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Gay Brazil News & Reports 2008-10

1 Baby taken away from Brazilian gay couple 1/08 2 Rio’s governor requests civil union rights for homosexual couples 3/08 3 Brazil opens condom factory to help preserve the Amazon rain forest 4/08 4 Brazil takes movie inspiration for condom campaign 4/08 5 Brazil launches hot site for gay travellers 5/08 6 Brazillian Prez Supports… Read more »

Gay Brazil News & Reports 2000-03

1 Brazil Grants Some Legal Recognition to Same-Sex Couples 6/00 2 Suspect for Letter Bomb to Gay Organization 2/01 3 Brazil gay activists lobby for same-sex unions 5/01 4 Some 200,000 expected for Brazilian gay parade 6/01 5 Brazilian gays lose hope for same-sex union bill 7/01 6 Pelotas Journal: Of Gays and Gauchos 8/01… Read more »

Gay Brazil News & Reports 2004-07

1 Gays in Brazilian State Quietly Tie Knot 5/04 2 In Brazil: Prejudice Out at school 6/04 3 Hundreds of thousands turn out for gay pride parades 6/04 4 Brazil’s homosexuals slam ‘insulting’ bill 7/04 5 Brazil: Organizing for Gay Rights in Salvador da Bahia city Nov/Dec 2004 6 Gay Rio de Janeiro: The New… Read more »

Gay Colombia News & Reports 2001-10

Gay Columbia web sites: Quia Gay Colombia Poor Bu Hhappy Miss Colombia Gay Medellin Most of the LGBT clubs and bars in Bogotá are in the Chapinero area, including the only LGBT Community Center in the country, which opened in September 2006, and is sponsored by the Office of the Mayor of Bogotá. Best clubs:… Read more »

Gay Guyana News & Reports 2001-10

1 Sexual orientation bill going back to perliament 1/01 2 Guyana debates gay rights bill groups advocate calm discussions 7/03 3 Shooting at gay wedding in Guyana injures one 3/04 4 Foreigners should not have to tell us about unacceptable behaviour 6/08 5 Male cross-dressers convicted 2/09 6 Human rights organisations call for end to… 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 »

Ecuador News & Reports

1 Evangelicals attack Ecuador’s protection of sexual minorities 3/08 2 President Correa falls into political trap 4/08 3 Ecuador: Kidnapping, torture, confinement at ex-gay therapy centers 5/08 4 Catholic Church Blasts Ecuador’s New Gay-Positive Constitution 7/08 5 President Rafael Correa vows to fight homophobia in wake of NYC murder 12/08 6 Baxter Labs Accused of… Read more »

Gay Bolivia News & Reports

1 Lesbian Actresses Arrested For Naked Soap 12/02 2 Reflections of a Gay Seminarian following his visit to Bolivia 3/05 3 La Familia Galan, Bolivia’s leading troupe of drag queens–a photo essay 2005 4 Some Comments from a Native about Gay Bolivia 7/06 5 I Am Rich Potosi 11/06 (Non gay background book) 5a Gay… Read more »

Gay Chile News & Reports 2003-10

1 Bill to support same-sex couples advances in Chile 6/03 2 Judge scandal is step back for homosexuals in Chile 11/03 3 Anti-AIDS commercials in Chile spark media backlash 12/03 4 Ruling forces gay parents to choose between closet, parenting rights 7/04 5 September 14-17: 3rd Regional Conference 8/04 6 Chiles’s Supreme Court Accused of… Read more »

Gay Peru News & Reports 2000-10

Also see: Peru organization for promotion of Human Sexual Rights: Promsex.org 1 Inca flag and gay pride clash in Peruvian Andes 8/00 2 Peruvians march in first gay pride parade 7/02 3 Catholic University in Peru angers students 9/03 4 Peru prime minister fired over rumors 12/03 4a Peru OKs gay sex in the military… Read more »

Gay Venezuela News & Reports

0 Gay Politics in Venezuela 11/05 1 Venezuela: Struggling for gay and lesbian rights 11/05 1a Struggling for Gay and Lesbian Rights in Venezuela 12/05 2 Yhajaira Marcano Bravo, Venezuelan Trans Activist flees the country 5/06 3 Commentary from a GlobalGayz.com reader regarding Venezuela 4/06 4 Venezuela May Lower Voting Age, Add Gay Rights in… Read more »

Gay Uruguay News & Report 2000-10

1 Gays March in Uruguay 9/00 1a Prez Disses Gays 2/01 1b A Very Out Lesbian: Uruguayan Lesbian Activist Diana Mines 5/01 2 International LGBT Latino/a Conference: Activists Re-Charge Energy 11/02 3 Uruguay: South America’s hot new gay getaway 1/05 4 Uruguay to pass gay union law 9/06 5 First Hurdle for LGBT Rights Passed… Read more »

Santiago

In some ways, Santiago has a head start in appealing to an international audience. The bustling urban area with six million inhabitants has the lowest crime rate of large South American cities. The recently elected female, socialist president is committed to bringing Chile up from “developing nation” status to progressive, international player, and an already… Read more »