Univision offers supportive message to LGBT viewers at Copa América soccer tournament
The highly-anticipated Copa América Centenario soccer tournament began on Friday in the United States, and leading Spanish-language network Univision offered an on-air message of inclusion to LGBT viewers in anticipation of a homophobic chant that could, unfortunately, be heard at the tournament.
GLAAD calls on FIFA & US Soccer to stop homophobic chants
Tomorrow, June 3, in the United States the highly-anticipated Copa América Centenario soccer tournament kicks off and which will be watched by millions of soccer fans around the world. Unfortunately, there’s the potential that these fans will be hearing a homophobic chant, “eeehhh puto” which means “hey fag*ot.”
Let's talk about that word: Mexico's soccer team and anti-gay epithets
Mexico's national soccer team just released a campaign titled, loosely, "Together for soccer," that includes a video in which players discuss the need to respect everyone in their diverse audience. The need for such a campaign arises because Mexico's fans often chant "puto," an anti-gay pejorative in many Spanish-speaking countries.
Y los nominados de la 27ª edición de los Premios GLAAD son ... #glaadawards
GLAAD anunció los nominados de la 27ª edición de los Premios GLAAD para los Medios de Comunicación. Los Premios GLAAD reconocen y honran los medios por la representación equitativa, exacta, justa e inclusiva de la comunidad LGBT y los temas que afectan sus vidas. Los Premios GLAAD también apoyan el trabajo de GLAAD de amplificar las historias de la comunidad LGBT y los temas que contribuyen al apoyo para la igualdad.
An anthem to love from a popular judge on Univision's La Banda
A judge from the popular boy band competition show on Univision has a released a song and video dedicated to true love that includes a lesbian couple and a gay couple.
Increíble apoyo para #SpiritDay para llamar atención al bullying
Hoy es #SpiritDay cuando nos vestimos de morada para llamar atención al bullying o acoso escolar en contra de jóvenes LGBT. Entre los participantes ya se han sumado el elenco de Un Nuevo Día en Telemundo y el elenco de Despierta América en Univision.
Amazing support & a Spirit Day video from Peru
Support for #SpiritDay continues to grow. Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen turned her Twitter profile photo purple. And lots of celebrities joined us including Lila Downs, Patricia Velásquez, and many more celebrities from Spanish-language media networks Univision and Telemundo plan to participate.
Latino celebs going purple for Spirit Day
GLAAD's Spanish-Language and Latino Media team has been reaching out to Latino celebrities, including many who star in Spanish-Language shows seen in the U.S. but also internationally, asking them to participate in Spirit Day. And they are stepping up to send a message of love and support to LGBT youth and against bullying.