ADDED ON: 09/28/2018

LGBTI Rights in Latin America: A(nother) Pending Debt

09/28/2018 | McGill International Review

The development of the LGBTI rights movement across the continent is awe-inspiring. With the precedent of the United Nations’ protests against Cuban concentration camps for homosexuals in the 60’s, various activist groups in Latin America have joined their efforts to organize massive pride parades that transcend the local sphere and give hope to LGBTI people in the most ultraconservative regimes. In some cases, the events are even funded by governments and corporate sponsors. In 2006, Guinness World Records named the São Paulo Gay Pride Parade–which was made possible by the federal government— the biggest pride parade worldwide (with the New York City Pride March second on the list).

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