Mothers of LGBTQ Children Join Forces in Latin America

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.

  • Nov 21, 2022
  • 10:33 AM

After 6 Years of Struggle, First LGBT Couple to Request Marriage in Ecuador Says ‘I Do’

Pamela Troya and Gabriela Correa spent six years fighting Ecuador’s justice system for the right to marry.

  • Sep 17, 2019
  • 10:31 AM

In Uruguay, New Law Grants Rights to Transgender People

The approved law requires the Uruguayan state to ensure that a minimum number of them is represented in the government.

  • Oct 22, 2018
  • 1:30 PM

Brownlisted: ‘Beans, Greens, Potatoes, Tomatoes…’

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.

  • Nov 25, 2022
  • 1:14 PM

Argentina to Add More Transgender People to Labor Force

In September, President Alberto Fernández signed a decree establishing a 1% employment quota for transgender people in the public sector.

  • Dec 17, 2020
  • 1:10 PM

Colombian Defense Minister Resigns Amid Bombing Scandal

Botero had previously presented the bombing as an “impeccable operation” against “narcoterrorists.”

  • Nov 7, 2019
  • 10:22 AM

Bolsonaro, Trump Defend Policies in Speeches at UN General Assembly

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro opened the United Nations’ General Debate yesterday by defending Brazilian policy in the Amazon.

  • Sep 25, 2019
  • 1:30 PM

Hundreds of Underage Migrants Moved From “Inhumane” Detention Facility in Texas

The original report described how the center neglected the medical needs of over 300 detainees, as well as how the underage migrants lived in unsanitary and overcrowded conditions and were poorly fed.

  • Jun 25, 2019
  • 11:32 AM

Ex-Police Officers Arrested in Killing of Marielle Franco in Brazil

Investigators said the crime was meticulously planned over three months but did not explain the motive.

  • Mar 13, 2019
  • 11:50 AM

Amnesty International Slams Guatemalan Bill Opposing Same-Sex Couples

“The Law for the Protection of Life and the Family,” would also establish prison terms of two to four years for “women who cause miscarriages,” but would allow abortion for rape victims.

  • Sep 6, 2018
  • 12:26 PM

Respect! The Hemispheric Fight for Trans and Queer People of Color

At a Pride Reception this past month at the White House, Latina Trans organizer Jennicet Gutiérrez of Familia TQLM and GetEqual interrupted an all too jovial speech from President Obama about what his administration has done for the LGBT Community in the U.S. The interruption led to him dismissing her and ordering she be escorted […]

  • Jul 11, 2015
  • 11:52 AM

Child Refugees: The Consequences of the 2009 Coup in Honduras

If we’re going to discuss the root causes of the current Honduran refugee crisis, let’s get a few things straight. First, the U.S. government has and continues to fund, orchestrate and support coups across Latin America. Most Americans who know anything about Latin American history will readily highlight Guatemala in 1954, Chile in 1972 and […]

  • Jul 21, 2014
  • 9:28 AM

Gay Pride in Latin America

As a regular watcher of Latin America, come Monday morning I usually expect to read about the terrible things that almost inevitably occur every weekend. In a region so vast and unstable, there’s bound to be a riot, a corruption scandal, a police crackdown, the shooting of innocent bystanders, or at least an earthquake or mudslide, […]

  • May 19, 2014
  • 6:33 PM

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