Latinx Heroes

Latinx Heroes On this page you’ll find a list of Hispanics and Latinx American heroes from our Past, Present & Future. They are changemakers, role models and have worked AND continue working towards building a better tomorrow.

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Did you know one of the worlds #supermodel who forms part of the Trinity is of Latinx decent? Yes, get to know the amazi...
06/26/2020

Did you know one of the worlds #supermodel who forms part of the Trinity is of Latinx decent?
Yes, get to know the amazing model and philanthropist @cturlington Mrs. Christy Turlington Burns - link in bio @latinxheroes
#elsalvador #latinxheroes #christyturlington sneak peek - go to the next post woot woot

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¿Sabias que una de las #supermodelos quien forma parte de La Trinidad es de decencia Latine? Siiiii, conoce mejor a @cturlington Christy Turlington Burns. #latinxheroes #elsalvador #christyturlington #javierpedroza

#Repost @julissaarce with @get_repost・・・Sean Monterrosa was on his knees outside a Walgreens when a Vallejo Police Offic...
06/06/2020

#Repost @julissaarce with @get_repost
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Sean Monterrosa was on his knees outside a Walgreens when a Vallejo Police Officer fired at him 5 times through his vehicle's windshield. One of those shots hit and killed the 22-year-old, who police say they believed was armed. He wasn’t. ⁣
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The officer who fired the fatal shot has been placed on routine paid administrative leave as have the witness officers. His name has not been released.⁣
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ACTION YOU CAN TAKE TODAY: Send an email to the DA. Link in my bio with language from the organizers. ⁣
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We want and demand: Chief Shawny Williams release the footage of the officers’ body cameras,⁣
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Have an outside independent commission be formed for the investigation of the slaying of Sean Monterrosa. ⁣
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The officers disciplinary records be released and made public.⁣
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Follow: @justice4sean_ for more information photo from @brownissues

Today is her birthday #breonataylor. #rip queen, your justice is coming!!!!            #blm #blacklivesmatter✊🏽✊🏾✊🏿 🖤🖤🖤🖤...
06/05/2020

Today is her birthday #breonataylor. #rip queen, your justice is coming!!!! #blm #blacklivesmatter✊🏽✊🏾✊🏿 🖤🖤🖤🖤 @ New York, New York

⚠️ NEW YORKERS: VOTE ⚠️The New York Primary is ‪on June 23rd.‬ New Yorkers are encouraged to use absentee ballots to sto...
06/05/2020

⚠️ NEW YORKERS: VOTE ⚠️
The New York Primary is ‪on June 23rd.‬ New Yorkers are encouraged to use absentee ballots to stop the spread of COVID-19. You must request an absentee ballot by ‪June 16th.‬
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⚠️ HOW TO VOTE WITH AN ABSENTEE BALLOT ⚠️
1️⃣ You must be registered to vote. Check your status at vote.nyc or by calling ‪1866VOTENYC‬ (Note: the last day to register was 5/29/20)
2️⃣ Apply for an absentee ballot online at nycabsentee.com (alternate ways are outlined if you swipe right on this post).
▪️Select “Temporary illness” on the absentee ballot even if you’re not sick, this has been expanded to include everyone
▪️You must apply for an absentee ballot by ‪June 16th‬❗️❗️❗️
3️⃣ [OPTIONAL BUT RECOMMENDED] Go to whosontheballot.org to get to know your candidates and what they stand for
4️⃣ Postmark your ballot no later than ‪June 22, 2020‬. Thank you @julsoko for sharing useful information. @ New York, New York

Our future Voices! ✊🏽✊🏻✊🏿✊🏾✊🏼Hope this picture helps explains why we are all focused on #blacklivesmatter. 🖤🖤🖤🖤🖤🖤🖤🖤🖤🖤🖤🖤🖤...
06/04/2020

Our future Voices! ✊🏽✊🏻✊🏿✊🏾✊🏼

Hope this picture helps explains why we are all focused on
#blacklivesmatter.

