Peace deals are supposed to bring harmony – but too often they ignore sexual minority groups

  • John Michael Nagle

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The recent referendum in Colombia was expected to end the 60-year conflict between the government and and the leftist guerrilla group, the Marxist Fuerzas Armadas de Colombia (FARC).

But as well as surprising the world, the voters’ shock decision to refuse the deal also highlighted a frequently overlooked issue. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex (LGBTQI) communities are frequently the losers of peace processes.

Period7 Nov 2016

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