Is Argentina’s Milei a threat to LGBTQ+ rights gains?

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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 America on gay and transgender rights. Milei, a former TV pundit and self-proclaimed “anarcho-capitalist” who favors looser gun controls and is staunchly anti-abortion, has drawn comparisons to former far-right Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and Donald Trump.

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