Gloria Nieto

Gloria Nieto


At a Glance:

Gloria Nieto has been a Project Contributor since September 2009, has written 22 entries and currently lives in San Jose, Ca.

Bio

I live in San Jose, Ca. I am riding the wave of the recession, no job for months, we lost our house, lost a beloved dog around the same time we lost the house. Been a pleasant year.

When I work, it has been a lot of years in the AIDS battles, political campaigns and advocacy, especially for people of color.

I lived in New Mexico for 10 years and worked as a lobbyist there. I helped pass an ENDA bill and a hate crimes bill, both transgender inclusive. I also spent eight years on the Democratic National Committee, spoke at the 2000 convention and was part of the ill fated of LLEGO, the national Latino LGBT group.

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San Jose Sharks: Sign an 'It Gets Better' Petition

Filed by Gloria Nieto | June 16, 2011 | 2:30 PM | comments

Here's something quick and easy you can do to make the world a little better. Please pass this on also. I have started a petition on the Change.org web site asking the San Jose Sharks to do an It Gets...Read More


The Bisexuality of Sarah Palin's Inner Circle

Filed by Gloria Nieto | March 29, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

I have been friends with Geoffrey Dunn for well over two decades. He is an award winning journalist and film maker. He has given me this exclusive preview interview for his forthcoming book on Sarah Palin. His book, The Lies...Read More


Living at the intersection of yes and no

Filed by Gloria Nieto | December 19, 2010 | 5:30 PM | comments

On Saturday, December 18, the United States Senate voted to block the DREAM Act from moving further in its path to citizenship. It immediately followed with a historic vote to dump the horrid Don't Ask Don't Tell law. As a...Read More


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Love letter from DC: 'You Are Sick People'

Filed by Gloria Nieto | November 16, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

I got this love letter today from someone in DC. To: Ms. Gloria Nieto, Mr. Bevan Dufty, Mr. Michael Petrelis, Ms. Masen Davis, Mr. Rick Jacobs, Mr. Randy Allgaier, and Mr. Matthew S. Bajko CC: Rep. James E. Clyburn Dear...Read More


My Halloween Birthday

Filed by Gloria Nieto | October 31, 2010 | 11:30 AM | comments

Today is my birthday. With it comes cards, hopefully a cake and trick or treaters to the door. What it doesn't bring is the phone call I had every year with my friend, Gary, who shared the same birthday, even...Read More