More than 150 activists from all over the country came together with part of the FMS Board of Directors and Executive Team for two days in the mountains around Córdoba. The activists were from organisations supported by FMS through the following programmes: Networks and Alliances Free from Violence – REDAL, Fundamentally Feminists, Strengthening Women EnvironmentalContinuar Leyendo Reinforcing feminist care networks: Multi Programme gathering in Argentina
LGBTIQ+ activism transcends borders and creates bridges
Last May, the 2022 ILGA World Conference took place in Long Beach (USA). “If I had to quickly tell someone what I thought of the Conference, I would say that it allowed me to immerse myself with all my senses in a vital database, where information did not circulate on screens but in shared voicesContinuar Leyendo LGBTIQ+ activism transcends borders and creates bridges
Alerta Torta: This story will also be told
The organisation called Alerta Torta (Córdoba, Argentina) established places and spaces for lesbian activism such as public assemblies and the Tortazo event in February 2022. On International LGBTIQ+ Pride Day, we want to share Alerta Torta’s story.
Strengthening feminist networks in Paraguay
On Saturday, May 28, we met with 27 organisations supported in Paraguay through the following programmes: Leading from the South; Networks and Alliances Free of Violence; Our Rights, Our Pride; Fundamentally Feminists and We Want Us Alive.
The AMI Organisation Transforms a Brothel into a Cultural Centre/School Focused on Gender and Diversity
“Transforming a Site of Sexual Exploitation to One Where People’s Rights Are Respected.” That is how the founders of Asociación Mundo Igualitario (Equal World Association, or AMI), an organisation in the city of Mar del Plata (Buenos Aires Province, Argentina) describes the new AMI Culture and Education Centre. This is an emblematic, transformational site, especiallyContinuar Leyendo The AMI Organisation Transforms a Brothel into a Cultural Centre/School Focused on Gender and Diversity
A Law that Restores the Dignity of Argentina’s Trans Population
On June 24, 2021, Argentina’s Congress passed the Transgender Labor Quota/Integration Act, also known as the Diana Sacayán-Lohana Act. Claudia Vásquez Haro, one of the activists who contributed to this milestone in Argentine democracy, agreed to share her thoughts on this process with us. “Our movement has demanded to participate in our country’s emotional agenda,”Continuar Leyendo A Law that Restores the Dignity of Argentina’s Trans Population
LGBTI Organisations Weave Alliances and Analyse Contexts against Fundamentalisms Argentina – Uruguay – Paraguay – Bolivia
What are fundamentalisms? What is the progress of religious fundamentalisms in the Southern Cone? Who are the actors that promote these discourses and how do they affect the achievement and advancement of LGBTI rights in this sub-region? These were some of the questions that LGBTI organisations from Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay and Bolivia worked on inContinuar Leyendo LGBTI Organisations Weave Alliances and Analyse Contexts against Fundamentalisms Argentina – Uruguay – Paraguay – Bolivia
Feminism in the LGTBI agenda
On March 2 and 3 in the city of Salta, Argentina, we organised the workshop “Feminist Struggles and the LGBTI Movement” in the framework of the Diversity Programme, for organisations of Argentina. The goal was to address feminisms from the LGBTI demands, as well as the tensions and meeting points between both movements. The partnersContinuar Leyendo Feminism in the LGTBI agenda