This Sunday, May 17, is International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. In Mexico, “Libera Tu Orgullo” (Release Your Pride) at 10 p.m. CT will bring together activists and celebrities for an hour-long program of performances and messages of support en español. Adriana Barraza (“Babel” “Penny Dreadful: City of Angels”) and Christian Chávez (RBD, “Casa de las Flores”) are among the artists, performers, journalists and advocates participating. The virtual event can be viewed via Facebook or YouTube.
Also on Sunday, Puerto Rican LGBTQ activists will be joined by singers Ricky Martin and Olga Tañón to remember those lost to anti-LGBTQ violence and to call for safety for all Puerto Ricans. The event will be broadcast at 10:30pm by Telemundo, Tu Canal, and online at www.telemundopr.com. It will also be available on the CABE (Ample Committee in the Quest for Fairness) Facebook page.