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Daniel Zamudio

For Matthew Shepard and His Family

Enrique Torre Molina | Posted 08.18.2014 | Gay Voices
Enrique Torre Molina

At the end of my first year in college, just when I began to come out to my family and friends, I read about a young man in the United States, Matthew Shepard, who had been brutally murdered for being gay. This shocked me for many reasons -- first, because I identified with a few of Matthew's traits.

Judge Sentences 4 Men For Brutal Anti-Gay Murder

AP | Posted 10.28.2013 | Gay Voices

SANTIAGO, Chile -- SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean judges have sentenced a man to life in prison for the beating death of a gay man whose body was ca...

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.

Chile Signs Hate-Crime Law After Gruesome Murder

AP | LUIS ANDRES HENAO | Posted 09.11.2012 | World

SANTIAGO, Chile — Chile's president signed an anti-discrimination law Thursday following the killing of a gay man beaten by attackers who carved...

Chile Approves Hate Crime Law After Tragic Death Of Young Gay Man

AP | By EVA VERGARA | Posted 05.10.2012 | Gay Voices

SANTIAGO, Chile -- Chile's congress passed a hate-crimes law Wednesday night, months after a group of alleged neo-Nazis were arrested in the brutal mu...

After The Death Of Chilean Gay Daniel Zamudio: It Takes More Than Tolerance To Change Anti-Gay Culture In Latinamerica

Paula Escobar Chavarría | Posted 07.02.2012 | Latino Voices
Paula Escobar Chavarría

And there is the key. To accept the long-time excluded -- gays, divorced, people from other religions, for example -- as legitimate others. Not to tolerate them in a patronizing way, but to see in their different lives and perspectives a path to enrich and humanize ourselves.

Chile Passes Anti-Discrimination Law After Gay Man's Death

AP | Posted 04.05.2012 | Gay Voices

SANTIAGO, Chile -- Chile's Congress passed an anti-discrimination law Wednesday following the killing of a gay man whose attackers beat him and carved...

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 ...

Gay Chilean Man In Coma After Brutal Beating

AP | Posted 05.06.2012 | Gay Voices

SANTIAGO, Chile — A brutal attack on a gay Chilean man drew strong condemnation from political leaders and entertainer Ricky Martin on Tuesday. ...