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  • Carlos Macias
    ************************************************************ This is an update from GLAAD s LGBT Latino Media Activist list. Este es un avance noticioso de la
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 1, 2007
      This is an update from GLAAD's LGBT Latino Media Activist list.
      Este es un avance noticioso de la lista LGBT Latina de GLAAD.

      1. Pareja de lesbianas llevan a cabo primera unión gay en México
      2. La larga batalla legal de mexicano gay termina en asilo en EEUU
      3. Lesbians Register Mexico's 1st Gay Union
      4. Jews Support Ordination of Gays
      5. More Help Urged for Homeless Gay Youth
      6. Few Gay Rights Groups Insure for Sex Changes

      1. Las Buenas Amigas (Via Mano a Mano)

      1.Public Information Officer  
      2. Government & Public Affairs Manager—Full Time
      3. Spanish Communication Specialist
      4. Marketing Development Coordinator - Bilingual in Spanish helpful.
      5. Assignment Editor (P/T)
      6. Topical Producer / Editor
      7. Production Editor
      8. Reporter
      9. Investigative Reporter
      10. Photojournalist
      11. Editorial Assistant

      Associate Director of National News/Sports Desk New York
      Director of Institutional Giving Los Angeles
      Director: Religion, Faith and Values Program New York or Los Angeles
      Media Circle Officer - Central Region (New York-based) New York
      Director: Young Adult Media Program New York or Los Angeles
      Associate Director of Special Events and Sponsorship New York
      Director of Media Field Strategy New York
      Director of Communication Information Technology Los Angeles
      Web Producer Los Angeles

      1. Love Makes A Family:
      Marriage Equality Bill Announced: Same-Sex Couples Seek the Freedom to Marry
      in Connecticut
      2. Equal Rights Washington:
      Statement of Barbara Green of ERW for the House Hearing on the Domestic
      Partnership Bill
      Pareja de lesbianas llevan a cabo primera unión gay en México
      PIEDRAS NEGRAS, México (AP) - Una pareja de lesbianas se presentaron el
      miércoles al registro civil y se convirtieron en la primera pareja que
      contrae una unión civil gay en México en la ciudad norteña de Saltillo,

      La larga batalla legal de mexicano gay termina en asilo en EEUU
      Natalia Martín Cantero San Francisco (EEUU), 31 ene (EFE)- Ser homosexual en
      México puede acarrear amenazas de muerte y palizas policiales, tal y como
      reconoció un juez que, por fin, tras una larga batalla legal, concedió asilo
      en Estados Unidos al mexicano gay Jorge Soto Vega.

      Lesbians Register Mexico's 1st Gay Union

      A lesbian couple in Mexico became the first to register for a "civil
      solidarity union" under a new law that legalized recognition for same-sex
      couples in one of the country's 31 states.

      Thursday 02.01.07


      Jews Support Ordination of Gays

      By Laurie Goodstein

      Two-thirds of rabbis, cantors and seminary students in Conservative Judaism
      believe gay men and lesbians should be able to be ordained; support was even
      higher among educators.

      Thursday 02.01.07


      More Help Urged for Homeless Gay Youth

      The National Gay & Lesbian Task Force and the National Coalition for the
      Homeless accused the federal government of neglecting the tens of thousands
      of homeless LGBT youth.

      Wednesday 01.31.07


      Few Gay Rights Groups Insure for Sex Changes

      By Wyatt Buchanan

      While large companies expand health benefits for transgender employees, the
      majority of LGBT rights groups say they cannot afford insurance that covers
      transition-related expenses.

      Thursday 02.01.07


      Las Buenas Amigas
      (Espanol abajo)
      Friends & Supporters:

      Please remember to see LBA on MySpace at  www.myspace.com/lasbuenasamigas
      or our website www.lasbuenasamigas.org   for the latest information on what
      is happening at LBA!

      A big thank you to Diana De La Pava for volunteering her time and energy to
      updating LBA's website.

