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Added on: 05/17/2024
05/16/2024
The family of a gay man who was arrested in Qatar say that he was “trapped” by a fake Grindr account and that he urgently needs access to…

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Added on: 03/30/2024
A few months ago in Tijuana, Mexico, our Director of Research and Analysis for Refugee Protection Christina Asenico met two couples from Russia – three of the…

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Added on: 03/24/2024
A call for solidarity and mutual aid for Chío in the State of Mexico. Chío has spent the last 11 months in prison for defending herself against…

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Added on: 03/21/2024
03/20/2024
A gay British-Mexican, who was entrapped by police in Qatar on Grindr, has been provisionally released from prison after a global campaign for his freedom. Manuel Guerrero Aviña was…

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Added on: 02/11/2024
02/10/2024
In many communities in Baja California, there is a need for more LGBTQ+ input in government decisions, according to María Teresa Díaz Estrada, political director for Baja’s…

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Added on: 02/09/2024
02/08/2024
Located in the suburbs of Tijuana, Mexico, the Casa Arco Iris migrant shelter is unassuming. That’s on purpose. Not so long ago, its exterior was graffitied with a homophobic slur….

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Added on: 02/03/2024
02/02/2024
Guillermo Barraza buzzed with a nervous energy as he watched himself transform. Hands delicately painted stripes of bright pink eyeshadow onto Barraza’s angular face as newscasters and…

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Added on: 01/27/2024
01/26/2024
Hola Friends! Before we close this season and take a little break, we wanted to leave you with the story of Jardín de las Mariposas, a shelter…

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Added on: 01/16/2024
LGBTI groups protested at Mexico’s National Palace on Monday, in response to the death of activist and politician Samantha Fonseca, the fourth trans woman murdered in the…

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Added on: 01/10/2024
01/09/2024
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador apologized Tuesday following accusations of misgendering a transgender legislator. “I want to … offer an apology to a colleague who identifies…

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Added on: 12/28/2023
12/27/2023
SÃO PAULO – Catholic members of LGBT+ communities in Latin America have welcomed a new Vatican declaration on the possibility of blessings for same-sex couples, including in…

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Added on: 11/21/2023
11/20/2023
A demonstrator holds a picture of Jesús Ociel Baena in Mexico City on Nov. 13. The first openly nonbinary person to assume a judicial position in Mexico…

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Added on: 11/20/2023
11/19/2023
JUCHITAN, Mexico, Nov 19 (Reuters) – Members of southern Mexico’s third-gender ‘muxe’ community celebrated sexual and gender diversity over the weekend, while committing to fighting for LGBTQ…

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Added on: 11/15/2023
11/14/2023
Thousands marched in Mexico’s capital Monday night demanding justice for Jesús Ociel Baena, an influential LGBTQ+ figure who was found dead at home in the central city…

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Added on: 11/01/2023
10/31/2023
Tijuana officials said they will consider a proposal to create a “Pink Zone” in the downtown area that will include at least 10 bars and clubs catering…

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Added on: 10/18/2023
The energy and determination were evident, demonstrating that, through unity and collective action, challenges can be overcome to create a more inclusive and respectful society….

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Added on: 09/24/2023
09/22/2023
In 2012, an undocumented immigrant from Indonesia named Rio Djiwandana began his studies at Georgetown University. During his first semester, he enrolled in the Deferred Action for…

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Added on: 09/16/2023
09/15/2023
Mexican transgender rights activists Kenya Cuevas and Andrea Luna sat in front of their longtime friend Paola Buenrostro’s pink grave in Mexico City. “You don’t have to…

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Added on: 09/10/2023
Sixty groups forming an Ibero-American Catholic LGBTQ+ network have written to Pope Francis asking for LGBTQ+ people to be directly involved in the Synod assembly next month,…

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Added on: 09/01/2023
08/31/2023
Canada has updated its travel advisory to warn LGBTQ residents visiting the United States about local laws and policies that may “infringe on your human rights” amid…

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Added on: 08/04/2023
08/03/2023
Gay Games organizers in Guadalajara say that the games will go on in the Mexican city this November, regardless of historic-low registration numbers. It is, for the…

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Added on: 06/30/2023
In its International LGBT+ Pride Day survey on the representation that diversities have in the political sphere shows that more than half of the Argentines consulted are…

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Added on: 06/27/2023
06/26/2023
Jubilant transgender folks and same-sex couples celebrated in Mexico City on Friday. The Associated Press reported 120 couples were able to marry under the slogan, “Hand in…

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Added on: 06/02/2023
06/01/2023
June is Pride Month, a celebration of LGBTQ+ rights in the United States and around the world. The month commemorates the Stonewall Riots of 1969, when LGBTQ+ people…

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Added on: 05/18/2023
Mexico City, May 17 (EFE).- Mexico is commemorating the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia as Latin America’s No. 2 country in terms of hate crimes…

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Added on: 04/12/2023
04/11/2023
Puerto Vallarta’s LGBT community now has access to a new clinic offering primary and specialized care in the Zona Romantica area. The Vallarta Gay Clinic (VGC) was…

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Added on: 04/07/2023
04/07/2023
In the town of Juchitán de Zaragoza, located on the Isthmus of Tehuantepec in Mexico’s southern state of Oaxaca, one variation of a local legend goes something…

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Added on: 02/16/2023
In June 2021, Amani’s girlfriend ended their relationship. Amani told Human Rights Watch that for months prior to the breakup, her girlfriend’s parents had been “refusing to…

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Added on: 02/09/2023
02/08/2023
If you are a queer in India, you have definitely heard of the Naz Foundation. An NGO that works on HIV/AIDS and sexual health, this is also the…

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Added on: 12/24/2022
12/23/2022
Every day, in the centre of Mexico City, a flea market takes place. At the market, trans girls and queer folx gather under a railway, selling clothing,…