Uruguay’s Senate yesterday voted to legalize gay marriage by approving a single law governing matrimony for heterosexuals and homosexuals.
Senators voted 23-8 in favour of the bill, which was passed by the Lower House in December. It must now return to the Lower Chamber of Congress with changes. >>>
Sunday, March 31, 2013
In honour of International Day of Transgender Visibility we spoke with Tamara Adrian - Venezuelan lawyer, law professor, human rights activist and all round international trans rights superstar. She spoke about transgender visibility in international arenas, the new ’revolution’ in gender identity laws in Latin America, and some key questions facing trans communities in contemporary Venezuela. >>>
We are glad to announce that scholarships submission for the ninth biennial meeting of
the International Association for the Study of Sexuality, Culture and Society (IASSCS) has started today. The Conference, entitled Sex and the Marketplace: Whats Love got to do with it?, will take place from 28th to 31st August 2013 in Buenos Aires-Argentina. This conference is co-organized by the Study Group on Sexualities (GES for its initials in Spanish), Institute Gino Germani, School of Social Sciences, University of Buenos Aires (UBA), Argentina.
22/02/2013 | ILGA-LAC - Oficial de Comunicación
The Ministry of Labour and Social Security (MLSS) and the Jamaica Manufacturers' Association (JMA) have joined forces in a bid to reduce stigma and discrimination in the local food-services industry and protect the rights of persons living with HIV and AIDS. >>>
The ninth biennial meeting of the International Association for the Study of Sexuality, Culture and Society (IASSCS) is entitled Sex and the Marketplace: Whats Love got to do with it? and will take place from 28th to 31st August 2013 in Buenos Aires-Argentina. This conference is co-organized by the Study Group on Sexualities (GES for its initials in Spanish), Institute Gino Germani, School of Social Sciences, University of Buenos Aires (UBA), Argentina and hosted by Mario Pecheny.
As the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders participate in the Thirty-Third Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government in Saint Lucia on Wednesday, 4 July, 2012 under the Chairmanship of the Dr. the Hon. Kenny D. Anthony, Prime Minister of Saint Lucia citizens are holding them accountable for their responsibilities. >>>
A member of the ministry of foreign affairs provided a short video clip to local SOGI advocacy group CAISO, the program, titled “Diplomatic Encounters” with interviewer C's Gideon Hanoomansingh speaks to Trinidad and Tobago’s Ambassador to the United Nations Rodney Charles. The ministry representative depicted it as "a clear outline of what Trinidad & Tobago's position is on this issue" with regards to issues regarding sexual orientati >>>
13/06/2012 | ILGA-LAC equipo de comunicacion
We are looking for someone that contributes to the identification, research and publication of current national issues negatively affecting men and women from a gender approach, human rights, justice in the rural area and improving access to justice from an intercultural perspective. Also, to contribute to development &/or consolidation of coordinated local justice systems in order to provide a more adequate service to women and children affected by situations of violence in the rural areas. >>>
Adults who want sex-change surgery or hormone therapy in Argentina will be able to get it as part of their public or private health care plans under a gender rights law approved Wednesday 9th May 2012. >>>