      Don't forget - we are still selling raffles for the  30GB Video iPod!! Hurry
      and buy raffle tickets before we run out.
      Our next workshop, "Sex, Sugar and...Toys" is this Sunday Feb 4 from 3-5pm
      at the LGBT Center in Manhattan (free raffles and gifts) and our fundraising
      party will be Saturday Feb 10 from 10pm -??? at Chueca Bar.

      Don't miss this. Come and participate!!.

      Amigas y patrocinadoras/es:

      Por favor no olviden visitar a LBA en My Space en
      www.myspace.com/lasbuenasamigas o en nuestro portal  www.lasbuenasamigas.org
      para saber que hay de nuevo en LBA.

      Agradecemos mucho a Diana de la Pava quien voluntariamente nos ha
      proporcionado su esfuerzo y tiempo en la actualizacion del portal de LBA.

      No lo olviden!!-- Continua la venta de boletos para la rifa del  Video iPOD
      de 30GB. Apurense y compren boletos antes de que se acaben!!!

      El proximo taller, "Sexo, juguetes y azucar", sera este domingo 4 de
      febrero, de 3 a 5pm, en el Center (rifas y regalos) y la "Fiesta del Amor"
      sera el sabado 10 de febrero a partir de las 10 pm en Chueca Bar.!!

      No falten!! Vengan y participen!!


      Las Buenas Amigas
      208 West 13th Street
      New York, NY 10011
      E-mail: LBA@...
      Phone: (718) 596-0342 Ext. 44

       Job Title:  
       Public Information Officer  
       Animal Care & Control, Administration - Animal C&C  
       Location Address  
       2323 S. 35th Ave
      Phoenix, AZ 85009  
       Conditions of Employment  
       This is a Contract, Unclassified Position.  
       $20.00 - $24.00 Per Hour  
       Position Qualifications  
       To qualify for this position, you must possess the following:  (1):
       Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Journalism,
      Marketing, Communication or a related field or (2):  Four years of
      increasingly responsible public relations, public information, or media
      related experience.  Preference will be given to candidates who have animal
      handling and care experience, possess a CDL and those that are bilingual
      Must possess a valid Arizona drivers license at time of hire.  
       Essential Job Tasks  
       Organize, manage, and implement the Public Information function within the
      Department and to oversee the following areas:  public information, public
      relations, marketing, advertising, major event coordination, graphic design,
      media, website, and printed materials.  
       Selection Procedure  
       The hiring authority will select the successful candidate based on
      departmental needs.  
       Filing Process  
       Your completed online application must be submitted prior to midnight on
      the identified recruitment closing date, if any.  Applications are only
      available through the Maricopa County eRecruit system,
      http://www.maricopa.gov  You must have a valid e-mail address to submit
      your application or check the status of your application online.
      If you need assistance completing your application or assistance accessing
      Maricopa County eRecruit, please visit the Human Resources Department,
      located in Suite 200 of the County Administration Building, 301 W. Jefferson
      St., Phoenix, Arizona, 85003-2145.  Computer kiosks are available for
      completing and submitting applications using eRecruit during normal business
      hours, Monday through Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm, excluding weekends and
      observed holidays.  
       Equal Employment Opportunity  
       It is the policy of Maricopa County not to discriminate in employment or
      the provision of services. Maricopa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
      The Maricopa County Human Resources Department provides reasonable
      accommodation in the application and/or testing process to eligible
      individuals requesting assistance under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
       Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with
      disabilities.  Please contact the Employment Services Division at 506-3895
      or 506-1908 (TT) if you believe you may require such assistance.  
       Application Deadline:  Open until filled  
      If you know if someone interested in a challenging and rewarding job, please
      refer them to the Maricopa County website http://www.maricopa.gov

      Rodrigo A. Silva, MVZ, MPH, Director
      Maricopa County Animal Care & Control
      2323 S 35th Ave
      Phoenix, Arizona 85009
      Office (602) 506-8515
      Cell (602) 525-3201
      Fax (602) 506-273

