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Sociedad Cubana Multidisciplinaria para el Estudio de la Sexualidad (SOCUMES)

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An organization devoted to LGBTI rights
Founded in 1972

Globe Member of ILGA since 2004


Address: C/10 numero 460 esquina 21, Plaza de la Revolucion
Havana 10400
Phone: (537) 831 1732
Fax: (537) 830 2295
Website:    http://www.cenesex.org/socumes/ 


Contact: Alain Darcout Rodriguez


Works on :
  • National level
Works for :
  • Gay community
  • Lesbian community
  • Bisexual community
  • Trans community
  • Intersex community

Arts, culture, history and pride

Performing arts
Use of media and the internet
Visual arts
Ethnic / racial identity & affiliation
International Day Against Homophobia
Women’s day
Workers’ day

LGBTI Education/Awareness

Promoting LGBTI rights as Human rights
Raising awareness through mass media
Teaching LGBT rights in schools
Working against transphobia

LGBTI Families /Parenting

Donor insemination services and fertility treatments
LGBT families


Peer to peer support
Prevention for men having sex with men
World AIDS Day
Sexual and reproductive health
Mental health

Laws and leadership

Gender identity
Changing gender on official documents
Changing name on official documents
Individuals in jail or punished for being transgender
Institutional spaces for alternate sexualities and gender identities
Anti discrimination law (gender identity) in employment
Anti discrimination law (gender identity) in social services
Sex re-assignment treatment and/or surgery
Transgenderism classified as an illness
Human rights
Foreign office
Freedom of expression
Freedom of association
Global human rights agreements
Governmental leadership
LGBTI movement (community organizing & leadership)
Regional human rights agreements
Laws and human rights
Universal Periodic Review - UPR
Yogyarkarta Principles
Sexual orientation

Religion & social institutions

Gender identity
Gay or lesbian (ability to serve)
Trans individuals (ability to serve)
Marriage / civil unions
Marriage/Substitutes for marriage
Partnership (recognition)
Homosexuality and Christianity
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