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Chile: March Supporting Gay Rights

Andrés Duque has a
summary of last weekend's march in Santiago, Chile to celebrate the “decision by the Education Ministry to adopt sexual orientation non-discrimination language in the standard high-school sexual education curriculum and saluted an initiative by the Chile Chamber of Deputies to combat hate crimes based on sexual orientation.” The post also notes that presidential candidate Tomas Hirsch said he would support “legal recognition of same-sex partnerships through the adoption of civil union legislation.”

2 comments

  • Hm. Thanks for noticing my blog! Just a clarification: The actual event was their annual gay pride celebration and not necessarily just a celebration of the legislative victories. After I read the summary here, I realized that my original posting was not that clear on this fact so I have re-edited it to say so.

  • […] maggio, i messicani hanno partecipato a un’enorme marcia per la pace nazionale di 4 giorni, e altre dimostrazioni si sono svolte anche in diversi Paesi del mondo l’8 […]

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