The UN’s LGBT expert has advocated for a global partnership to end violence

He advocated for unity in his keynote speech at the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA) in Bangkok. Vitit Muntarbhorn said: “resolute action is required to stop the violence and discrimination affecting not only LGBT communities but also the human rights defenders working with them… “this goes hand in hand with the… Read more »

LatAm gays reach high govt offices

Bogota, Colombia – Tatiana Pineros is a man by birth and a woman by choice. Pineros, 34, is also a high-powered public servant who manages a $360 million budget and nearly 2,000 employees in Colombia’s biggest and most powerful municipal government. Her appointment by Bogota’s new mayor to head the capital’s social welfare agency was… Read more »

Gay South America News & Reports (All South America)

1 Sources of Homophobia in Latin America 07 2 HIV prevention hampered by homophobia 1/09 3 LGBT Rights Movement: Progress and Visibility Breed Backlash 6/09 4 Report: Inequalities Fueling AIDS Pandemic In Latin America 11/09 5 Coalition Of LGBTTTI…Supports The Approval Of…Human Rights, Sexual Orientation And Gender Identity 6/10 6 Commentary: Stop discrimination against Blacks… Read more »