Colombia

LGBTI Rights in Colombia


ADDED ON: 05/18/2018

New Colombia Truth Commission to Focus on Society’s ‘Most Fragile’

The head of a new commission formed to expose the truth behind human rights abuses committed during Colombia's long civil war has said it will focus on society's "most fragile" and look…

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ADDED ON: 03/13/2018

Colombia Just Elected its First Ever Openly LGBTI Senator

Angélica Lozano has become Colombia’s first ever openly LGBTI person to be elected to the country’s Senate. The bisexual congresswoman won a place in the upper house with 105,299 votes, as her…

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Astraea Foundation

The Astraea Foundation is the only philanthropic organization working exclusively to advance LGBTI human rights around the globe. Founded by activist women of color in the 1970s to fund a burgeoning national movement, in 1996 Astraea became the first U.S. organization to provide critically needed funding to LGBTI groups internationally. Astraea prioritizes funding for groups led by lesbian, transgender and intersex activists who are changing discriminatory laws and policies, using arts and cultural activism to inspire social change, and building inclusive movements for justice.