All posts tagged "hispanic"

  • Honoring Heroes

    Despite the fact that José Gutierrez is one of Washington's prominent gay, Latino activists, he says he has never received an invitation to take part...

  • Screening for Staff

    It's not always easy to see the problems other people face. For gays and lesbians who were born in the United States, for example, it...

  • Revealing struggles

    Dilcia Molina is not a criminal. Yet in Honduras, where she was born and raised, the 42-year-old lesbian and mother of two says she was...

  • Local News Briefs

    Jova to be liaison to GLLU, Chief Lanier Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Alberto Jova told the Gertrude Stein Democratic Club that he would be working...

  • The Passionate Pragmatist

    When the wheels of Washington's gay community are turning, it seems that Mario Acosta-Vélez is never far away. Perhaps it's his presidential post at the...

  • Life Savers

    While art may be famously hard to define, in the case of Art for Life it's easy to define it as a lifesaver. Over 12...

  • Honoring Latino Contributions

    The offices of The Center looks like so many others in the district, with drop-ceilings and industrial carpeting. Through Oct. 15, however, The Center is...

  • Home Work

    April was a banner month for Latin@s en Accion -- literally. The local group, championing the metro area's GLBT Latino community, joined the National March...

  • Trans-American

    When Ruby Corado arrived in the Washington area as an immigrant from El Salvador, she was a teenager. She was also male. ''What marked the...

  • Log Cabin's Councillor

    In the middle of March, new members were sworn-in for the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA). Considering the epidemic's disproportionate infection rate in the...

  • Lost in Translation

    Reading one of the area's Spanish-language newspapers can offer a sort of cultural departure from mainstream America. Readers will likely find more soccer coverage in...

  • Paul Kawata

    When Paul Kawata agreed to serve as executive director of the National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) in 1989, the organization had a staff of four...

  • Art With Heart

        From tsunamis to earthquakes, hurricanes to mudslides, the past year has been rough. Those in a position to donate may feel tapped out....

  • The Heat Is On

    As the saying goes, if it looks like a duck, swims like a duck and quacks like a duck, it's probably a duck. But when...

  • A Phoenix from the Flames

    This time last year, LLEGÓ was suffering ill health. That this organization -- the sole national organization representing the LGBT Latino/a community exclusively -- would...

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