Medellín is among the Colombian cities in which public health officials are working to Venezuelans with HIV to treatment once they are diagnosed.
Unable to get care in a devastated health care system, desperate Venezuelans flow into Colombia.
Unión Afirmativa [Affirmative Union] was formed on November 24, 2000 with the purpose of ensuring the application of international standards for protecting homosexual persons against discrimination based on their sexual orientation in Venezuela.
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.
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.
Raiza Farnataro lives in the bustling city of Barquisimeto, in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, about five hours away from Caracas
People with HIV/AIDS in Venezuela are dying because of an acute lack of available antiretroviral drugs in the country, according to service providers and activists with whom the Washington Blade has spoken in recent days.
Venezuela’s shrinking economy has sparked an exodus of LGBT+ people as the economic crisis has put the brakes on the country’s growing tolerance towards its gay and trans community, activists told the Thomson Reuters Foundation.
Today, the Transrespect versus Transphobia Worldwide (TvT) project team is launching our publication, “Global trans perspectives on health and wellbeing: TvT community report.”
As Venezuela’s hyperinflation and chronic medicine shortages leave HIV patients with little hope of obtaining antiretroviral drugs, many are now relying on the leaves of a tropical tree known as the guasimo.
Venezuela's economic meltdown has triggered the biggest exodus of people in modern Latin American history.
New Global Acceptance Index ranks 141 countries on LGBT acceptance and legal protections and provides a link between inclusion and GDP per capita.