The LGBT, feminist, and student voices behind Uruguay's radical reforms

From legalizing abortion to transsexual rights, marginalized groups in Uruguay have united to become a formidable force for change. While President José "Pepe" Mujica and his Broad Front coalition have been making international headlines for sweeping reforms, less well known is that 3,000 civil society activists have been the driving force behind the country's makeover. "Just 10 years ago, these laws would have been unthinkable," Michelle Suárez, a member of the LGBT group Ovejas Negras, or Black Sheep Read More