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Added on: 09/02/2022
08/31/2022
Venezuela’s National Electoral Council (CNE) has received a petition to record the name of the first-ever LGBTIQ+ community party, it was reported in Caracas. The movement founders chose…

World Voices

Added on: 08/29/2022
Alturi Project Strategist
Pasado Creo que el arte puede ser la respuesta del artista a la realidad y al tiempo que nos rodea. Creo que mi trabajo surgió como una…

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Added on: 08/28/2022
08/26/2022
Indonesian police on Thursday denied accusations of violence from the family of a Harvard University transgender activist who died after being arrested on his honeymoon on the…

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Added on: 08/07/2022
LGBTIQ+ skiers drenched the Andean slopes nestling this ski resort with rainbow colors on Friday at the opening of the first gay skiing event in Chile. Dozens…

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Added on: 08/04/2022
08/02/2022
On Tuesday (2 August), bishops of the Anglican Communion from across the globe held a confidential discussion on sexuality and human dignity. The once-a-decade Lambeth Conference, which brings…

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Added on: 08/03/2022
08/02/2022
Hundreds of same-sex couples staged a ‘kiss-a-thon’ in a park in Bogotá, Colombia after a gay couple was attacked there. Santiago Maldonado and Jorge Esteban Farías were…

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Added on: 07/26/2022
07/25/2022
Authorities in Buenos Aires are being sued after banning gender-neutral language from being taught in schools. Local officials were collectively taken to court by political groups after…

World Voices

Added on: 07/24/2022
Alturi Project Strategist
Past I believe art can be the artist’s response to the reality and time surrounding us. I think my work emerged as a voice as I grew…

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Added on: 07/15/2022
07/15/2022
Brazilian actor Johnny Massaro recently came out as gay at the premiere of his new film, The First Fallen. The film is about the first year of the AIDS…

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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: 06/24/2022
Caracas, Jun 23 (EFE).- Francisco Machado brings a great deal of passion to his role as a doctor, but he is equally dedicated and enthusiastic when putting…

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Added on: 06/01/2022
More than 12 million people live in the Francophone Caribbean, from the independent nation of Haiti to the French territories of Guadeloupe, Martinique, St. Martin, St. Barthélemy,…

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Added on: 05/19/2022
05/17/2022
SANTIAGO, May 17 (Openly) – It was meant to be an open-air museum dedicated to Chile’s LGBTQ+ community, but days after the 40-meter (131-foot) mural was completed,…

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Added on: 05/14/2022
5/13/22
Director of Empowering Queers using Artistic Learning (EQUAL) Anil Persaud has issued a call for members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community to play…

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Added on: 05/13/2022
(São Paulo) – Lawmakers and other public officials at the federal, state, and municipal levels in Brazil have used pernicious legal and political tactics to undermine and even…

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Added on: 05/05/2022
Buenaventura, a major Afro-Colombian port city on Colombia’s western coast, has long been regarded as one of the country’s most dangerous cities. Armed groups would dismember victims…

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Added on: 04/28/2022
Called “When We Dare To Exist – History of the Brazilian Gay Movement +”, the feature film that brings the vision of activists from the 70s and…

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Added on: 04/26/2022
The 76crimes editorial staff is looking back at a homophobic attack suffered almost a year ago by our colleague, Moïse Manoël-Florisse, in Saint-Laurent du Maroni, French Guiana,…

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Added on: 04/20/2022
04/19/2022
For the first time ever, a majority-LGBTQ samba outfit will take part in Rio carnival’s famous street parades, flaunting rather than hiding their sexual identity. In the…

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Added on: 03/24/2022
03/23/2022
CARACAS, Venezuela — Ana Margarita Rojas and Elena Hernáiz have shared their lives for more than three decades and raised a son together. Their neighbors in Venezuela’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: 03/15/2022
A historic number of out LGBTQ candidates won their races in yesterday’s Congressional elections in Colombia. Incumbent Angélica Lozano won reelection and candidates Susana Boreal, Andrés Cancimance,…

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Added on: 03/11/2022
03/10/2022
Holding their two boys in their arms, Javier Silva and Jaime Nazar exchanged vows before sharing a kiss in the Civil Registry of Providencia of Santiago, Chile’s…

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Added on: 03/03/2022
03/01/2022
Colombian justice ordered to include “non-binary” gender on identity documents in Colombia, documents so far only mentioning the categories “man” and “woman”, according to a judgment delivered…

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Added on: 03/01/2022
02/28/2022
Marcia John (not her real name), a Guyanese transgender woman, readied to leave a transgender support group meeting. She slipped off her black wig, replacing it with…

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Added on: 02/03/2022
02/03/2022
In a mountain town near the north coast of Colombia, three drag queens strike poses in the blazing sun. Wearing extravagant Caribbean carnival costumes, they place each…

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Added on: 01/23/2022
On an early morning in 2013, a soldier alerted a supervisor that a comrade had left his post. He had seen him getting into a red car…

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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: 12/23/2021
LONDON/SAO PAULO, Dec 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – At his LGBT-friendly boutique hotel in Chile’s capital, Will Martin is hoping the country’s decision this month to legalise…

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Added on: 12/21/2021
12/20/2021
The Office of Colombia’s Ombudsman Monday launched an appeal for the authorities to look after the integrity of LGBTQ people after 35 transgender women have been murdered…