Tag: Von Diaz’s Audio Archive

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Von Diaz on Latino USA: The Struggle of Lesbians in Cuba

After the 1959 revolution, being gay in Cuba was considered counter-revolutionary. LGBT Cubans were jailed and harassed because of their sexual identity. Listen to the piece Fi2W reporter Von Diaz produced about Lesbian Cubans for our partner Latino USA.

Adrielle Grant, a 19 year old immigrant from Guyana, is homeless in New York City
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Von Diaz on PRI’s The World: LGBT Immigrant Youth Struggle in New York

Listen to reporter Von Diaz’s radio story about young gay immigrants in New York, and the difficulties they face coming out to their families.

Monica Alcota and Cristina Ojeda's wedding photograph
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Podcast: Gay Immigrant Couples and the Defense of Marriage Act

In February, President Obama declared the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional. But the administration’s DOMA policy is still evolving, and one of the key testing grounds involves cases of same-sex immigrant couples where one of the partners faces deportation.