Posts by Monica Trasandes, Director of Spanish-Language Media at GLAAD

Monica Trasandes

'If you could see what I feel' - PSA aims to show the pain words can cause

A few months ago, after I did an interview in which I mentioned how hurtful insults and slurs can be, my dad called and brought up the subject. He said he was sorry if ever he had talked a certain way in front of me when I was young, if he'd used certain words that made fun of gay people. "We just didn't know back then, not to use those words. We had no idea. It's not something we talked about much."

Fundación Todo Mejora

Must See, Must Share: PSAs with a great message

Chile's Fundación Todo Mejora (It Gets Better) recently launched a great video campaign in which actors read letters from young people who have been or are being bulled. In one, an actor reads a letter from a student who says "I feel very alone. I thought I had friends but when people say homophobic things to me, no one says anything. I feel so alone.

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