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Orgullo Gay: Big-Time Celebration at Mexico City LGBT Pride

Mark Chesnut | Posted 06.30.2016 | Queer Voices
Mark Chesnut

It was colorful. It was political. It was flamboyant. It was touching. And I wouldn't have expected anything less when about 100,000 people converged in the center of Mexico City on June 27, for the 37th edition of the Marcha por el Orgullo Gay, the annual Mexico City LGBT pride march and festival that grows in scope every year.

Divide And Conquer: How The Exclusion Of LGBT Latinos Weakens Our Community

Iván Espinoza-Madrigal | Posted 04.21.2013 | Latino Voices
Iván Espinoza-Madrigal

We should ensure that we use our political power to protect our entire community. Any plan for immigration reform that is not inclusive of LGBT couples and families threatens to weaken, undermine and divide us. We should reject proposals that do not encompass all our families.

LGBT Latino Activists Breaking Barriers

Posted 06.05.2012 | Latino Voices

Despite general misconception that Latinos are conservative when it comes to gay marriage, a study by the Pew Hispanic Center found that 59 percent of...

Latina Transgender Given Award By The Justice Department

The Huffington Post | Laura Steiner | Posted 04.27.2012 | Latino Voices

The Justice Department's National Crime Victim Service Award honors individuals and programs that provide services to victims of crime. Many of the se...

STUDY: Majority Of Latinos Say Homosexuality 'Should Be Accepted'

Posted 04.08.2012 | Latino Voices

A study released by the Pew Hispanic Center on Wednesday found that 59 percent of U.S. Latinos say homosexuality should be accepted by society. Secon...

Busboy At The Ivy Says He Was Fired Because He's HIV Positive

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 03.30.2012 | Los Angeles

38-year-old Reymundo Martinez became HIV positive a few months after he started working as a busboy for The Ivy, a Beverly Hills-adjacent restaurant p...

Gabriel Lerner

WATCH: Gay Siblings Tell Of Coming Out To Their Traditional Latino Family | Gabriel Lerner | Posted 03.25.2012 | Latino Voices

It is natural for parents to daydream about their children's future and to worry about the things which may cause misery or harm to them. In many Hisp...

PHOTOS: Barrier Breakers: Top Gay Latino Activists

Posted 03.07.2012 | Latino Voices

One published a book about life in the Bronx growing up as a gay Latino. Another held dual honors as the first Latino and first openly gay man to be e...

El Chanclaso: Top 5 Aplausos of 2011

Voto Latino | Posted 02.27.2012 | Latino Voices
Voto Latino

While numerous individuals received chanclasos, a few individuals and one music program also received aplausos for their hard work and invaluable contribution to making society better.