LGBTIQ+ political party seeking registration in Venezuela

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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 the name “United for Dignity” (UPD) and vowed to make history in this country“ from an ”inclusive“ viewpoint. ”We are consolidating a dream that as a social movement we have had for many years: To have not only the right to elect but also the right to be elected and to be the representatives of all those people who have been forgotten by the powers that be,“ explained UPD spokesperson Richelle Briceño.

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