Tag Archives: Peru

PERU: Court Recognizes Foreign Same-Sex Marriages

The Associated Press reports: Peru has taken a small step toward recognizing same-sex marriage with a court’s recognition of the Mexican marriage between two men. Peruvian gay rights activist Oscar Ugarteche tried to register his marriage to his Mexican partner shortly after the two were wed in Mexico City in 2010 so that he could change his marital status on …

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PERU: Lima Police Use Batons And Water Cannon To Break Up LGBT Valentine’s Kiss-In Protest [VIDEO]

Gay Star News reports: Police in Lima, Peru broke up a peaceful gay kiss protest with water cannons on Saturday (13 February). Dozens of people gathered together to protest against homophobia. They held hands, kissed, embraced and waved rainbow flags. Sin Eqiguetas, a LGBTI website in Lima, posted pictures that showed same-sex couples kissing as armored police trucks loomed in …

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PERU: Cops Raid Gay Strip Club [VIDEO]

After an investigation lasting several weeks, Peruvian police have raided a gay strip club which they claim was operating as a “clandestine brothel” in which the owners took a cut from go-go boys hired for sex by VIP card-holding patrons. Spanish-language news reports say that Club Casanova, located in the Lima suburb of Brena, held 60 customers at the time …

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PERU: Thousands Rally For Civil Unions

Thousands of Peruvians rallied in Lima’s Plaza San Martin on Saturday following last week’s rejection of a civil unions bill by the national legislature. (Via Andres Duque)

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PERU: Congress Rejects Civil Unions

Translation: “Civil unions: rejected. It’s a shame to see how homophobia takes power in Congress. Let’s show our outrage on the streets! Everyone to Plaza San Martin now!”

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PERU: Monsignor Calls Gay Politician A “Faggot” As Civil Unions Vote Nears

The Peruvian Congress is about to vote on civil unions, prompting Monsignor Luis Barbaren to call the bill’s sponsor, Rep. Carlos Bruce, a “faggot.” Barbaren: “He said he’s gay, but gay is not a Peruvian word. The word is maricon (faggot).” Barbaren’s words came at a ceremony held today to honor the Catholic victims of the terrorist group Shining Path. …

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PERU: Evangelist Michael Brown Exports Anti-Gay Hatred To South America

Jeremy Hooper reports for GLAAD: The sad trend of American anti-LGBT activists traveling across the globe in order to “warn” them from making the pro-LGBT “mistakes” of America continues. The latest example comes from Peru, where vehemently anti-LGBT activist Michael Brown recently spoke to local members of congress, as well as passed out copies of his propaganda book, A Queer …

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Mat Staver Exports Liberty Counsel’s Anti-Gay Hate To Peruvian Government

“I recently returned from Peru and it was quite an eye opening experience. I was invited there and I had an opportunity to speak to Congress and also the head of the attorneys and the head of the judiciary and the head of all the educational accrediting body as well. And one of the things that they are concerned with …

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