We demand the guarantee of rights for all people from the next Paraguayan president

Key public policies depend on the presidency and from SOMOSGAY we demand the full application of human rights from the next head of State. Thus we present demands in healthcare, education, work, social security, housing and transport.

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LGBTI activists gather to design solutions

LESVOS, SOMOSGAY and general public held a first meeting on Thursday October 19th at 6 pm at LGBT Community Center to devise actions for the promotion of LGBTI human rights.

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Laurel Sprague’s powerful statement at the inaugural meeting of the Global HIV Prevention Coalition

Remarks delivered by Laurel Sprague, Executive Director of the Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+) on October 10, 2017 at the inaugural meeting of the Global HIV Prevention Coalition in Geneva, Switzerland. The coalition is chaired by the Executive Directors of UNAIDS and UNFPA and brings together United Nations Member States, civil society, international organizations and other partners as part of efforts to reduce new HIV infections by 75% by 2020.

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SOMOSGAY calls on Paraguay’s educational community to curb speeches of hate and disinformation

It is so great our fear to diversity that we rely on fantasies to remain in denial, closing ourselves to dialogue. Not in vain do we persist living under an authoritarian culture, in a democracy of the lowest quality, as a result of a lagging education.

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Love is always stronger today and everyday.

Saint Valentine’s celebration has roots in a legend where couples married secretly because of a Roman emperor’s prohibition. Every day we celebrate February 14th and this is the best opportunity to remember the diversity this powerful feeling evokes: in our families -that are unique each one of them- and our partners. As the legend teaches us: love triumphs over adversity.

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Being undetectable is possible

In the first place, we make it clear that there is no cure for HIV yet. Nevertheless, we can be undetectable -when the number of virus in our blood is so low it cannot be measured. This can be achieved by treatment adherence, this is when we take daily our antiretroviral drugs under medical supervision. By being undetectable, our quality of life improves and we avoid transmitting the virus.

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