Aldo Davila said that despite death threats, he is ready to fight for those previously without a voice in the congress
The Global Equality Caucus is a new international network of parliamentarians and elected representatives aiming to tackle discrimination against LGBT+ people. The Caucus links elected officials across the world regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Aldo Iván Dávila Morales is poised to take up a seat in Guatemala’s congress in January, making history as the first openly gay man elected to the country’s legislature
In the Americas, violence, discrimination, prejudice and stereotypes prevent lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people from fully exercising their rights. However, significant progress has also been made towards protecting, recognizing and guaranteeing the rights of LGBTI people in a number of countries in the region.
Por qué la 5272, de ser aprobada, puede ser declarada inconstitucional
Proyecto contra aborto y matrimonio gay agita Guatemala antes de elecciones
In the fall of last year I traveled to Mexico City to meet Las Soñadoras de Centroamérica: A group of over 100 LGBTQ migrants traveling in one of the largest ever recorded caravans.
“There are many laws at this moment that are violating our rights.”
The following country profiles are derived in part from sections of the Human Rights Watch 2019 World Report that relate to the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people.
Of the 22 countries in the Americas that haven’t legalized same sex marriage, only Costa Rica has made any effort to advance toward compliance in the last year.
The president of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights reiterated her support of marriage rights for same-sex couples.
More than 120 LGBTQ asylum seekers are currently stuck in Tijuana, with the number sure to grow in the coming weeks as the arrival of a larger group of people fleeing violence and danger draws closer