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Founded in 2017, the Latin American Movement of Mothers of LGTB+ Children lobbies governments to eliminate prejudicial laws and better enforce existing bans on violence and discrimination.
How a Social Movement Is Using Politics and Solidarity to Fight Extreme Inequality in Santa Fe, Argentina
La Garganta Poderosa is the “first seed” aimed at improving the fortunes of many disenfranchised communities.
In September, President Alberto Fernández signed a decree establishing a 1% employment quota for transgender people in the public sector.
Pamela Troya and Gabriela Correa spent six years fighting Ecuador’s justice system for the right to marry.
BOGOTÁ, Colombia (AP) — Despite a dark past, today many LGBT citizens in Latin America are enjoying the right to marry, choose their gender identity and adopt children. But while laws in several of the region’s biggest countries are changing, that doesn’t necessarily translate into a broader societal shift toward acceptance.
Latino Rebels’ senior editor Hector Luis Alamo provides an overview of some of the most interesting and important things he’s seen, read, and heard over the past week.
The government of the Dominican Republic on Sunday began construction of a wall along its border with Haiti. President Luis Abinader said that the wall will “drastically reduce irregular migration,” as well as the illegal trade of arms and narcotics.
ROME (AP) — The Vatican declared Monday that the Catholic Church won’t bless same-sex unions since God “cannot bless sin.”
Congress’ first impeachment attempt in September received less than half of the 87 votes necessary to remove Martín Vizcarra from office.
ROME (AP) — Pope Francis endorsed same-sex civil unions for the first time as pontiff while being interviewed for the feature-length documentary “Francesco,” which premiered Wednesday at the Rome Film Festival.
Out of the total number of 36,476 homicides in 2019, 3,874 were femicides, the highest figure since 1990.
While Europe was hit early by the pandemic, Latin America has struggled to contain the spread of the virus despite long-lasting lockdowns in many countries.
A 2018 court ruling to legalize gay marriage is set to take effect on May 26. Some lawmakers are criticizing moves to delay its implementation.
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases doubled in one day after delayed test results were taken into account.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Diana Zurco did not attend her high school graduation because she refused to receive a diploma with her birth name. At 17 and considered a boy by school officials, she grew her hair long and adopted the name Diana after the alien character on the show “V” about an extraterrestrial invasion.
Business leaders who support Bolsonaro are calling for a nationwide anti-democratic protest against Brazilian Congress, some even suggesting military rule should return.
Morales said he would support veteran MAS party member Luis Arce Catacora and young coca farmer union leader Andrónico Rodríguez.
Botero had previously presented the bombing as an “impeccable operation” against “narcoterrorists.”
In a live video lasting over 20 minutes, Bolsonaro denied any wrongdoing and accused the media of trying to damage his government and the country.
With reports of strong winds of up to 104 mph across the island and forecasts of up to 6 inches of rain, Governor John Rankin urged residents to stay indoors.