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“Shame, Shame, Not In Our Name”: LGBT Americans And Allies Protest Outside Trump Tower

Chanting “Shame, shame, not in our name,” a massive crowd of LGBT Americans and their allies protested outside Trump Tower in Manhattan yesterday. The protest targeted Donald Trump for despicably claiming “to be the best candidate for the LGBT community,” and trying “to divide LGBT people and Muslims, after the nation’s deadliest terror attack since 9/11,” … Continue reading »

Orlando Sentinel: Rubio Using The Tragedy In Orlando To Relaunch His Political Career “Simply Twisted”

Marco Rubio is reportedly very close to flip-flopping on his decision to not run for re-election to the US Senate. His reasoning is the recent tragedy in Orlando, which has left the LGBT and Latino communities in Florida and around the nation devastated. “I’ve been deeply impacted by it,” Rubio told talk show host Hugh … Continue reading »

Three Days After Orlando Tragedy, Donald Trump Descends on Greensboro Peddling Fear, Hate, and Division

Senator Burr and Governor McCrory Follow Trump Down the Rabbit Hole In the wake of the worst mass-shooting in American history, as the faces of the 49 men and women who were killed in Orlando make their way across social media, and the nation struggles to come to terms with the reality that their smiles, hopes, and … Continue reading »

Orlando: una tragedia que habla y se sufre en español

Ver los rostros de las víctimas de la matanza de Orlando remite a una conclusión  definitiva: esta tragedia, además, habla y se sufre en español. Escuchar las voces de quienes se salvaron, cómo lo hicieron, en qué o en quiénes pensaron en esos dramáticos momentos también conduce a una contundente e irrevocable realidad: la migración … Continue reading »

Gabe Ortíz: The 49 Lives Our Community Lost at Latin Night at Pulse

Following is a blog post written by Gabe Ortíz of America’s Voice: Luis Vielma, 22, worked as an attendant at Universal Orlando’s “Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey” ride. Jean Carlos Nieves Rodriguez, 27, had just purchased his first home a little over a month ago. Juan Ramon Guerrero, 22, was a student at the University of … Continue reading »

The 49 Lives Our Community Lost at Latin Night at Pulse

Luis Vielma, 22, worked as an attendant at Universal Orlando’s “Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey” ride. Jean Carlos Nieves Rodriguez, 27, had just purchased his first home a little over a month ago. Juan Ramon Guerrero, 22, was a student at the University of Central Florida and had plans to move in with his … Continue reading »

“Today We Are All Part Of The LGBT Community”: Americans Across Nation Hold Vigils For Orlando

We are heartbroken by the senseless deaths of 49 Americans in Orlando this past weekend. This despicable act of hate has hit the Latinx community particularly hard. Zoe Colon of the Hispanic Federation estimates that about 90% of the victims were Hispanic. We also know that at least three of the victims were undocumented immigrants, … Continue reading »

Trump Descends to a New Level of Ugliness

It Started a Year Ago When Trump Descended That Escalator In the aftermath of the worst mass-shooting in American history, Donald Trump has, once again, proved himself dangerously unfit to lead. That he would use the worst mass-shooting in American history – an anti-LGBT hate crime in a supposedly safe space for the community – … Continue reading »

Gabe Ortíz: “Ser gay en Estados Unidos aún es un acto subversivo”

Gabe Ortíz, miembro de la familia de America’s Voice, escribió este elocuente artículo para el Washington Post. Titulado “Ser gay en Estados Unidos aún es un acto subversivo” es altamente recomendable. El artículo de Gabe está disponible en línea aquí y lo reproducimos a continuación: Al menos 50 personas fueron masacradas el fin de semana cuando un sujeto disparó dentro … Continue reading »