Argentina

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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: 01/02/2024
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: 12/03/2023
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: 11/06/2023
Thousands marched through Buenos Aires on Saturday in celebration of LGBTQ+ equality and diversity at a colorful pride parade. Buenos Aires dedicated a week to celebrating diversity, a…

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Added on: 08/23/2023
08/22/2023
Were you ever afraid to go to the toilet at school? For a 14-year-old transgender teenager, it is a daily distressing situation. “I always wait for recess…

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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: 05/30/2023
Anastasia Domini and her wife Anna Domini walked hand in hand on a recent sunny day in Argentina’s capital Buenos Aires while their four restless children played…

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Added on: 05/28/2023
Anastasia Domini and wife Anna Domini walked hand in hand on a recent sunny day in Argentina’s capital while their four restless children played nearby. It’s a…

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Added on: 02/17/2023
Spain on Thursday joined a small but growing club of nations that allow people to change their gender on their ID card through a simple administrative declaration. Several…

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Added on: 11/21/2022
11/20/2022
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Fabu Olmedo is so nervous about clubs and restaurants in Paraguay that before a night out she often contacts one to make sure…

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Added on: 07/01/2022
06/30/2022
The world is at an inflection point for LBGTQ rights, as a mixture of opportunities and crises converge, according to an assessment from one of the world’s…

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Added on: 03/20/2022
3/19/22
Paloma Vazquez envisioned a new start in Houston. After immigrating from Honduras to escape transphobic violence just six months prior, the 29-year-old was ready to move into…

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Added on: 01/14/2022
(New York) – Latin America is facing some of its gravest human rights challenges in decades, Human Rights Watch said today in releasing its World Report 2022. “Latin America…

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Added on: 12/07/2021
12/06/2021
Argentina made history in July as the first country in Latin America to legally recognise non-binary people – but people issued with documents showing their gender as…

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Added on: 09/23/2021
09/22/2021
Taking place inside a cool, concrete extension of the San Telmo Museum, a dedicated Basque cultural hub, the challenges facing LGBTQI+ cinema in Latin America was the…

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Added on: 08/09/2021
NPR’s Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to reporter Daniel Politi in Buenos Aires about new Argentine laws designed to help trans people find employment. LULU GARCIA-NAVARRO, HOST: For years,…

Alturi Blog

Added on: 08/01/2021
Alturi Project Strategist
X is a path forward in the inclusion of all human beings to be recognized and protected X as an option for gender identity goes beyond just…

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Added on: 07/22/2021
In a first for South America, people who do not identify as male or female can tick a third box in their ID cards. People who neither…

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Added on: 06/26/2021
6/25/21
A law reserving 1% of Argentina’s public sector jobs for transgender people will transform everyday life for the country’s trans community, LGBT+ activists said on Friday after…

World Voices

Added on: 05/11/2021
Nicolette Gullickson
Alturi Contributor
Unfulfilled is something that many feel at points in their careers. For Daniel, this feeling left him wanting to do more, to make more of a “social…

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Added on: 03/21/2021
A former priest and LGBTQ activist who has blessed same-sex unions in Pope Francis’ home country, Argentina, is leaving the Roman Catholic Church after the Vatican issued…

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Added on: 12/18/2020
12/17/2020
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — (AP) — Angeles Rojas strides down the hall of the Argentine state bank, passed portraits on the walls of past bank presidents who…

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Added on: 11/25/2020
11/24/2020
While the U.S. still bans transgender people from serving in the military, a new employment quota for Argentina’s army will soon require the service’s personnel to be…

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Added on: 09/08/2020
09/08/2020
Argentina’s president is now requiring 1% of public sector jobs be set aside for transgender people. In a decree signed by President Alberto Fernández signed a decree…

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Added on: 08/29/2020
08/28/2020
Marking an historical first in Pope Francis’s home country, the Diocese of San Luis in northern Argentina invited a transgender woman Tuesday to read one of the…

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Added on: 04/27/2020
Mara Gómez and Marcos Rojo are blazing a trail for transgender players in Argentine football. Out on the pitch, they finally can feel like themselves. In addition…

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Added on: 03/20/2020
03/19/2020
Traveling Argentina and the world as a professional basketball player, Sebastian Vega was living his childhood dream. But carrying a secret deep within was a nightmare. “When…

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Added on: 03/18/2020
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…

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Added on: 12/18/2019
12/17/2019
A popular soap opera in Argentina with a groundbreaking love scene between a transgender woman and man has helped break down stereotypes and negative views about gender…