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sugey (user currently living in PERU) posted for lesbian readers on 14/08/2013 tagged with lgbt families
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Necesito ayuda ya no se que hacer mi vida deja de tener sentido me siento muy sola nadie sabe lo que vivo y no creo que les importe ayudenme
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jorge (user currently living in PERU) posted for gay readers on 28/02/2013
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hi i am Jorge , is really bad time for me in my country i am 27 years old , and i have a bad time , be gay in country is not really good , i am discrete and cute man , i want to know if tehre other organization in other country where i can work or do what you need .
ojotu-14@hotmail.com
please helpme
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Dear All,

In the ILGA website it states that male-to-male relationships are "illegal" which in fact is wrong. Homosexual relationships have been decriminalized in PerĂş since 1921 and the law makes no distinction on the legality of a homosexual relationship between males and females. No consensual relationship between adults is illegal. There is a total absence of any legally-recognized union aside from the 'traditional' marriage between one man and one woman, where a long way still needs to be walked, but a "relationship" per se is LEGAL.I would appreciate it f you could correct the data accordingly in the website. Moreover, the laws regarding service in the armed forces were revised in 2009.

Lastly there are laws which prohibit ALL forms of discrimination for sexual orientation and transexual individuals can change their names and gender on legal documents through a legal process and application. While it may be true that the laws regarding discrimination for sexual orientation may just be de jure as opposed to de facto, the fact is that they exist. Consequently, this would need to be updated as well in the ILGA map.

Many thanks!
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(user currently living in PERU) posted for gay lesbian transgender bisexual intersex straight readers on 17/03/2011 tagged with tourism, at the work place, lgbt families, health, human rights +4
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WORLD LGTBI RELIEF CRUSADE FOR JAPAN

When a floods forced the evacuation of thousands of people in the east of Australia and when a 6,3 earthquake struck Christchurch, New Zealand, the GayChamber International®, the GayChamberPeru®, the Harvey Milk Movement Worldwide® and the lgtbiPeru® were united to help victims. Now, before the great magnitude of disasters produced by a 9 Ritcher earthquake, a tsunami, several aftershocks and the nuclear radiation exposition and contamination, they join together once more again for a big disaster relief.

►ACTIVITIES
• Fundraising Pajama Parties.

►DATE & HOUR
• Saturday, March 26, 2011. Hours are going to be indicated by each member-organization or member-corporation of the GayChamber International®, the GayChamberPeru®, the Harvey Milk Movement Worldwide® and the lgtbiPeru® in each country.

►DONATION
• € 20,00 EUR @ per person. [http://www.xe.com/ucc/]

►RESERVATIONS
• Closing Date will be on Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at 1400 hours – local time in each country. Reservations must make effective in the offices and websites of the the GayChamber International®, the GayChamberPeru®, the Harvey Milk Movement Worldwide® and the lgtbiPeru® member-organizations and member-corporations in each country around the world.

►NOTE
Fundraisings will be deposit in the Japan Red Cross Society's banking account inmediately after audit.

* * * * *

►DONATIONS DIRECTLY TO JAPANESE RED CROSS SOCIETY AS FOLLOW◄

Name of Bank:
• Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation: http://www.smbc.co.jp/global/index.html
 
Name of Branch:
• Ginza.
 
Account No.:
8047670 (Ordinary Account).
 
SWIFT Code:
• SMBC JP JT.
 
Payee Name:
• The Japanese Red Cross Society.
 
Payee Address:
• 1-1-3 Shiba-Daimon Minato-ku, Tokyo, JAPAN.

Thank you once again for your generous offer. It is surely the source of encouragement for the affected population in Japan.

Source:
• © 2011 · 日本赤十字社 Japanese Red Cross Society.
◘ http://www.jrc.or.jp/english/relief/l4/Vcms4_00002070.html
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(user currently living in PERU) posted for gay readers on 16/03/2011 tagged with tourism, lgbt families, gender identity +5
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FIRST GAYSURFERSPERU SURFARI ADVENTURE MÁNCORA 2011

►EVENT:
● First GaySurfersPeru® Surfari Adventure ~♥~ MÁNCORA 2011 ;)

►DATES:
● From Friday 15 to Sunday 24 April 2011 (10 days/9 nights):
→ 4 days/3 nights in Lima (from Friday 15 to Saturday 16 April 2011, and Sunday 24 April 2011).
→ 9 days/8 nights (from Saturday 16 to Sunday 24 April 2011).

