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The Q Agenda is the only LGBTQ Latinx talk show with queer Latinx hosts

Q marks the spot for Enrique Sapene, one of four hosts of “The Q Agenda,” the only queer Latinx talk show with LGBTQ Latinx hosts.

The show’s fourth season will debut at 9 p.m. PST Thursday on LATV.

“The show is so special because it’s made for the LGBTQ+ Latinx community by members of the LGBTQ+ community in front of and behind the camera,” said Sapene, the show’s creator and one of the executive producers. “LATV has created a safe space for our community and allies to have an honest conversation like nobody else has ever done with the Latino community.”

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Each episode of “The Q Agenda” will feature  activists, celebrities, or influencers and discussions about issues affecting the LGBTQ community.

Comedian Lianna Carrera, actress and transgender activist Juliana Joel, and makeup artist Victor Ramos are the show’s three other hosts.

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Model-actor-singer Laith Ashley will be a guest on Thursday’s show. Also, representatives from the AIDS Healthcare Foundation will talk about the group’s outreach efforts through their Flux and Loud programs that outreach to the transgender and Latino communities.

Other topics this season will include a discussion about Ruth Bader Ginsburg and her legacy and an interview with Dr. James Simmons, a gay doctor and a person of color, who will talk about how COVID-19 has affected the LGBTQ and Latino communities.

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“The Q Agenda” features four hosts: comedian Lianna Carrera, actress and transgender activist Juliana Joel, Enrique Sapene, and makeup artist Victor Ramos. The show is the he only LGBTQ Latinx talk show with queer Latinx hosts. Photo: LATV.

Seasons one, two, and three of “The Q Agenda” can be watched on the queer streaming service Revry.

Some of the guests on season three include Rafael De la Fuente (“Dynasty”), Candis Cayne (“The Magicians”), Sutton Stracke (“The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills”), Alexandra Grey (“Empire”), and telenovela star Litzy.

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“The Q Agenda” evolved from the show “Glitterbomb,” which debuted on LATV in October 2018. The show made history as the first, LGBTQ Latinx TV talk show with a gay Latino cast.

“Glitterbomb” was co-hosted by a trio of personalities (Entertainment Weekly senior editor Patrick Gomez, iHeartRadio personality Alexander Rodriguez, and Sapene) discussing pop culture news and trends and interviewing celebrity guests.

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But in September 2019, Gomez and Rodriguez were replaced with  three news hosts to increase the panel’s LGBTQ diversity. Sapene remained as a host.

The show’s name was changed to “The Q Agenda.”

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About the author

Phillip Zonkel

Award-winning journalist Phillip Zonkel spent 17 years at Long Beach's Press-Telegram, where he was the first reporter in the paper's history to have a beat covering the city's vibrant LGBTQ. He also created and ran the popular and innovative LGBTQ news blog, Out in the 562.

He won two awards and received a nomination for his reporting on the local LGBTQ community, including a two-part investigation that exposed anti-gay bullying of local high school students and the school districts' failure to implement state mandated protections for LGBTQ students.

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