Human Rights Situation of LGBTI People in El Salvador

Commissioners: José de Jesús Orozco Henríquez, James L. Cavallaro, Francisco José Eguiguren Praeli Petitioners: Communicando y Capacitando Mujeres Trans (COMCAVIS Trans), Fundación de Estudios para la Aplicación del Derecho (FESPAD), Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL) State: El Salvador…

Discrimination Against Trans Persons in the Americas | Discriminación Contra Personas Trans en las Américas

Commissioners: Tracy Robinson, José de Jesús Orozco Henríquez, Paulo Vannuchi, Elizabeth Abi-Mershed (Assistant Executive Secretary of the IACHR) Petitioners: Corporacíon Caribe Afirmativo, International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission, Observatorio de Derechos Humanos y Legislación In Costa Rica, Chile, and…

After set-backs, first same-sex marriage in Argentina

By Tracey Begley The legal and political debate in Argentina over same-sex marriage reflects the tension between two differing opinions: that the ability to marry is a fundamental right which may be achieved through judicial interpretation, and that the legality…