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'A Breakthrough' For Same-Sex Couples In Chile

AP | Posted 01.29.2015 | Gay Voices

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean lawmakers gave final approval on Wednesday to a bill that recognizes civil unions between same-sex couples. The legi...

Suspects Found Guilty In Sadistic Murder Of Gay Man In Chile

AP | Posted 10.17.2013 | Gay Voices

SANTIAGO, Chile -- SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Four Chilean men have been found guilty of first-degree murder for killing a gay man and carving swastikas...

Chilean Supergay Rolando Jimenez Leads Chile Through Progressive Change

Jenni Chang and Lisa Dazols | Posted 11.06.2012 | Gay Voices
Jenni Chang and Lisa Dazols

Rolando has a strong survivor's attitude and knows how to advocate for his rights. We met Rolando in his office in Santiago, where we asked him about Chile's recent progressive moves to improve the lives of the LGBT community.

Chilean Paradoxes: LGBT Rights In Latin America

Pedro Garcia | Posted 10.21.2012 | Gay Voices
Pedro Garcia

The paradoxes, advances, and setbacks of LGBT human rights in Latin America are perhaps nowhere as clear as in Chile.

Chile Urged To Toughen Discrimination Laws After Gay Man's Death

AP | Posted 03.30.2012 | Gay Voices

GENEVA -- The U.N. human rights office is urging Chile to pass new laws against hate crimes and discrimination after the killing of a young gay man fo...

Gay Man's Death After Brutal Attack Sparks Debate In Chile

AP | FEDERICO QUILODRAN | Posted 05.28.2012 | Gay Voices

SANTIAGO, Chile — Prosecutors in Chile asked for murder charges Wednesday in the death of a young gay man whose attackers brutally beat him and ...