QUEER VOICES
09/22/2013 09:50 am ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

Colombia's LGBT Community On Being Victims Of Hatred, Casualties Of Civil War

BOGOTA — The LGBTI community (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transsexual/Transgender and Intersexual) in Colombia has suffered disappearances, forced migrations, mutilations, humiliation and abuse.

The phrase “damaged bodies, silent crimes” has come to be used by this community to describe their suffering often made even worse by the civil war that has torn Colombia apart over the past decades.

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