Guatemala is in the process of electing democratically a new president this time after several political crises linked to corruption. But, Jimmy Morales, who is now the winner of this election, even though it has yet to be a second round, already strongly opposed to LGBT rights.
The College of Psychologists and WHO (World Health Organization) rejects the «ex-gay cures» in Chile.
Like in the United States, LGBT couples and their lawyers have challenged equal marriage bans first in their states before their cases are sent to the Supreme Court of Mexico which has just recognized them as unconstitutional. This decision had the effect of legalizing marriage equality in the country!
In Argentina, all hormonal treatments and surgical sex reassignment operations are now free for trangender people.
In Buenos Aires, Argentina, three parents had the right to be listed on the birth certificate of their son.
In the Mexican state of Sinaloa, the Supreme Court has just declared the ban on same-sex marriage as «totally unjustified".
Chile has long been regarded as the most conservative countries in South America, yet President Michelle Bachelet signed a law allowing civil unions for same-sex couples.
Although Brazil has not legalized marriage equality, 160 couples were married this Sunday in Rio de Janeiro.
The Chilean Senate has approved the bill Life Partner that allows same-sex couples to have a marital status.
Today, over forty nongovernmental service organizations defending the rights of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people handed a bill for marriage equality before the Parliament of Venezuela with the support of more than 20,000 signatures.