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Honduras: LGBT+ in legal bid to stop same-sex marriage ‘lock’

Honduras: LGBT+ in legal bid to stop same-sex marriage ‘lock’

Honduran LGBT+ advocates on Thursday mounted a legal challenge to changes made to the constitution by lawmakers, that make it harder to reverse the existing ban on same-sex marriage. Last month, members of the Honduran Congress voted to amend the constitution, making it much harder to reverse existing hard-line bans on abortion and same-sex marriage, as lawmakers […]

Honduras: MPs vote to lock in anti-gay ban

Honduras: MPs vote to lock in anti-gay ban

(Reuters) – Members of the Honduran Congress voted on Thursday to amend the constitution, making it much harder to reverse existing hard-line bans on abortion and same-sex marriage, as lawmakers double down on socially conservative priorities. Lawmakers voted to require a three-quarters super-majority, to change a constitutional article that gives a fetus the same legal […]

Honduras: Transgender murders stoke fears of backlash against LGBT+ rights

Honduras: Transgender murders stoke fears of backlash against LGBT+ rights

The murder of three transgender women in Honduras this month has raised fears that a push for LGBT+ rights in the country has prompted a backlash. Bessy Ferrera, a 40-year-old LGBT+ rights activist, was gunned down by unknown assailants early on July 8, in the capital Tegucigalpa. Santi Carvajal, a trans TV show host, was […]