/10/2013 - 13:46

DREAMers and the LGBT community gathered together in Washington D.C. yesterday to take part in two ceremonies -- the National DREAM Act Graduation and a marriage between a bi-national lesbian couple -- and show their support for equality for all.


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Latin Celebs React to Supreme Court Striking Down DOMA and Prop 8
Celebs React to Gay Marriage News
By Amaris Castillo | 06/26/2013 - 15:19

This morning was a historic one for the LGBT community and its allies after the Supreme Court struck down on a provision of the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act (known as DOMA), as well as California's same-sex marriage ban (best known as Proposition 8 or Prop 8).


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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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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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Ricky Martin Against Plan
Ricky Martin Rallies Against New Hate Crime Laws
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.


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