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Daniela Mercury, Wife Malu Verçosa Mercury on LGBTI Rights at UN

Nov 21, 2015 Celebrities, News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, November 20 2015 At a special event on LGBTI rights in Latin America, Senior UN adviser on LGBT rights Charles Radcliffe, said that while   “some of the most progressive laws in the world have been put in place” in the region, “some of the highest levels of hate crimes, prejudice and stigma” are also taking place. “A lot of people are surprised when they hear about the enormous progress that has been made in many countries in Latin America. Some of the most progressive laws in the world have been put in place. Very innovative new social [Read More]

New York Pride Parade 2015

Jun 29, 2015 News , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

The New York Pride Parade took place only two days after the Supreme Court’s decision to affirm same-sex marriage. Parade-goers took to the Big Apple’s streets with rainbow flags, noisemakers and an array of handmade signs. They were surrounded by paper mache floats, plenty of alcohol, music and fellow ecstatic revelers. The timing of the parade could not be better. Ironically, it was not the first time that New York City’s gay pride parade took place after an important legal breakthrough. Back in 2011, the city’s parade occurred right after the state of New York legalized same-sex marriage. Two years [Read More]

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