2023 World Same-Sex Marriage and LGBT Rights Progress – Part 2: Latin America and Caribbean


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 there were many important smaller developments, and the region is poised to make some big gains for LGBT equality in 2024. Jamaica: A case seeking to overturn the country’s sodomy laws ground to a halt when the Supreme Court ruled that the challenge was inadmissible as the laws are shielded from constitutional challenges by the “savings clause,” which protects pre-independence laws.

Share this:

Latest Global News

Added on: 07/17/2024
The Tel Aviv City Council has approved a proposal by council member Reut Nagar to consider allocating part of the city’s affordable housing project …
Added on: 07/17/2024
David Omarov, a native of Turkmenistan, says he was arrested and tortured there for being gay — a crime under the country’s repressive regime. …
Added on: 07/17/2024
California has enacted a landmark law banning schools from outing LGBTQ+ students to their parents or guardians, becoming the first state to ban forced …

Explore LGBTQ+ Issues

Added on: 07/07/2024
It was an attack that sent shockwaves through a country long considered a pioneer in LGBTQ rights. In the early hours of May 6, …
Added on: 07/06/2024
Hand in hand, Andrea and Fiorella attend an improvised mass in the garage of a house in San Salvador. There they say they don’t …
Added on: 07/04/2024
In the face of Cameroon‘s criminalization of LGBTQ+ relationships, the daughter of the nation’s president has come out. Brenda Biya, daughter of President Paul Biya, revealed in …