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LGBT Rights
Senator Viviane Morales’ effort to reverse a historic court ruling reflects Colombia's growing conservative movement.
An unrelated controversy over gender identity helped mobilize Colombia’s social conservatives against the FARC peace agreement.
From rugby to judo, the visibility of Brazil’s out Olympians is a win in the fight against homophobia.
The pope calling gender choice “terrible” may slow the region’s fledgling trans rights movement, but a series of legal victories are cause for optimism.
LGBT activists in the Dominican Republic aren't backing down in the face of discrimination.
Brazil’s outspoken Jair Bolsonaro has a widening path to the presidency, posing a growing concern to the LGBT community.
A violent crackdown on an LGBT demonstration recently spotlighted the government’s lack of progress in protecting gay and trans Peruvians.
Several factors help explain why the two don't necessarily go hand-in-hand.

On Monday, LGBT rights organizations kicked off PRiDE JA 2015, Jamaica’s first ever gay pride week. For a country that TIME magazine once called “the most homophobic place on earth,”  the event is testament  to a slowly improving climate for an often persecuted LGBT community.

The Advocate

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