      Government & Public Affairs Manager—Full Time
      Where you get to work: Phoenix: 333 N. 44th Street

      What you'll get to do:
      * You'll be the organizational liaison for all public and legislative
      affairs activities for the credit union at the local, state and federal
      * You'll coordinate all legislative, regulatory and industry call to action,
      comment letters, public official visits, and communications.
      * You'll facilitate PAC fundraising and political activities on behalf of
      the organization.
      * You'll develop and carry through all public affair events including but
      not limited to the political and media opportunities that present
      Experience, knowledge and skills you'll need:
      * You'll need a Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Public Relations or a
      related journalism field; at least two years of professional writing
      experience; be knowledgeable and have experience with in the conduct of
      effective legislative affairs activities; or the equivalent combination of
      education and experience.
      * We'd love you to have three years of experience in a financial
      institution, a public official's office or a public relations firm.
      * We prefer you to be bilingual English/Spanish.
      * You need to be familiar with Windows and able to use PC applications such
      as Word and Excel.
      * You need to be able to type 45 words per minute.

      Laura Lowe Edgar
      Director of Community Services
      Arizona Federal - The credit union for the way you define service.
      P.O. Box 60070 Phoenix, AZ 85082-0070
      Phone (602) 683-1092
      Fax (602) 683-1942
      Cell (602) 653-6702
      www.ArizonaFederal.org <http://www.arizonafederal.org/>

      Jessie Scott | ¤ Target | Sr. Recruiter - HQ Human Resources | ph:
      612-696-1877, cell: 952-381-7995 - Jessie.Scott@...

      Job Title: Spanish Communication Specialist
      Dept.: Spanish Communication Team

      Primary Function
      Designs, develops, deploys and evaluates Spanish communication and training
      materials to ensure that both Spanish-speaking team members and guests have
      a “brand right” experience within the Target environment.

      Principal Duties and Responsibilities
      1. Spanish Communication–Evaluates clients’ Spanish communication
      needs. Advises them on creating universally understood, accurate and
      “brand-right” Spanish materials for team members and guests.

      2. Project Management--Works with clients to determine best methods
      for design, development and deployment of communication. Uses identified
      tools, processes and vendors to ensure proper management of Target’s Spanish
      Communications Standards.

      3. Translation–Translates training and communications materials for
      Spanish-speaking team members and guests, ensuring their timeliness,
      accuracy, and overall quality.

      4. Develop Written Material—Writes training or communication in
      Spanish using original messages in English for materials that cannot be
      translated, to ensure accuracy of communication/training objectives.

      5. Needs Analysis–Conducts quantitative and qualitative research to
      identify communication and training needs and priorities for
      Spanish-speaking team members; publishes and shares findings with the
      organization. Consults with training to produce instructional blueprints
      that articulate learning goals, instructional strategy, and supporting

      6. Evaluation–Conducts user testing for materials-in-development to
      ensure their accuracy and ease-of-use.

      Reports to Team Lead of Spanish Communication. Works closely with members
      of Organizational Effectiveness, Human Resources, Marketing and other key
      clients. Works with all levels of personnel in the stores organization,
      human resources, and other headquarters departments as needed.

      Minimum Requirements:
      · College degree or equivalent
      · Fluent in Spanish and English; must be able to read, write,
      understand, and speak both languages well
      · Two years translation experience for business or educational
      enterprises; comprehensive portfolio of translation work for review
      · Strong working knowledge of training needs analysis; proven ability
      to gather, analyze, and publish relevant quantitative and qualitative data
      · Strong working knowledge of instructional design and development
      practices; proven ability to create training materials from the ground up
      · Able to use word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation

      Desired Requirements
      · Native Spanish-speaker
      · Familiarity with retail operations
      · Target stores experience

      For more detail information and to apply plese visit

      Marketing Development Coordinator - Bilingual in Spanish helpful.
      Company: KPNX TV12
      Start New Search

      JOB TITLE: Marketing Development Coordinator
      OPENING DATE: 1/10/07
      CLOSING DATE: When Filled

      KPNX-TV, the Gannett-owned, NBC affiliate in Phoenix seeks a marketing
      development coordinator to help facilitate station projects in the areas of
      sales, marketing, local programming and community relations.

