Peru Ruling a Victory for LGBT Equality

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04/20/2023

In a landmark unanimous ruling published last week, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights found Peru responsible for violating Crissthian Olivera Fuentes’ rights to equality before the law and to judicial protection, after he faced discrimination in a commercial establishment and from Peruvian authorities. In August 2004, Olivera and his partner, both gay men, visited a supermarket in Lima, during which time they kissed and acted affectionately toward each other.

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