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Tuesday, November 8th, 2011

Clinics In Ecuador Use Torture To “Cure Homosexuality”

While some places in Latin America have made great strides in terms of promoting gay rights, such as legalizing same-sex marriage in Mexico City and Argentina, others remain far behind the curve.  According to an email being circulated by the site Change.org,  “ex-gay clinics” in Ecuador use methods akin to torture in attempts to cure

Tuesday, August 9th, 2011

News Taco To Go: “Latinos”, Ceviche, Obama And Lesbians

Note To The LA Times: I’m A Mexican Genius Ceviche A La Mexicana Obama Admin Makes Secure Communities Mandatory Latina Lesbians Deal With Racism, Homophobia And More

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011

Feeling LA Nostalgia In New Jersey

I now realize how naïve my left-sided, LA politics have made me. They do not mean much outside of California, particularly when it comes to gay marriage. I learned this the hard way on a recent trip to the...

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

News Taco To Go: Latinos, College, Georgia & Gays

The Top 10 Latino Ethnic Groups In The US Less Than 6 Million Latino Adults Have A College Degree Civil Rights Groups Take Georgia Immigration Law To Court Anti-Gay Latino Show Canceled After Complaints

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

News Taco To Go: Budget, Pope, Gays, Libya And The Pope

Crude oil prices are rising, given the unrest in the Middle East, this will translate to higher gas prices. Congress is figuring out how to fund government for a while before they come to a final budget...

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

NewsTaco To Go: Budget Cuts, Gas Prices, Gays, PTSD And Wisconsin

Wisconsin lawmakers have agreed to put an end to debating the bill that would strip state employees of collective bargaining rights, a vote could come as soon as noon. GOP budget cuts would drag down the economy,...

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

Univisión: A Little Homophobic

Univisión recently posted the most ridiculous poll on their website, asking whether it would be okay for a priest to call gays derogatory names. Blabbeando took screen shots of the poll in question, Univisión removed it after...

Monday, December 13th, 2010

First Latina, Openly Gay Woman On Colorado Supreme Court

Monica Marquez became the first Latina, and openly gay, member of the Colorado Supreme Court Saturday. She’s super smart, educated at Yale and Stanford, and her father, retired Colorado Supreme Court Judge José D.L. Marquez, swore his...

Friday, November 5th, 2010

Being (Gay) Ricky Martin

If you’ve been at all interested or influenced by the Latino media in your life, you have to know about Ricky Martin.  Not only was one of the original Latino heartthrobs of my generation, but he was...

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

Latino Gays All Have HIV/AIDS!

As a student of the social sciences I am currently working on several research projects, one of which involves Latino gay men. Unhappily for me, trying to find resources about this demographic that doesn't revolve around HIV/AIDS,...