Date Archives junio 2020

El telos del matrimonio igualitario

Para quien está leyendo quizás le resulte extraña la palabra telos, la cual proviene de la antigua Grecia y se refiere al motivo/fin/propósito por el cual se hace u ocurre algo. En este caso Michael J. Sandel, filósofo y profesor de la Universidad de Harvard nos trae en su libro Justicia el debate del matrimonio igualitario (unión legal entre personas del mismo sexo) desde argumentos críticos sobre el telos de esta unión. Aunque la cuestión sobre el matrimonio igualitario ha sido mayormente debatida por juristas dentro del principio de no discriminación e igualdad ante la… Read More

Supporting families save LGBTI lives

The fear of losing the love of our family is one of the struggles that LGBTI people face in life, for some people is the biggest. In the Dominican Republic, families lack information to respond to the sexual and gender diversity of their loved ones without causing harm. When an LGBTI person is rejected by his family, there are two tragedies; 1) a person who loses their main support network and; 2) a father, mother, grandmother, grandfather, sister, or brother who loses a loved one. Physical abuse, kicking them out… Read More

LGBTI people and COVID-19

Each year on May 17th, we commemorate the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia (IDAHOT). This date marks the day in 1990 when the World Health Organization (WHO) removed homosexuality from the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) and, it is also a reminder of our continuing fight for equality and inclusion of LGBTI people worldwide. This year, the international LGBTI movement has elected the theme “Breaking the Silence”. Indeed, breaking the silence so as not to leave LGBTI people behind amid the COVID-19 pandemic is essential. This health crisis has not… Read More