      Responsibilities include:
      • Living the Team 12 Expectations
      • Assisting in the coordination of community station projects and helping
      develop and execute associated non-traditional revenue opportunities.
      • Assisting in the production and coordination of segments for local
      • Assisting with station talent appearances, promotional events and
      • Assisting with the completion of station reports, such as partnership and
      project fulfillment.
      • Assisting with the execution of on-air promotional scheduling.

      Candidate must have a degree in Communications/Marketing/Sales or
      equivalent, with at least one year of experience in television, media,
      promotion, public relations or advertising. First-rate communication skills,
      superior writing experience, and organizational talent a must. Knowledge of
      marketing and advertising; have the ability to work well with community
      leaders, on-air news talent, and members of special interest groups. Must
      have a creative mind and work in a like environment. Ability to multi-task,
      work under pressure and deadlines, plus be a self-starter. Must have
      computer and word processing knowledge. Must be able to work evenings,
      weekends/holidays as well as travel. Knowledge of Phoenix and Arizona
      helpful. Bilingual in Spanish helpful. We put a premium on teamwork, problem
      solving, a strong work ethic, accountability and winning. No phone calls,
      please. Send resume, references, and salary requirements to:

      Anita Helt
      1101 N. Central Avenue
      Phoenix, Arizona 85004

      Assignment Editor (P/T)
      Company: Univision
      Univision - KTVW Television Station in Phoenix is looking for a Part-Time
      news assignment desk editor. Candidate will be responsible for all aspects
      of newsgathering, monitoring news wires and scanners, researching and
      setting daily news assignments, assigning and keeping track of
      photographers/reporters on the field. Write accurate facts and tip sheets.
      Plan and execute series, events and out of town coverage. Liaison with other
      news organizations and community groups. Must be able to work flexible hours
      including nights, weekends and holidays.

      College degree or equivalent work experience preferred. Minimum one year
      experience as Assignment Editor in a newsroom setting. Fluency in English
      and Spanish is a requirement. Must be able to handle multiple tasks in a
      fast paced newsroom environment. Organizational and interpersonal skills are
      essential. Familiarity with newsroom computer system. Equal Opportunity

      Topical Producer / Editor
      Company: KPNX TV12
      Start New Search


      DESCRIPTION/REQUIREMENTS: KPNX-TV, Channel 12 is looking for a topical
      producing pro to keep the station and its website #1. If you are motivated
      to beat the competition every day with topical and image promotion that is
      fresh, memorable and relevant to viewers, we want to hear from you.

      You should have experience working in a newsroom environment and be able to
      react and respond quickly. As our primary topical producer/editor, you will
      be spending most of your time working with the news staff, so you should be
      capable of working in a team environment to create powerful messages for
      both daily and sweeps promotion. We’re looking for a strong writer with at
      least two years experience producing topical news and image spots true to
      brand. Special requirements includes a thorough knowledge and at least one
      year of Avid editing along with the ability to produce on tight deadlines.
      Design experience and knowledge of AfterEffects are also desired. This
      position also requires working late-shifts on a rotating basis. Please send
      your resume and non-returnable demo tape to:

      Anders Laverty
      Creative Services Director
      KPNX-TV, Channel 12
      1101 N. Central Avenue
      Phoenix, AZ 85004

      Production Editor
      Company: Cox Communications


      Responsible for production of video production support of Cox (Arizona)
      system production needs. Acts as project producer responsible for producing
      assigned projects and shows for Cox (Arizona). Responsibilities include
      creative development and video production from concept through completion
      and creation of system support projects. Position is responsible for
      knowledge of system products and services and works closely with project
      sponsors to develop desired outcome. Also supports other department needs
      and other system related projects.

