Tag Archive | Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico approves new civil code, sparking fears over LGBT+ rights

Puerto Rico approves new civil code, sparking fears over LGBT+ rights

Lawmakers in Puerto Rico this week approved a new set of civil laws that enshrine rights for LGBT+ people, even as opponents say gaps in the code could fuel discrimination toward trans people in the US territory. The updated civil code, which covers non-criminal legal issues like marriage and property, passed the island’s House of […]

Puerto Rico: Impeachment Proceedings Against Governor in ‘Rickyleaks’ scandal

Puerto Rico: Impeachment Proceedings Against Governor in ‘Rickyleaks’ scandal

(Reuters) – Impeachment proceedings by Puerto Rico’s legislature against Governor, Ricardo Rosselló, have begun. Rosselló was expected to step down on Wednesday, after almost two weeks of protests against his administration, sparked by the publication of offensive chat messages with aides, several of whom have already quit. Rosselló had made no announcement by early Wednesday, […]

Podcast: This Way Out LGBT Radio

Podcast: This Way Out LGBT Radio

Every week, EILE Magazine features the latest episode of This Way Out, a Los Angeles-based LGBT radio show, which celebrates its 26th year on air this month! This Way Out is available in 200 countries worldwide, as well as here each week on EILE!