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¡Nuestras Voces del Futuro! ✊🏾✊🏼✊🏿✊🏻✊🏽
Espero que esta foto ayude a explicar el porqué estamos enfocados en
#vidasnegrascuentan

When I say #blacklivesmatter  I mean ALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL#blacklivesmatter _____________________________________________...
06/04/2020

When I say #blacklivesmatter
I mean ALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL
#blacklivesmatter

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Cuando yo digo #vidasnegrasimportan
Quiero decir todaassssssssss las
#vidasnegrasimportan

¡Cambia el Narrativo! 📝 Change the Narrative!              🗣 ✊🏾✊🏻✊🏿✊🏽✊🏼🖤
06/04/2020

¡Cambia el Narrativo! 📝 Change the Narrative! 🗣 ✊🏾✊🏻✊🏿✊🏽✊🏼🖤

La votaron!!!! #Repost @funnyaida with @get_repost・・・She has been fired! Call it out, don’t be silent. Karma is real. If...
06/04/2020

La votaron!!!! #Repost @funnyaida with @get_repost
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She has been fired! Call it out, don’t be silent. Karma is real. If you are a person of color you CANNOT participate in the oppression of others!

Podemos pausar el programa, pero HOY 2 de junio de 2020 es la votación primaria para los siguientes estados: 1. Distrit...
06/02/2020

Podemos pausar el programa, pero HOY 2 de junio de 2020 es la votación primaria para los siguientes estados:
1. Distrito de Columbia
2. Indiana
3. Maryland
4. Montana
5. Nuevo México
6. Pensilvania
7. Rhode Island
8. Dakota del Sur
_____________________________________________________________ ¡VOTA en solidaridad! ¡Por favor, dígales a las personas que VOTEN dónde viven! Moviliza a tus amigos y familiares. Darles paseos a los postes de votación.
_____________________________________________________________ #vota #blackouttuesday #repost #comparte

Podemos pausar el programa, pero HOY 2 de junio de 2020 es la votación primaria para los siguientes estados: 1. Distrito...
06/02/2020

Podemos pausar el programa, pero HOY 2 de junio de 2020 es la votación primaria para los siguientes estados:
1. Distrito de Columbia
2. Indiana
3. Maryland
4. Montana
5. Nuevo México
6. Pensilvania
7. Rhode Island
8. Dakota del Sur
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¡VOTA en solidaridad! ¡Por favor, dígales a las personas que VOTEN dónde viven! Moviliza a tus amigos y familiares. Darles paseos a los postes de votación.
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#vota #blackouttuesday #repost #comparte

We can PAUSE the show but TODAY June 2, 2020 is primary voting for the following states:1. District of Columbia2. Indian...
06/02/2020

We can PAUSE the show but TODAY June 2, 2020 is primary voting for the following states:
1. District of Columbia
2. Indiana
3. Maryland
4. Montana
5. New Mexico
6. Pennsylvania
7. Rhode Island
8. South Dakota
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VOTE in Solidarity! Please tell people to VOTE where they live! Mobilize your friends and families. Give them rides to the poles.

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#vote #blackouttuesday #repost #share go vote please

We can PAUSE the show but TODAY June 2, 2020 is primary voting for the following states:1. District of Columbia2. Indian...
06/02/2020

We can PAUSE the show but TODAY June 2, 2020 is primary voting for the following states:
1. District of Columbia
2. Indiana
3. Maryland
4. Montana
5. New Mexico
6. Pennsylvania
7. Rhode Island
8. South Dakota
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VOTE in Solidarity! Please tell people to VOTE where they live! Mobilize your friends and families. Give them rides to the poles.

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#vote #blackouttuesday #repost #share

06/02/2020
#blacklivesmatter #theshowmustbepaused
06/02/2020

#blacklivesmatter #theshowmustbepaused

I am Puerto Rican and Colombian, I have experienced racism but NOT like my Black friends. ______________________________...
05/31/2020

I am Puerto Rican and Colombian, I have experienced racism but NOT like my Black friends.

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I have privilege as a Latino because I can do all of these things without thinking twice about it...

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I can go birding (#ChristianCooper).
I can go jogging (#AmaudArbery).
I can relax in the comfort of my own home (#BothemSean and #AtatianaJefferson).
I can ask for help after being in a car crash (#JonathanFerrell and #RenishaMcBride).
I can play loud music (#JordanDavis).
I can sell CD's (#AltonSterling).
I can sleep (#AiyanaJones)
I can walk from the corner store (#MikeBrown).
I can play cops and robbers (#TamirRice).
I can go to church (#Charleston9).
I can walk home with Skittles (#TrayvonMartin).
I can hold a hair brush while leaving my own bachelor party (#SeanBell).
I can party on New Years (#OscarGrant).
I can get a normal traffic ticket (#SandraBland).
I can lawfully carry a weapon (#PhilandoCastile).
I can break down on a public road with car problems (#CoreyJones).
I can shop at Walmart (#JohnCrawford) .
I can have a disabled vehicle (#TerrenceCrutcher).
I can be a 10yr old walking with our grandfather (#CliffordGlover).
I can decorate for a party (#ClaudeReese).
I can ask a cop a question (#RandyEvans).
I can cash a check in peace (#YvonneSmallwood).
I can take out my wallet (#AmadouDiallo).
I can run (#WalterScott).
I can breathe (#EricGarner).
I can live (#FreddieGray).
I CAN BE ARRESTED WITHOUT THE FEAR OF BEING MURDERED. #GeorgeFloyd

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White privilege is real.
Colorism is real!

