Fighting Discrimination in Latin America: the “antihomophobia, lesbophobia, transphobia Guidelines”
Homophobia is defined by experts as the intolerance and despise to the persons that have sexual preferences different to the heterosexual: gays, lesbians, bisexuals, transgender, transvestites and transsexuals.
• Widespread homophobia is posing a critical challenge to the AIDS response.
• Urgent need for joint efforts to reduce and end discrimination, violence and criminalization based on sexual orientation.
• Environment of isolation and exclusion prevents people from seeking vital HIV related information and health services.
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