Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Puerto Rico must seize historic chance to end discrimination - 7 May 2013

Headline Title:  Puerto Rico must seize historic chance to end discrimination Puerto Rico’s lawmakers have a historic opportunity to end discrimination against the island’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) people with a pair of bills due for debate th Puerto Rico’s lawmakers have a historic opportunity to end discrimination against the island’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) people. Media Node:  Boricua Pride Story Location:  Puerto Rico 18° 13' 58.5012" N, 66° 31' 39.756" W “The approval of these two laws would be a big step for justice and equality for an important sector of Puerto Rico’s population, which to date has fallen victim to institutionalized discrimination” Source:  Pedro Santiago, director of Amnesty International Puerto Rico Date:  Tue, 07/05/2013

Puerto Rico must seize historic chance to end discrimination

Puerto Rico’s lawmakers have a historic opportunity to end discrimination against the island’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) people with a pair of bills due for debate this week, Amnesty International said today. Puerto Rico’s lawmakers have a historic opportunity to end discrimination against the island’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) people with a

Uruguay: La Ley de Matrimonio Igualitario, un paso hacia la plena igualdad en las Américas - 12 April 2013

Headline Title:  Uruguay aprueba la Ley de Matrimonio Igualitario La aprobación por el Parlamento uruguayo de la Ley de Matrimonio Igualitario el pasado 10 de abril reforzará la protección de los derechos humanos y supondrá un paso más hacia una sociedad inclusiv La aprobación por el Parlamento uruguayo de la Ley de Matrimonio Igualitario el pasado 10 de abril reforzará la protección de los derechos humanos y supondrá un paso más hacia una sociedad inclusiva para todos. Media Node:  Uruguay same-sex marriage_es Twitter Tag:  LGBTI Story Location:  Uruguay 33° 11' 21.696" S, 55° 44' 40.6644" W “Este es un paso importante hacia la plena igualdad para las personas LGBTI en América del Sur, donde la discriminación y la violencia a causa de la orientación sexual y la identidad de género sigue siendo alta.” Source:  Javier Zúñiga, asesor especial de Amnistía Internacional Date:  Fri, 12/04/2013 URL:  Argentina legaliza el matrimonio homosexual Description:  Noticia, 15 de julio de 2010

Uruguay : l'adoption de la loi sur l'égalité du mariage constitue un pas en avant vers la pleine égalité dans les Amériques - 12 April 2013

Headline Title:  Uruguay : l'adoption de la loi sur l'égalité du mariage constitue un pas en avant L'adoption le 10 avril par le Parlement uruguayen de la Loi sur l'égalité du mariage va renforcer les protections relatives aux droits humains et faire avancer la société vers un peu plus d'ou L'adoption le 10 avril par le Parlement uruguayen de la Loi sur l'égalité du mariage va renforcer les protections relatives aux droits humains et faire avancer la société vers un peu plus d'ouverture pour tous. Media Node:  Uruguay same-sex marriage_fr Twitter Tag:  LGBTI Story Location:  Uruguay 33° 11' 21.696" S, 55° 44' 40.6644" W “C'est une étape importante vers la pleine égalité des personnes LGBTI en Amérique du Sud, où la discrimination et la violence fondées sur l'orientation sexuelle et l'identité de genre demeurent vives.” Source:  Javier Zúñiga, conseiller spécial pour Amnesty International URL:  L'Argentine légalise le mariage entre personnes de même sexe Description:  Nouvelle, 15 juillet 2010

Uruguay’s Equal Marriage Act a step towards full equality in the Americas - 12 April 2013

Headline Title:  Uruguay passes Equal Marriage Act The Uruguayan Parliament’s adoption of the Equal Marriage Act on 10 April will bolster human rights protections and bring an inclusive society for all a step closer, Amnesty International said. The Uruguayan Parliament’s adoption of the Equal Marriage Act on 10 April will bolster human rights protections and bring an inclusive society for all a step closer. Media Node:  Uruguay same-sex marriage Twitter Tag:  LGBTI Story Location:  Uruguay 33° 11' 21.696" S, 55° 44' 40.6644" W “This is an important step towards full equality for LGBTI people in South America, where discrimination and violence based on sexual orientation and gender identity remains high” Source:  Javier Zúñiga, Special Adviser at Amnesty International Date:  Fri, 12/04/2013 URL:  Argentina legalizes same-sex marriage Description:  News story, 15 July 2010

Uruguay’s Equal Marriage Act a step towards full equality in the Americas - 12 April 2013