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Take a minute to consider a Black person’s experience today.
#BlackLivesMatter

It is REAL and needs to stop.

Please share if you are not black and wish to raise awareness.*

Friendly reminder... #wednesdayhumpday ...Tu Puedes———Fin de Historia...Recordatorio amigable #felizmitaddesemana #midwe...
05/20/2020

Friendly reminder... #wednesdayhumpday
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Tu Puedes
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Fin de Historia
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Recordatorio amigable
#felizmitaddesemana

#midweek #latinxheroes #newepisodesoon #staysafe #staycreative #stayinside

9 things you can do on Monday that will make the rest of your week so much easier1. Don’t hit snooze.2. Start the day wi...
05/18/2020

9 things you can do on Monday that will make the rest of your week so much easier

1. Don’t hit snooze.
2. Start the day with a few deep breaths.
3. Shower, Eat a healthy, filling breakfast.
4. Work out.
5. Plan outfits in advance (even to stay inside 😉)
6. Leave extra time for your commute (even to the grocery store)
7. Clean your office / desk area.
8. Create a to-do list.
9. Make fun Monday night plans (maybe a Zoom happy hour?)

STAY CREATIVE friends.

#staysafe #mondaymoney #mondaymotivation

05/06/2020
Latinx Heroes - Facts of Life, Under a M1nute - General Zaragoza - CINCO DE MAYO

Please share 🤗❤️✨💯. Good morning.

Do you know why you celebrate
5 de Mayo? 🇲🇽 🍹

Here's the answer, and maybe it won't be what you think. 🤯

Comment and let me know what you think and if you learned something. 😉

Thank you and make sure you subscribe to my channel.

Together we’ll educate the 🌎❤️💯!

https://youtu.be/dzdz0U_NqkU

THE REAL HISTORY BEHIND 5 DE MAYO! General Ignacio Zaragoza

Hello heroes, happy Thursday!!!! I’m so excited to have an Audio Podcast for Latinx Heroes!!!!!! Woot woot. Sometimes yo...
04/30/2020
Latinx Heroes Past, Present & Future • A podcast on Anchor

Hello heroes, happy Thursday!!!! I’m so excited to have an Audio Podcast for Latinx Heroes!!!!!! Woot woot.

Sometimes you don’t have time to watch a YouTube video but you always have time to learn. 🤗😉.

Thank you everyone for all of your incredible support and make sure to “Stay Curious, Gorgeous y Amable (Kind)"

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Hola héroes, feliz jueves !!!! ¡Estoy tan emocionado de tener un podcast de audio para Latinx Heroes! Woot woot.

A veces no tienes tiempo para mirar un video de YouTube, pero siempre tienes tiempo para aprender. 🤗😉.

Gracias a todos por su increíble apoyo y asegúrense de "MANTENGANSEN CURIOSOS, MAGNÍFICOS Y AMABLE!"

https://anchor.fm/latinxheroes

THIS AUDIO PODCAST HIGHLIGHTS OUR HISPANICS AND LATINX AMERICAN HEROES WHO ARE CHANGE MAKERS, ROLE MODELS AND PIONEERS WHO HAVE WORKED AND CONTINUE WORKING TOWARDS A BETTER TOMORROW.

04/29/2020
Héroes Latinx(e,a,o) Pasado, Presente, Futuro Hechos de la Vida En Menos de un M1nuto Jharell Jerome

Hola # héroes, emocionados de anunciar que tenemos un episodio nuevo 🚨titulado HÉROES LATINX - HECHOS DE LA VIDA, EN MENOS DE UN MINUTO
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Sabes quien es Jharrel Jerome???? ________ dale al enlace y conócelo.
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𝐅𝐨𝐥𝐥𝐨𝐰 👇 @latinxheroes (𝐒𝐮𝐛𝐬𝐜𝐫𝐢𝐛𝐞 𝐭𝐨 𝐦𝐲 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐭𝐮𝐛𝐞, 𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐤 𝐢𝐧 𝐛𝐢𝐨) ⁣⁣🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽 ____________________________________
#afrolatino #latinx #advocates #latin #latino #latina #latina #dominicano #latinxheroes #heroeslatinx #education #historia #gracias #thankyou

