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Being Gay in Rural Colombia

By Julio C. Londoño Translated byLuis Gallo May 3 2017 Originally published on VICE Colombia: “How to be a village fagot in Colombia“. https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/being-gay-in-rural-colombia-aint-easy   “To the dance floor, please!” the soldier told Gustavo.* It was a rather strange request—the bar was empty; the woman tending it was doing math on a notepad while biting

Colombia Gays Continue to Win Rights

Intro: For the past three years, Colombia has made important and steady progress in recognizing LGBT individuals and couples. Three comments and an interview attest to this positive development. But caution is still advised for LGBT people as the country is a typical ‘macho’ Latino culture not inclined to favor homosexuality.   Story edited by