AZ Sheriff, Congressional Candidate Threatens To Deport Gay Lover

AZ Sheriff, Congressional Candidate Threatens To Deport Gay Lover

February 20, 2012

Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu resigned his post as co-chair of the Mitt Romney campaign in Arizona after Phoenix New Times reported that he threatened a former lover with deportation […]

California’s Gay Marriage Ban Ruled Unconstitutional

February 7, 2012

The appeals panel of the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court in San Francisco ruled today that California’s ban on same-sex marriage violates the constitutional right to equal protection.

Domestic Partner Benefits Approved In San Antonio

September 23, 2011

The City of San Antonio, under the leadership of Mayor Julián Castro, recently voted to give health benefits to the domestic partners of city employees. Predictably, there was some protest […]

Latino Artist Creates Own Business Model, Thrives

September 2, 2011

To chat with Franco Mondini-Ruiz is to be sucked into his world — art museums, New York City, Mexican mothers, San Antonio art society, gay parties, baroque wedding cakes, 18th […]

Latina Lesbians Deal With Racism, Homophobia And More

August 8, 2011

A new study released at the end of July shows that Latinas who are lesbians face racism from within and without their LGBTQ communities, as well as homophobia and sexism. […]

Bien Hecho: Catherine Pino’s Efforts For LGBT Latinos

July 26, 2011

The National Council of La Raza recently was set to honor Catherine Pino, who has been working towards social justice for Latinos and the LGBT community for years. My Latino […]

70% Of LGBT Hate Crime Victims Are Minorities

July 18, 2011

You may recall that 62% of hate crimes are committed against Latinos, or that hate crimes in Washington, D.C. are increasingly against Latinos, and now a new report shows that […]