Friday, March 28, 2014

The status of LGBT rights in El Salvador following the 2014 presidential election

The headline of the article is Transgender people voted for the first time in El Salvador's history,  but the situation the article describes is much less sanguine.   Despite a recent victory over discrimination at polling locations, the LGBT community in El Salvador faces entrenched societal and institutional discrimination in El Salvador.   Journalists Danielle Marie Mackey and Gloria Marisela Moran provide a candid assessment of the slow progress towards the elimination of discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

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