      Acts as production team member to produce videos and shows that support
      system projects for the Cox Arizona system. Organizes the program elements
      and works with production crew to organize necessary technical means and
      personnel requirements to accomplish the task.

      Responsible for the supervision of production crew and employees required
      for the spot production
      Acts as producer in developing spot ideas for Cox Communications by
      researching potential concepts, writing treatments, outlines and scripts.
      Responsible for creating consistently high-quality productions that are
      highly visible to our community and viewers of Cox Arizona.
      Copy edits scripts and works directly with sponsor or organization to
      improve, refine or create the elements of the production to conform to
      client needs.
      Helps streamline video productions to ensure it contributes to the
      company¿s goals and meets high-quality, competitive market standards.
      Interacts with talent, research and develop new talent, to ensure
      professional image desired by Cox.
      Provides input for the overall development and look of video projects
      developed in partnership with the sponsor, organization or client.
      (Graphics, promos, talent etc.)
      Position requires decision making and analysis abilities

      College degree or post-graduate studies in video production.
      Minimum 3 years of production experience.
      Proven experience in producing/directing/editing/videography
      Experience in Chyron and / or graphic design programs
      Creative track record demonstrated through an audition reel or prior work
      Experience in developing concepts, scripts, outlines, and storyboards
      Experienced in on-line Avid / Final Cut Pro editing to support instruction
      and guidance of the editing of productions.
      Excellent writing skills for video production (Creative and Conceptual)
      Strong interpersonal and leadership skills to successfully interface with
      staff members, project sponsors, clients and contractors
      Experience with Photoshop and AfterEffects software
      Proven time-management skills for self and ability to work under deadline
      pressure without sacrificing quality.
      Experience with professional video production equipment - Beta SP and
      DigiBeta preferred
      Advanced understanding of lighting techniques
      Must have understanding of the integration process of animation and graphic
      elements with live action
      Ability to lift 50 pounds
      Must have valid Arizona Drivers License
      Ability to work on a ladder
      Ability to work in tight spaces
      May require work outside in various types of weather

      Cox Communications Inc. is a multi-service broadband communications company
      with approximately 6.6 million total customers, including approximately 6.3
      million basic cable subscribers. The nation's third-largest cable television
      provider, Cox offers both analog cable television under the Cox Cable brand
      as well as advanced digital video service under the Cox Digital Cable brand.
      Cox provides an array of other communications and entertainment services,
      including local and long-distance telephone under the Cox Digital Telephone
      brand, high-speed Internet access under the Cox High Speed Internet brand,
      and commercial voice and data services via Cox Business Services. Local
      cable advertising, promotional opportunities and production services are
      sold under the Cox Media brand. Cox is an investor in programming networks
      including Discovery Channel. More information about Cox Communications can
      be accessed on the Internet at cox.com.

      Cox Communications, Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity
      Employers. We have a tradition of encouraging a wide diversity of talents
      through a broad range of hiring practices. Please note those individuals
      submitting resumes online or by mailing a resume are not considered an
      applicant for employment until a signed employment application form is
      completed, usually at the time of interview.

      As the third largest cable provider in the nation, Cox Communications, Inc.
      is noted for its high-capacity, reliable broadband delivery network as well
      as the company's ability to provide superior customer service. For Cox, it's
      not about being the biggest; it's about being the best.

      Company: CBS 5 - KPHO
      Start New Search


      Want to be part of an exciting, growing, vibrant TV station?

      KPHO-TV, the Meredith owned CBS affiliate in Phoenix, has an opening for a

      The perfect candidate will be a seasoned storyteller with a flare for live
      and late breaking. Minimum of 3 years experience in a medium to large market
      and a four-year degree. Must be a person that can do it all on a tight
      deadline. Enthusiasm and creativity a must.

