• First Female Mayor of Bogota Marries Girlfriend

    (WB) The first female mayor to be elected in Colombia’s capital city of Bogota has married her female partner just ahead of taking office.

  • Latin American Human Rights Lawyers Join Forces for LGBT Rights

    In a gathering in Bogota, Colombia on Nov. 19, 40 human rights lawyers from across Latin America launched an innovative “Red Litigio LGBT” – an LGBT Litigation Network – in order to guarantee the rights of LGBT persons in 13 Latin American countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica,  Ecuador, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru and Venezuela.  

  • Lesbian Elected Mayor of Colombian Capital

    (WB) A Colombian senator on Sunday became the first lesbian and first woman elected mayor of her country’s capital city.

  • Out Politician Becomes First LGBT Mayor of Bogotá

    Former Senator, Vice Presidential Candidate and anti-corruption campaigner Claudia López became the first woman – and first openly LGBT person - to win election as mayor of Bogotá, Colombia in a vote held on Oct. 26.  She becomes the first openly LGBT person to lead a major Latin American city.