In Bolivia, political allegiances and competing priorities have shaped movements for equality for LGBTI Bolivians, and thus, their histories.
Latin American Sexualities
In Mexico, colonial courts maintained relative silence about abortion and infanticide. Things changed in 1871.
The Nicaraguan struggle for sexual rights came armed with revolutionary experience.
Sex education in Mexico remains a battlefield for struggle between the state and Catholics over moral jurisdiction.
“Love Without Fear” plays on the interim president’s last name, which means “fear” in Portuguese.
Cari Maes To date, Brazil has registered over 500 cases of Zika-related microcephaly and another 4,000 cases have yet to be confirmed. With the country set to host the 2016 Summer Olympics, what was a domestic public health crisis has attracted international concern and media attention. In particular, Zika has […]
Elena McGrath Five years after the 1952 revolution gave all Bolivians the right to vote, removed forced labor requirements for indigenous communities, and nationalized Bolivia’s mineral wealth, a mechanic in Bolivia’s state-owned mining company, the Bolivian Mining Corporation (Corporación Minera de Bolivia, or COMIBOL) wrote to the municipal courts. He […]