      No beginners!! Interested and qualified candidates should send their resume
      to: Tom Bell, News Director, KPHO-TV, 4016 N. Black Canyon Hwy., Phoenix, AZ
      85017 or [Click here for email]

      Meredith Corporation/KPHO-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

      Source - Arizona Republic - Phoenix, AZ

      Please refer to the Job Description to view the requirements for this job

      Investigative Reporter
      Company: CBS 5 - KPHO
      Start New Search



      Live, Late-Breaking, Investigative coverage is what KPHO-TV does best and
      now we are looking for a seasoned Investigative Reporter to round out our
      I-Team. The perfect candidate will be an aggressive, creative, motivated
      reporter. We want someone that is not afraid to get their hands dirty and go
      after the hard stories. The right candidate must have a minimum of 3 years
      experience as an Investigative Reporter in a medium to large market. Must be
      a person that is a great researcher, likes working alone and with others.
      Interested and qualified candidates should send resumes to Tom Bell, News
      Director, KPHO-TV, 4016 N. Black Canyon Hwy., Phoenix, AZ 85017 or [Click
      here for email]
      &Job_DID=J3I19R6547STV51GVCZ> Meredith Corporation/KPHO-TV is an Equal
      Opportunity Employer.

      Source - Arizona Republic - Phoenix, AZ

      Please refer to the Job Description to view the requirements for this job

      Company: CBS 5 - KPHO
      Start New Search

      KPHO/CBS 5 News is searching for someone who knows how to tell a compelling
      story with a camera. The successful candidate will have the ability to shoot
      and edit under extreme pressure. Qualified candidates must know how to
      set-up and operate ENG live shots. Must have the ability to edit your own
      stories (non-linear a plus) and apply creativity. College degree preferred,
      high school diploma or equivalent required. Three years of TV news
      photography and editing experience required. Experience operating live
      microwave equipment a must. Must be experienced with DVC, Panasonic or
      equivalent equipment. Must be willing and able to work nights and weekends.
      Must be able to get along well with fellow news people and represent
      KPHO/CBS 5 in a professional manner. Must be able to lift and carry 65-100
      lbs. No phone calls. Send tapes, resumes and references to Terry
      Kurtright/News Operations Manager, KPHO-TV, 4016 N. Black Canyon Hwy., Phx,
      AZ 85017. Meredith Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer

      Source - Arizona Republic - Phoenix, AZ

      Please refer to the Job Description to view the requirements for this job

      Editorial Assistant
      Company: AZ Business
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      Looking for a well-organized - "can do it all" type of editorial assistant.
      This position will involve fact-checking, editing, proof reading,
      interviewing and some writing for any of our 5 magazines (Arizona Business,
      Ranking AZ, Home and Design, Creative Designer and Experience AZ).

      Candidate will assist Editor in planning and developing special supplements.

      Candidate will secure photos, stories from contracted writers and sometimes
      ad copy.

      Candidate will collect data for project news and other publications then
      enter data into customized data base.

      Other duties as assigned.

      Ability to organize
      Ability to adhere to very strict deadlines
      Flexibility to work beyond normal hours (minimal)
      Attention to detail is essential
      Comfortable collecting data via e-mail and telephone
      Ability to work well with others and under pressure
      Love Makes A Family:
      Marriage Equality Bill Announced: Same-Sex Couples Seek the Freedom to Marry
      in Connecticut


      Wednesday 01.31.07

      January 31, 2007 Anne Stanback w) (860) 525-7777
      c) (860) 280-6896

      Marriage Equality Bill Announced: Same-Sex Couples Seek the Freedom to Marry
      in Connecticut

      Hartford—Today at the Legislative Office Building, State Senator Andrew
      McDonald and State Representative Michael Lawlor, Co-Chairpersons of the
      Judiciary Committee, announced the introduction of a bill that would give
      same-sex couples full marriage rights in the state of Connecticut.

      Equal Rights Washington:
      Statement of Barbara Green of ERW for the House Hearing on the Domestic
      Partnership Bill


      Thursday 02.01.07

      Statement of Barbara Green, Interim Executive Director of Equal Rights
      Washington for the House Hearing on the Domestic Partnership Bill

      January 31, 2007

      CONTACT: Josh Friedes, Advocacy Director, Equal Rights Washington, (206)

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