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Category Archives: Press Release

ILGALAC report on the United Nations SOGI Independent Expert’s visit to Argentina

Vitit Muntarbhorn, the first UN Independent Expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, ended his official ten-days visit to Argentina. During his country…

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ILGALAC welcomes the UN Independent Expert to Argentina

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex International Association for Latin America and the Caribbean (ILGALAC) welcomes the historic visit of the first UN Independent Expert on protection against violence…

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Equality Prevails at UN General Assembly; SOGI Independent Expert Position Protected

Today in the United Nations General Assembly, a cross-regional group of states affirmed the principles of universal human rights by blocking a hostile attempt to prevent the work established by…

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ILGA welcomes Vitit Muntarbhorn’s appointment as SOGI Independent Expert

ILGA is delighted that Thai international law professor, Vitit Muntarbhorn, was today appointed the first UN Independent Expert on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity. The appointment, made as a package…

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ILGA supports a call for the UN Human Rights Council to establish a SOGI Special Procedure

After a unanimous decision at a recent meeting of its world Board*, ILGA is supporting the establishment of a Special Procedure on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity at the UN Human Rights…

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ILGALAC supports the World AIDS Day

We at ILGALAC, the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association for Latin America and the Caribbean, support the World AIDS Day, December 1, and urge our member organizations…

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ILGALAC urges Jamaica’s members of congress to eliminate homophobic laws

ILGALAC, the International Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, Trans and Intersex Association for Latin America and the Caribbean, is actively committed in the region to promoting and defending the human rights of…

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Top UN human rights body condemns violence and discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity

(Geneva, September 26, 2014) – The United Nations Human Rights Council resolution on combatting violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity (L.27/Rev.1), adopted today, Is a critically…

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ILGALAC celebrates assignment of historic special rapporteur on LGBTI Rights by the ICHR

The Interamerican Commission on Human Rights (ICHR) has assigned Commissioner Tracy Robinson as Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, Trans and Intersex (LGBTI) for the Americas. Commissioner…

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ILGALAC condemns Nigerian law against homosexuality

The International Association of Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, Trans and Intersex people for Latin America and the Caribbean (ILGALAC) expresses its repudiation of the recent promulgation of a law that criminalizes…

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