The year started badly for LGBTQ people in Brazil. January 1, 2019 marked the beginning of Jair Bolsonaro’s presidential mandate, who removed LGBTQ concerns from the Ministry of Human Rights.
Bermuda has therefore appealed to the London Privy Council to prohibit marriage equality again.
Good news! The Supreme Court of Costa Rica has announced that same-sex couples could get married from May 2020! The court ordered the country’s legislators to establish marriage equality in the next 18 months.
The municipal council of Pariaman has adopted a measure prohibiting LGBTQ acts, imposing a fine that can go up to 1 million rupees ($14,129/12 408 euros) for behavior likely to “disturb public order” or to be “immoral”.
The Bermuda Court of Appeals has just issued a verdict against the marriage equality ban, considering it unconstitutional.