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 »

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 »

Univision news program “Primer Impacto” talked to one of the mothers of the victims from the Orlando tragedy, and the interview is absolutely heartbreaking. Doña Aurelia Martínez is the mother of Juan Chávez Martínez, one of at least three undocumented immigrants who were at Pulse the night of the tragedy. While two of those men… Continue »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Please note the following column was translated from Spanish to English and is available for reprint as long as the author is given proper credit. This column is available online in Spanish here. Whatever the motivations of the perpetrator in Orlando, Florida–the worst mass shooting in the history of the United States–this is yet another sad example of the… Continue »