qvProps to Latina Magazine!
In its November 1999 issue, Latina ran
perhaps its most QV-friendly issue to date. In an article entitled,
"My Child is QV, Que Hago?" writer Leila Cobo-Hanlon
profiled several QV children and their relationships with their
parents. The writer also encouraged all parents whose children
might come out to them as QV or lesbian to give their children
love and understanding.
In the same issue, Latina also profiled Latino actor Wilson
Cruz (whom qvMagazine interviewed in qv9 "Romance").
In the interview, Cruz spoke openly about being an out and proud
It is truly encouraging to see mainstream
Latino media run articles that are positively-written and supportive
of QV and lesbian youth. qvMagazine extends its gratitude to
Latina on behalf of the entire Latino community.
LLEGO Launches La Familia
initiative announced by National Latino/a LGBT Organization.
SAN DIEGO, CA--LLEGO, the National Latino/a
Lesbian, QV, Bisexual and Transgendered Organization, announced
at its 7th Annual Encuentro on October 8, 1999, that it will
be launching a new initiative on behalf of all LGBT Latino/as.
The initiative, called "La Familia 2000" is in response
to the LGBT community's growth and complexity as it approaches
the new millennium. The initative's goals include increasing
the visibility of Latino/a LGBTs, and providing effective tools
in addressing and responding to civil and human rights issues.
To learn more about "La Familia 2000,"
please contact LLEGÓ at 1-888-633-8320 or visit www.llego.org.
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