2016-01-25

Police use water cannons against Peruvian LGBT activists

Peruvian police on Saturday used water cannons against a group of activists who staged an LGBT rights protest. More than two dozen people gathered in Lima’s Plaza de Armas to take part in the protest that was described as “kisses against homophobia.” Sin Etiquetas, a Lima-based LGBT website, posted pictures to its website that show

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Peru congressman inspired by Hitler to block gay civil unions

Ruben Condori Cusi says he was inspired by Hitler’s Mein Kampf to block a bill that would have seen same-sex couples legally recognized for the first time in Peru.  A Peru congressman has said he was inspired by Adolf Hitler’s Mein Kampf to block civil unions for same-sex couples. Ruben Condori Cusi, a congressman for

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No civil unions for Peru as bill is blocked by Congressional Committee

Members of Peru’s Congress will not get to vote on whether same-sex couples should be able to enter into civil unions for the second time in 5 years after a legal committee blocked the bill from moving forward. Same-sex couples in Peru will continue to lack legal recognition of their relationships after a bill to