Headline Title:  Uruguay passes Equal Marriage Act The Uruguayan Parliament’s adoption of the Equal Marriage Act on 10 April will bolster human rights protections and bring an inclusive society for all a step closer, Amnesty International said. The Uruguayan Parliament’s adoption of the Equal Marriage Act on 10 April will bolster human rights protections and bring an inclusive society for all a step closer. Media Node:  Uruguay same-sex marriage Twitter Tag:  LGBTI Story Location:  Uruguay 33° 11' 21.696" S, 55° 44' 40.6644" W “This is an important step towards full equality for LGBTI people in South America, where discrimination and violence based on sexual orientation and gender identity remains high” Source:  Javier Zúñiga, Special Adviser at Amnesty International Date:  Fri, 12/04/2013 URL:  Argentina legalizes same-sex marriage Description:  News story, 15 July 2010

Austria: Reforma necesaria tras la victoria de una pareja de lesbianas ante el Tribunal Europeo en un caso de adopción - 19 February 2013

Headline Title:  Austria: Reforma necesaria tras victoria de lesbianas ante Tribunal Europeo Tras la sentencia dictada por el Tribunal Europeo de Derechos Humanos según la cual Austria discriminó a una mujer por negarse a examinar su solicitud para adoptar al hijo biológico de su compañera El Tribunal Europeo de Derechos Humanos ha fallado que Austria cometió discriminación al negarse a examinar la solicitud de una mujer para adoptar al hijo de su compañera. Media Node:  austria lgbt flag_es Story Location:  Austria 47° 32' 30.9372" N, 13° 18' 55.548" E “Esta positiva decisión debe servir para impulsar al gobierno austriaco a replantearse su manera de pensar y su legislación.” Source:  John Dalhuisen, director del Programa para Europa y Asia Central de Amnistía Internacional Date:  Tue, 19/02/2013

La CEDH donne gain de cause à un couple de lesbiennes sur un dossier d'adoption. L'Autriche doit réformer sa législation - 19 February 2013

Headline Title:  Autriche : Victoire d'un couple de lesbiennes sur un dossier d'adoption L'Autriche doit réformer sa législation à la suite de la décision de la Cour européenne des droits de l'homme établissant que l'État avait soumis une femme à un traitement discriminatoire en refusa La Cour européenne des droits de l'homme conclut au traitement discriminatoire dans une affaire où l'Autriche a refusé à une femme d'adopter l'enfant de sa compagne. Media Node:  austria lgbt flag_fr Story Location:  Austria 47° 32' 30.9372" N, 13° 18' 55.548" E “Cette décision importante doit inciter le gouvernement autrichien à revoir son point de vue et réviser sa législation.” Source:  John Dalhuisen, le directeur du programme Europe et Asie centrale de l'organisation.

Austria: Reform needed after European Court adoption victory for lesbian couple - 19 February 2013

Headline Title:  Austria: Reform needed after European Court gay adoption victory A European Court of Human Rights ruling that Austria discriminated against a woman by refusing to consider her request to adopt her female partner’s biological child, must be followed by legal refo European Court of Human Rights rules that Austria discriminated by refusing to consider a woman's request to adopt her female partner’s child. Media Node:  austria lgbt flag Story Location:  Austria 47° 32' 30.9372" N, 13° 18' 55.548" E “This welcome decision must prompt the Austrian government to shake up its thinking and its laws.” Source:  John Dalhuisen, Amnesty International's Director for Europe and Central Asia Date:  Tue, 19/02/2013

Russia’s anti-gay ‘propaganda law’ assault on freedom of expression - 25 January 2013

Headline Title:  Russia’s anti-gay ‘propaganda law’ assault on freedom of expression Russia’s Parliament has backed a bill which outlaws the “propaganda of homosexuality among minors” in a move that will restrict fundamental human rights and is in breach of the country’s internatio LGBTI activists protest outside Russia’s Parliament as it backs a bill which outlaws the “propaganda of homosexuality among minors”. Media Node:  Russia LGBTI Twitter Tag:  russia Story Location:  Moscow Russia 55° 45' 7.9992" N, 37° 36' 56.0016" E “This law is an attack on the right to freedom of expression. There is no legal definition in the Russian law of what constitutes ‘propaganda of homosexuality’ and the law could be interpreted very loosely. They are going to punish people for something which is perfectly legitimate – expressing themselves, being themselves. ” Source:  David Diaz-Jogeix, Deputy Director of Amnesty International's Europe and Central Asia Programme Date:  Fri, 25/01/2013

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