Making Human Rights Real: The Inter American System and LGBT Rights in the Americas

Le Monde Diplomatique, March 2014. Karla Avelar’s steady voice filled the room at the Inter American Commission in Washington. The transgender activist from El Salvador described the horrors she has survived: three assassination attempts, 14 bullet wounds, countless scars from stabbings, years of psychological, sexual and physical abuse. The attacks are hate crimes, said Avelar,... Continue Reading →

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