Marriage equality and legal name and sex change for transgender people to be guaranteed by 20 countries in the Americas by Cindy Regidor and Herman M. Duarte

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights released an Advisory Opinion on Gender Identity, Equality and Non-Discrimination Against Same Sex Couples claiming that marriage equality and the right to officially change transgender people’s name and sex must be provided by all member states which have recognized the[…]

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Black History Month: The intersection of race and sexuality, and the fight for LGBT rights in the Caribbean – an interview with Jason Jones

Jason Jones is a man on a mission. Describing himself as being “hard-wired” to take on the challenge, he has brought a case to the High Court of Trinidad and Tobago to overturn the ‘buggery laws’ left over from British colonial rule. Unafraid of ruffling[…]

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The Judgement on Right to Privacy: Harvesting Hope for the Rainbow Flag in India? By Swarnima, Kosturi Ghosh and Akash Mishra, Trilegal

In the 21st century, when we are looking at human genome editing and artificially intelligent babies, homosexuality is still considered to be unnatural and met with societal disapproval in India. Homosexual acts are criminalized under S. 377 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860 (the criminal[…]

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A “lagom” sensation, by Herman M. Duarte

Herman M. Duarte is the founding partner of HDuarte-Lex, a Costa-Rican arbitration and human rights boutique. He campaigns passionately against discrimination based on sexual orientation in the legal profession and wider Latin American community, and is committed to helping create and promote spaces for positive[…]

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