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Entries with Keyword “gay rights”

Argentina is a veritable pioneer for LGBTQIA+ rights, becoming the first country in Latin America to legalize same-sex marriage in 2010 and, more recently, passing gender identity laws in 2012 that allow citizens to change their gender without barriers of …

While Pride in Argentina is typically celebrated every November, World Pride Day takes place on June 28 in honor of the anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall Riots, a series of spontaneous protests by New York City’s LGBTQ+ community following

Yesterday saw a protest in front of the Russian Embassy in Buenos Aires, in light of recent allegations of ‘gay concentration camps’ in Chechnya. Groups making an appearance at the event included the Argentine LGBT Federation (FALGBT); La Fulana, an …

After three days of trepidation for María Jimena Rico Montero’s family and friends, the 28-year-old Argentine-Spanish woman who disappeared with her Egyptian girlfriend on Monday has now made contact with her family in Spain. The couple, who were escaping to …

This Friday there will be an event outside the Russian Embassy in Buenos Aires in protest of the ongoing oppression of gay men in Chechnya. In recent weeks, reports have surfaced that over 100 men have been rounded up into …

In contrast to the triumphant blend of hedonism and political activism flooding social and new media outlets as the Northern Hemisphere celebrates pride, a more somber public plea for visibility is set to take place in Buenos Aires – the …