Gabriel Arana is a contributing writer at Salon and a contributing editor at The American Prospect. His articles on gay rights, immigration, and media have appeared in publications including The New Republic, The Nation, Slate, and The Atlantic. He is the recipient of the National Lesbian and Gay Journalist Association's 2014 award for feature writing and was nominated for a GLAAD Media Award for his feature story on the Proposition 8 case in California in 2010. He has been a guest on television and radio talk shows including MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow, CNN’s Starting Point with Soledad O’Brien, and NPR’s Talk of the Nation. Gabriel holds a bachelor’s degree in linguistics from Yale University and a master’s degree in linguistics from Cornell University. He is a native of Nogales, Arizona.
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