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Mariel Perez-Santiago

Senior Associate, LGBT
October 28, 2016
I recently returned from the fourth-annual Caribbean Women and Sexual Diversity Conference in St. Croix. Organized by Liberty Place in St. Croix, United and Strong Inc. in St. Lucia, and the Eastern...
August 12, 2016
Last Sunday, Jamaica culminated its second-annual LGBT Pride with a family picnic on the beach. Members of the LGBT community, activists, and allies gathered last week for a series of events under...
June 27, 2016
I recently traveled to El Salvador to meet with activists working for full LGBT equality. Karla Avelar, Executive Director of COMCAVIS Trans, is one of them. Karla Avelar greets me with a warm...
January 20, 2016
A gay couple arrested arbitrarily by police, a transgender man unable to get a job because of transphobia, and thirty-three transgender women killed since 2006 in possible hate-motivated murders....