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Haiti Lgbt People

Haiti's LGBTQ-Accepting Vodou Societies

Irene Monroe | Posted 04.13.2013 | Gay Voices
Irene Monroe

As a monotheistic religion, Vodou holds that there is one God, but adherents also believe that individual behavior is guided by spirits called "loas" (or "lwas"). Many of these spirits are what we'd consider lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, gender-fluid, androgynous or dual-gendered.

Brutal Aftershocks: The Persecution Of LGBT Haitians After The Earthquake

Mark Canavera | Posted 06.02.2012 | World
Mark Canavera

The scapegoating and persecution took several forms documented in the report, including physical violence against LGBT people in the camps where displaced people were living, and sexual violence, including so-called "corrective rape."