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PLEASE SHARE, LIKE, SUBSCRIBE & COMMENT so we can reach the world. 🙏🏽💯❤️ #latinosunited #thankyouadvocates

https://youtu.be/LFidYC1uTqc

Héroes Latinx (e,a,o) Pasado, Presente y Futuro - Hechos de la Vida, En Menos de un M1nuto destaca al primer Afro-Latino (Dominicano) en ganar un premio Emmy...

04/29/2020
Latinx Heroes Past, Present & Future Facts of Life Under a M1nute - Jharell Jerome

Hello #heroes, excited to announce that we have a new episode titled LATINX HEROES - FACTS OF LIFE, UNDER A M1NUTE. ____________________________________________

Do you know who @jharreljerome is???? ________ swipe right and find out 🙏🏽💯🎉✨✨✨✨✨
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𝐅𝐨𝐥𝐥𝐨𝐰 👇 @latinxheroes (𝐒𝐮𝐛𝐬𝐜𝐫𝐢𝐛𝐞 𝐭𝐨 𝐦𝐲 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐭𝐮𝐛𝐞, 𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐤 𝐢𝐧 𝐛𝐢𝐨) ⁣⁣🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽

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#afrolatino #dominican #latinx #advocates #latin #latino #latina #latina #latinxheroes #heroeslatinx #education #history #gracias #thankyou

PLEASE SHARE, LIKE, SUBSCRIBE & COMMENT so we can educate and reach the world. 🙏🏽💯❤️ #latinosunited #thankyouadvocates

https://youtu.be/GrIIjsPpclg

Latinx Heroes Past, Present & Future - Facts of Life Under a M1nute highlights the first afro-latino (Dominican) to win an Emmy Award and to become the young...

04/27/2020
Hechos de la vida, En menos de un minuto

Hola # héroes, emocionados de anunciar que tenemos un segmento nuevo 🚨titulado HÉROES LATINX - HECHOS DE LA VIDA, EN MENOS DE UN MINUTO. ____________________________________________

Sabes quien es Ellen Ochoa ???? presiona play 🙏🏽

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𝐅𝐨𝐥𝐥𝐨𝐰 👇 @latinxheroes (𝐒𝐮𝐛𝐬𝐜𝐫𝐢𝐛𝐞 𝐭𝐨 𝐦𝐲 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐭𝐮𝐛𝐞, 𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐤 𝐢𝐧 𝐛𝐢𝐨) ⁣⁣🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽 ____________________________________
#latinx #advocates #latin #latino #latina #latina #latinxheroes #heroeslatinx #education #historia #gracias #gracias #gracias

04/27/2020
Facts of Life Under a Minute

Hello #heroes, excited to announce that we have a new segment titled LATINX HEROES - FACTS OF LIFE, UNDER A M1NUTE. ____________________________________________

Do you know who Ellen Ochoa is???? ________ press play 🙏🏽💯🎉✨✨✨✨✨✨
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𝐅𝐨𝐥𝐥𝐨𝐰 👇 @latinxheroes (𝐒𝐮𝐛𝐬𝐜𝐫𝐢𝐛𝐞 𝐭𝐨 𝐦𝐲 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐭𝐮𝐛𝐞, 𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐤 𝐢𝐧 𝐛𝐢𝐨) ⁣⁣🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽 ____________________________________
#latinx #advocates #latin #latino #latina #latina #latinxheroes #heroeslatinx #education #historia #gracias #gracias #gracias

04/22/2020

Buenas tardes @instagram ☀️.
Aquí le mando un teaser de nuestro primer episodio de Héroes Latinx (e,a,o) @latinxheroes en español 😊 🎉 🥂 🎊. Todo el episodio está en nuestro @youtube. (el enlace está en mi perfil)

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Mi misión con los episodios en español es llegar a nuestros hermanos y hermanas inmigrantes / nativos y también a la población latina más madura que ha estado en este país pero que prefiere hablar en español. Al crear episodios en inglés y español espero comunicarme con el 85% de la población mundial.

