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All posts tagged "hispanic"

  • Diversity and Unity

    I am originally from Usulután, El Salvador, where I founded Mi Nueva Familia, a working group for fellow transgender women living with HIV. Almost four...

  • Latino Pride Split

    A schism among organizers of D.C.'s Latino Pride celebration has resulted in two different sets of events in the days leading up to Capital Pride's...

  • National LGBT Briefs: Orbit, Arthur and La Raza Launch

    Kameny Namesake Joins List of Heavenly Bodies While the late gay-rights pioneer Frank Kameny – a D.C. local who died Oct. 11, 2011, at the...

  • Ruby Corado to Open LGBT Latino Resource Center

    Everybody is welcome at Casa Ruby. That's the pitch from local transgender activist Ruby Corado, who plans to open an LGBT-targeted resource center in Columbia...

  • David M. Pérez

    Some gay people grow up to run screaming from conservative Christian upbringings. Not David M. Pérez. This Southern California native embraced the values of his...

  • Occupational Art

    ''It's a real mix, and a real attempt to bring our local artists together,'' says Quique Aviles. The actor and performer has essentially created a...

  • Paying Homage

    Every night just before performing his one-man show, Jorge ''Jay'' Alvarez has a moment of panic. ''Oh my God, do I have this in me...

  • Coverboy: René

    There was a time when René, 21, growing up in Aurora, Ill., was in the shadows, suffering the bullies in elementary and middle school. Then...

  • Living the Life

    This year will be 24-year-old Jonathan Bascope's third year performing at the Capital Pride Festival. But this year also marks a first for the Northern...

  • Empowered in Mount Pleasant

    On June 8 La Clinica del Pueblo welcomed members of the local LGBT community to see the site that will house its youth drop-in center,...

  • Four for More

    On the morning of this year's Capital Pride Parade, Saturday, June 12, organizers of the fourth annual Capital Trans Pride will give guests the opportunity...

  • Culture and Recruiting

    Like the five other LGBT organizations in the District sharing space with The Center, the area's LGBT community center at 1810 14th St. NW, the...

  • José Ramirez

    The 2009 Next Generation Awards: Where Are They Now? As Metro Weekly honors the second round of Next Generation awardees, one of the 2009 crop...

  • Cesar Ayala

    ''Dreams do come true,'' says Cesar Ayala. ''Look at me, I made it to the top three.'' Ayala, 22, woke up screaming with joy the...

  • Rick Garcia, Chicago

    Rick Garcia (Photo by Kat Fitzgerald / Windy City Times) Rick Garcia is not attending the Equality March as the political director of Equality Illinois,...