Guatemalans are taking action to include the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community in election processes. On Sept. 6, they elected the first openly LGBTI congressperson into office, a turning point in Guatemalan inclusion and civil rights.
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This year, Guatemala will be electing a new president. USAID is working to make sure lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex persons are empowered with the right to participate and vote.
Regina Jun, Gender Advisor for the Bureau of Latin America and the Caribbean, spoke with Maurice Tomlinson, who is an Attorney-at-Law, law lecturer on sexual rights, and HIV/AIDS advocate.
An important part of this year’s UNGA agenda is inclusive development efforts to ensure equal access to foreign aid and the protection of the human rights of one of the world’s most vulnerable populations – lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people. Read more >>