South America

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Added on: 06/23/2024
06/22/2024
When nearly 2.5 million people converged on Sao Paulo this year for the world’s biggest gay pride parade, the celebration emphatically reminded Brazil’s presidential candidates of the…

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Added on: 06/13/2024
06/12/2024
Brazilian medical professionals are celebrating Pride Month with the hashtag #DesafioMedicasLGBT or #MedicalChallengeLGBT. Doctor Vinícius Borges launched the playful challenge. In it, the health workers pass a uniformed worker…

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Added on: 06/03/2024
The iconic yellow and green of Brazil’s flag mixed with a sea of rainbow-colored tutus, hand fans and drag queen hairdos at Sunday’s LGBTQ+ pride parade in…

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Added on: 05/23/2024
05/22/2024
When far-right “outsider” Javier Milei was elected Argentina’s president in November, hard-right Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni was the first European leader to congratulate him. In February,…

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Added on: 05/23/2024
05/22/2024
São Paulo, Brazil – In 2023, 230 LGBTI+ individuals were violently killed in Brazil, according to data released this month by the Observatory of LGBTI+ Deaths and Violence….

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Added on: 05/19/2024
05/18/2024
Sexual diversity activists protested in Peru’s capital in front of the health ministry Friday to demand that the government repeal a decree that characterizes seven gender identities,…

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Added on: 05/16/2024
05/15/2024
Trans, non-binary, and intersex people in Peru are now classified as “mentally ill” following a decree from the government’s health ministry. The decree, signed by Peruvian president…

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Added on: 05/13/2024
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — When Luana Salva got her first formal job after years of prostitution, she was ecstatic. A quota law in Argentina that promoted the…

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Added on: 05/12/2024
05/11/2024
Until a few years ago, few places in Brazil had gay parades. Today, however, the reality is different. From Oiapoque to Chuí, distant cities celebrate their LGBT…

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Added on: 05/10/2024
05/09/2024
Homophobia and transphobia numbers show that violence against the LGBT group has not decreased. On the contrary, it increased. This year, every hour a homosexual, bisexual, transvestite…

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Added on: 05/04/2024
05/04/2024
From 11 to 22 March 2024, the United Nations (UN) Independent Expert on the enjoyment of all human rights by older persons, Dr Claudia Mahler, conducted an…

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Added on: 05/03/2024
05/02/2024
Grag Queen, the host of Brazil’s Drag Race spin-off, has spoken about being forced to undergo conversion therapy. The drag queen shot to fame as the winner of…

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Added on: 05/02/2024
05/01/2024
Due to the 2013 resolution of the National Justice Council, which emphasizes that all registry offices must carry out civil unions between people of the same sex,…

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Added on: 04/29/2024
04/28/2024
A EXPO Diversity, event aimed at the end consumer, aimed at the public, LGBT and people who value culture, entertainment and quality products, will take place at the event…

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Added on: 04/12/2024
04/11/2024
“Ballroom changes lives, you know? It’s inevitable,” said Maru Camargo, who joined Rio de Janeiro’s Ballroom scene about a year ago after moving from the countryside. If you…

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Added on: 04/11/2024
04/10/2024
For the first time in its 78-year history the United Nations Security Council received a full briefing in a regular session on security issues impacting LGBTQ people…

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Added on: 03/29/2024
03/28/2024
The dream of leaving her small town to see the world has been fulfilled, as she’s ventured throughout and beyond her native Brazil. Now, she has another dream:…

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Added on: 03/10/2024
03/09/2024
Around a hundred women, transgender, and non-binary people gathered on Wednesday, March 6 on the patio of the Hotel Hector Quagliaro in Buenos Aires, loaned by the…

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Added on: 03/09/2024
04/08/2024
Around a hundred women, transgender, and non-binary people gathered on Wednesday, March 6 on the patio of the Hotel Hector Quagliaro in Buenos Aires, loaned by the…

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Added on: 02/16/2024
02/15/2024
Jorge Apolaya, a 45-year-old Peruvian, is pained to recall his mother’s disappointment in 2007, when she heard him admit he was gay and liked men. Activists like…

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Added on: 02/06/2024
Persecuted and prosecuted in their home country, some members of Russia’s LGBT community have been driven abroad — and hundreds have moved to Argentina, where their civil…

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Added on: 01/30/2024
01/29/2024
The next lesbian, gay, or transgender person to be the godparent of a baby baptized in a Catholic parish, or in a cathedral, in any corner of…

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Added on: 01/21/2024
01/20/2024
At least 257 people from the LGTBI population were murdered in Brazil last year, of which 49.42% of the victims belonged to transvestite and transgender groups, according…

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Added on: 01/16/2024
01/15/2024
Wearing heavy makeup and a fuchsia wig, Brazilian drag queen Helena Black is acting out a story for a rapt group of children — but this is…

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Added on: 01/02/2024
Latin American and the Caribbean didn’t see quite the dynamic changes that came in 2022, when three countries decriminalized gay sex and one legalized same-sex marriage. But…

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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: 12/28/2023
12/27/2023
According to a study from the National Human Rights Observatory (ObservaDH), 59,620 same-sex marriages were registered in South America’s largest country between 2013 and 2021, Agencia Brasil…

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Added on: 12/21/2023
“The love of God is for everyone, and the church has finally had the courage to accept that,” declares 25-year-old Daniella Cardozo from Rio de Janeiro. Bisexual,…

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Added on: 12/03/2023
11/27/2023
The election of right-wing libertarian Javier Milei as Argentina’s president has put LGBTQ+ campaigners on alert in the country, long one of the most progressive in Latin…

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Added on: 11/23/2023
On November 10-12, True Friendships Ministry (Portuguese: Ministério Amizades Verdadeiras) held its fifth national meeting, “Sexuality and the Church in the 21st Century,” at the Brooklin Seventh-day Adventist…