¡Espero que te guste! 🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽
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𝐅𝐨𝐥𝐥𝐨𝐰 👇 @latinxheroes (𝐒𝐮𝐛𝐬𝐜𝐫𝐢𝐛𝐞 𝐭𝐨 𝐦𝐲 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐭𝐮𝐛𝐞, 𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐤 𝐢𝐧 𝐛𝐢𝐨) ⁣⁣⁣🙏🏽

04/22/2020
EP. 2A Español - HEROES LATINX (E,A,O) Pasado, Presente & Futuro Destacando al Dr. Jose C. Barbosa.

Hola a todos y buenos días!!!

Aquí comparto mi primer episodio en español de Héroes Latinx (e,a,o) Pasado, Presente y Futuro donde destacamos al Dr. Jose Celso Barbosa Alcala. El primer doctor puertorriqueño en obtener un grado médico en Los Estados Unidos.

Mi misión con los episodios en español es llegar a nuestros hermanos y hermanas inmigrantes / nativos y también a la población latina más madura que ha estado en este país pero que prefiere hablar en español. Al crear episodios en inglés y español espero comunicarme con el 85% de la población mundial.

🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽

Por favor suscríbete y comparte para continuar educando a los nuestros y aliados sobre nuestros Héroes Latinx (e,a,o).

Muchas Gracias 🙏🏽
Javier Pedroza

https://youtu.be/2fXjENsosjE

EN ESTE EPISODIO ESTAREMOS DESTACANDO UN HÉROE LATINX INCREÍBLEMENTE REALIZADO DE NUESTRO PASADO. FUE EL PRIMER PUERTORRIQUEñO Y UNA DE LAS PRIMERAS PERSONAS...

Good morning @Facebook fam:☀️✨☀️✨☀️✨☀️✨☀️✨☀️✨☀️Here you have my 2nd episode of @LatinxHeroes where we’re highlighting th...
04/18/2020

Good morning @Facebook fam:
☀️✨☀️✨☀️✨☀️✨☀️✨☀️✨☀️

Here you have my 2nd episode of @LatinxHeroes where we’re highlighting the 1st Puerto Rican Doctor to receive a medical degree in the United States.

🇵🇷 📜 🏥 🇺🇸🙋🏽‍♂️🇵🇷📜🏥🇺🇸🙋🏽‍♂️🇵🇷📜

Please subscribe, comment and like so we can continue creating more content for everyone to enjoy!

🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽
Gracias
Can’t wait to know your thoughts!!!!
Link in bio ———->>>>>
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#saturday #rolemodel #latinxheroes #drjosecelsobarbosa #puertorico #puertorriqueños #latinx #latino #latina #latine #quarantine #staysafe #stayhome #humanity #life #love #compassion #knowledge #postivethinker

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Name: Laith Ashley Age: 31Roots: Dominican RepublicWe have our own #latinx_heroes:Laith Ashley De La Cruz is a Dominican...
04/16/2020

Name: Laith Ashley
Age: 31

Roots: Dominican Republic

We have our own #latinx_heroes:

Laith Ashley De La Cruz is a Dominican American transgender activist, singer-songwriter, model and actor. Ashley grew up in Harlem, New York.
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Ashley was raised in a church-oriented family, which influenced some of the attitudes held by family during his coming out. First, Ashley came out as homosexual when he was 17 years old, although he never called himself a "lesbian." He explained, "Being assigned female at birth, I thought I was a lesbian, even though I hated the word.” At 19 years old, he realized that he was transgender and came out as a transgender man.
____________________________________________________ Laith attended business school and studied psychology at Fairfield University in Connecticut. He subsequently worked at Callen-Lorde Community Health Center, where he worked with LGBT homeless youth as a social worker.
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In January 2014, Ashley began his transition process. Soon after, in 2015, Ashley organized a photo shoot with a friend, and he posted the images on Instagram. The images caused viral attention, and many people posted negative comments. He was on the verge of deleting his Instagram account due to the negative comments, but @lavernecox then reposted his images on her account. This helped inspire him to continue his online presence.
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Since then Ashley has modeled for a variety of venues and campaigns, including @barneysny , @diesel and @calvinklein . He has also appeared in @britishgq @voguefrancee , @outmagazine , @elleuk , and the Gypsy Sport catwalk at New York Fashion Week.
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Laith Ashley says “It’s my responsibility to talk about people who maybe don’t have the voice that I do yet, or who are gender non-conforming, or those people that are visibly trans and aren’t respected as the gender that they identify as.”
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#laithashley #dominicanrepublic #latin #latinx #latino #latina #latine #latinxheroes #heroeslatinx #harlem #nyc #trans #translivesmatter

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