►SURFBREAKS:
● Baterias, Bayovar, El Hueco, El Golf, El Ñuro, Las Pocitas, Lobitos, Los Muelles, Los Órganos, Máncora, Panic Point, Peña Redonda, Piscinas, Punta Cabo Blanco, Punta Sal, Varadero El Ñuro. All located in Piura Region in the north of Peru.
◘ http://www.surfline.com/surf-report/mancora-peru_6990/

►PARTICIPANTS:
● Gay Groomets and Gay Surfers from Peru and abroad. Open age. Minors aged under 18 years old must have the respective legal authorization of parental custody or parental guardianship.

►REGISTRATION AND BOOKING DEADLINE DATE:
● On Friday 8 April 2011 at 1800 hours of Peru (6 pm) [http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/]. or before that time if all places are completed.

►BRIEFING MEETING FOR EVENT STAFF & SURFHOSTS [http://www.facebook.com/home.php?sk=group_203750696309173]:
● At Larcomar on Saturday 9 April 2011 at 1800 hours of Peru (6 pm) [http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/].

►BRIEFING CHAT FOR REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS:
● In Google Wave [https://wave.google.com/wave/] on Sunday 10 April 2011 at 1800 hours of Peru (6 pm) [http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/].

►DAYS FOR MOVE ON TO LIMA FROM YOUR COUNTRY:
● Thursday 14 and Friday 15 April 2011.

►DEPARTURE FROM LIMA: (Flight: LA 2330)
● On Saturday 16 April 2011 at 1550 hours of Peru (03:50 pm) [http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/].

►ARRIVAL TO LIMA: (Flight: LA 2331)
● On Sunday 24 April 2011 at 2000 hours of Peru (08:00 pm) [http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/].

►PARTICIPATION FEE (Fees in United States Dollars (USD). Use the Universal Currency Converter [http://www.xe.com/ucc/] or contact your bank for updated exchange calcutations).

~For participants aged between 13 and 25 years old -
● US$ 650,00 per person.

~For participants over 25 years old -
● US$750,00 per person.

The Participation Fee covers the following expenses
→In Lima.-
• Shuttle between the Lima International Airport “Jorge Chávez” and the surfing homestay in Miraflores district (Lima).
• Bed & Breakfast in a surfing homestay in a Miraflores district (Lima).
• Welcome and farewell parties.
• Economic Class, Round-Trip, Air Ticket for flight operated by LAN [http://www.lan.com/] between Lima (LIM) and Tumbes (TBP).
• Taxes.
• Gifts.

→In Mancora.-
• Shuttle between the Tumbes Airport “Capitán FAP Pedro Canga Rodríguez” (TBP) and Máncora bungalows.
• Full-board and room in a Máncora bungalows.
• Taxes.

The Participation Fee does not include extra-cost expenses, excess baggage, customs fees for prohibited materials, personal expenses nor other expenses.

►BOARD & ROOM (Bed & Breakfast) FEE FOR EXTRA DAY/NIGHT in a Surfing Homestay in Lima is US$ 20,00 per person per day/night.

►ONLINE PRE-REGISTRATION FORM:
● http://gaysurfersperu.wufoo.com/forms/first-gaysurfersperu-surfariadventure-mancora-2011/

►CONTACT:
● gaysurfersperu@gmail.com (Our reply is only available if your include your Full Name and Documento Nacional de Identidad, Carné de Extranjería or Passport Number. Emails without those personal information are going to be blocked and eliminated.)

● http://www.facebook.com/people/Surfout-Peru/100002091796908

►NOTE:
● Information could change without notice at any time.



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~~ UPDATED~~
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►REGISTRATION & BOOKING CLOSED!!!
Total of Guests: 27.
Total of Volunteers: 20.
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Total General: 47.

FURTHER UPDATED DETAILS AT http://www.facebook.com/people/Surfout-Peru/100002091796908
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