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Jun 4, 2015

Familia es Familia Releases Ad Highlighting Latino Support for the Freedom to Marry

This week Familia es Familia – a project of Freedom to Marry – released an ad in Texas highlighting supermajority Latino support for the freedom to marry. The ad will run in San Antonio, El Paso, McAllen, and Laredo on Univision stations.

Jul 28, 2014

From the Supreme Court to the Family Table: What Prop 8 Means for Latino Same-Sex Couples in California a Year Later

As Latinos, we were taught at an early age the meaning of familia -- family. Our families are at the center of everything we do. They are there for us during quinceañeras, graduations, weddings, and even trips to the emergency room.

Jul 25, 2014

A New Dawn for Marriage Equality in Florida

It’s a historic time for marriage equality in the United States.

Jul 24, 2014

Standing on Principle

Earlier this year, VOZ Worker’s Rights Education Project, an immigrant rights organization based in Portland, OR, lost critical funding after it refused to sever ties with the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) over NCLR’s support of same-sex marriage.

Mar 29, 2013

Ya Es Hora

The Huffington Post

I grew up poor in the projects of San Antonio, Texas, in a Mexican-American family, in a predominantly Mexican-American neighborhood. On the Westside - just like Mayor Julian Castro and Congressman Joaquín Castro - but on the poorer side of the Westside.

Oct 19, 2012

Same-Sex Marriage Support Has Grown Among Latinos, Survey Finds

The New York Times

More than half of the nation’s Latinos are in favor of same-sex marriage, according to a survey released on Thursday, dispelling a long-standing notion that their religious beliefs offered a safe path to Republicans looking to stake a claim in the community through shared social values.

Jul 9, 2012

Latino groups launch groundbreaking gay rights public service campaign

NBC Latino

The country’s leading Latino advocacy organizations have endorsed a first-of-its-kind public service campaign, aimed at helping families understand – and accept – their Latino sons and daughters, brothers and sisters who are gay or LGBT.

Jul 3, 2012

League of United Latino American Citizens (LULAC) supports marriage equality for gays, lesbians

The Miami Herald

At its 2012 annual National Convention & Exposition, drawing over 20,000 community leaders and activists in Orlando, Florida, today the League of United Latino American Citizens (LULAC) passed a resolution in favor of the freedom to marry for same-sex couples.

Jun 22, 2012

Twenty-Two Hispanic Rights Groups Back LGBT Acceptance Campaign

Lez Get Real

Famila es Famila is a new campaign which aims to educate Hispanics about LGBT issues and to bring greater tolerance of LGBT Americans to the Hispanic communities throughout the United States. It also has some powerful backing as of today.

Jun 22, 2012

National Council of La Raza board unanimously approves same-sex marriage resolution

Washington Blade

Board members of the country’s largest Latino civil rights organization earlier this month unanimously passed a resolution in support of marriage rights for same-sex couples.

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