Topics :: Hispanics

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Young, Hispanic and Gay: Long Beach’s New Mayor Makes History

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Jun 6, 2014
New Long Beach, Calif., Mayor Robert Garcia makes history as the city’s first gay and Hispanic mayor.

Miami Beach to Celebrate LGBT Hispanic Pride

Sunday Aug 26, 2012
Coming back bigger & stronger for its 2nd year, the Celebrate ORGULLO Festival, showcasing LGBT Hispanic Pride, will once again hit the sands of Miami Beach on Saturday, October 6th, 2012 on Ocean Drive.

"Celebrate Orgullo®" To Honor LGBT Hispanic Pride

Wednesday Aug 24, 2011
On Saturday, October 1, the first-ever "Celebrate Orgullo®" event will take place in Lummus Park on Miami Beach.  "Orgullo" is Spanish for "Pride," and this event celebrates South Florida’s LGBT Hispanic community.

Boston’s Hispanic Black Gay Coalition Hosts Monthly Book Clubs

Wednesday Jul 20, 2011
The purpose of the HBGC book club is twofold: (1) to promote the work of LGBT authors of color, many of whom are not well known and/or self-published; and (2) provide a forum to discuss issues that are unique to members of the LGBT community.

First Gay, Hispanic Man Appointed to Oregon Tourism Board

Wednesday Jun 22, 2011
In his 6 years with the Jupiter Hotel, Mr. Munguia has established himself as a key player in Oregon’s tourism industry, specifically through his involvement with the Hispanic and LGBT communities of the greater Portland area.

’My Family’s Acceptance Saved My Life’

By E.J. Plata | Friday Dec 10, 2010
A Hispanic young adult explains how the acceptance of his family -- especially his ex-Marine dad -- saved him from depression & worse, in a first-person essay written exclusively for EDGE.

How to Stem Gay People of Color’s High HIV Infection Rates

By Michael D. Shankle and Uriah Bell | Wednesday Dec 1, 2010
Nowhere is the AIDS crisis more pronounced than in black and Hispanic men who have sex with men. Two renowned experts in the field discuss why the rates of infection are so high for gay men of color -- and what can be done to stem the tide.

Census campaign targets tech-savvy Hispanic youth

By Jacob Adelman | Thursday Mar 11, 2010
Groups pushing for robust Hispanic participation in the 2010 census are enlisting a new corps of foot-soldiers in their battle to reach that hard-to-count demographic: tech-savvy, smart-phone-toting young people.

Third-Generation Hispanics More in Favor of Marriage Equality

By Hope Yen | Friday Dec 11, 2009
According to a new study, young U.S.-born Hispanics tend to be less conservative than immigrants, at least on cultural issues.
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