• Lesbian Mother Wins Human Rights Case against Chile

    Lesbian Mother Wins Human Rights Case against Chile

    Photo Courtesy of Blabbeando In a precedent setting decision, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights ruled Tuesday in favor of Chilean lesbian judge Karen Atala Riffo, saying that the Supreme Court of Chile’s 2004 ruling that separated the mother from her three daughters was in violation of her right to equality and non-discrimination as stipulated in the American Convention on […]

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  • Argentine Gender Identity Law closer to reality

    Argentine Gender Identity Law closer to reality

    Yesterday, in what has been called a historic moment by Argentine LGBTQ activists, a package of four bills commonly referred to as the Gender Identity Law successfully obtained a majority of votes during a joint meeting of the General Legislation and Justice committees of Argentina. Presented earlier this year with the full support of various LGBTQ and trans organizations, the […]

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  • Lesbian Mother’s Discrimination Case Against Chile Begins

    Lesbian Mother’s Discrimination Case Against Chile Begins

    The Inter-American Court of Human Rights opened today in Bogotá, Colombia with the discrimination case of a Chilean judge who lost custody of her three daughters in 2004, after the Supreme Court of Chile ruled that allowing them to stay with their mother would leave them in a “situation of risk” and turn them into “objects of social discrimination.” This […]

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  • Argentina to Debate Gender Identity Law

    Argentina to Debate Gender Identity Law

    On August 18, the Argentine Congress will begin the debate on a proposed gender identity law. If passed, this law would allow anyone to correct hir name, gender and image registration in all public records through a quick and simple procedure. Currently, trans people who wish to obtain a government ID with their true gender and name must wait years […]

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