Tag Archives: Andres Duque

NY Sen. Ruben Diaz Defends Comparing Homosexuality To Bestiality

Blabbeando blogger Andres Duque has transcribed NY Sen. Ruben Diaz’ appearance on Pura Politica, some of which I excerpted here yesterday. In the below clip, host Juan Manuel Benitez plays a 2009 interview segment in which Diaz compares being gay to having sex with animals, a position Diaz then defends. Start at around 6:00.

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Friendly Voices – Jennifer Lopez

“It’s OK to be out. I do think it is. I do think it’s acceptable for people to be who they are. I am a huge advocate of that. In that sense, that’s the only way we can truly love ourselves, it’s by accepting who we are and letting everybody know who we are. So, I’m very proud – you ...

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40 Activists Walk Into A Room….

Pictured above are the journalists, activists, researchers, allies and bloggers that attended this weekend’s Haas Fund-sponsored conference on LGBT youth homelessness, suicide prevention, and immigration equality. All very good people. UPDATE: Via the Windy City Times, here’s everybody’s names (from left to right). Michael Rogers, Eden James, Phil Reese, Andrés Duque, Karen Ocamb, Jeremy Hooper, Jean Albright, Tracy Baim, Ksen ...

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Andres Duque: Betrayed By Monserrate

My friend Andres Duque, who blogs at Blabbeando, writes today of his former friendship with Hiram Monserrate, whom Andres took to Monserrate’s first gay bar and who in 2008 bestowed a proclamation honoring Andres’ “passionate fight for the recognition of same-sex partnerships.” A snippet: I might not consider myself to idolize political leaders but Hiram, at one point, was my ...

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Newly Elected Costa Rica President Laura Chinchilla Discusses Same-Sex Marriage

Just elected Costa Rica president Laura Chinchilla says its time for her country to move forward on same-sex partnership rights, but adds that marriage itself must be left to heterosexuals. Clip and captioning by Andres Duque at Blabbeando.

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Ugly Betty’s Ana Ortiz To Sen. Diaz:
You Do Not Represent Latinos!

Ugly Betty’s Ana Ortiz rocked the house yesterday with her admonition to Sen. Ruben Diaz: “Mr. Diaz: You do not represent the voice of Latinos! Absolutely not! Not in our name!” Go to Andres Duque’s excellent Blabbeando for extensive coverage of both the anti and pro-gay rallies, including many videos.

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