INTERNATIONAL GAY AND LESBIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION
Celebrate a Small Nation with Big Courage with IGLHRC and Mateando!
Thursday, March 13, 20086:00 – 8:00 p.m. Consulate of Uruguay in New York420 Madison Avenue, 6th FloorNew York, NY 10017
Please join Mateando and the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) for an evening event to celebrate Uruguay’s new civil union law, which grants same-sex couples who have been in a relationship for five years the same rights and privileges as married heterosexual couples.
Several speakers will discuss the law in more detail and also address progress toward LGBT equality in Latin America.
Hors d'œuvres and Uruguayan wine will be provided.Suggested Contribution: $50
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Un Evento Para Celebrar el Trabajo de IGLHRC y Mateando
Jueves 13 de Marzo del 20086:00 – 8:00 p.m.Consulado General de Uruguay en Nueva York420 Madison Avenue, 6th FloorNew York, NY 10017
Esta invitda a unirse a Mateando y la Comision Internacional para los Derechos Humanos de Gays y Lesbianas (IGLHRC) en una noche de fiesta para celebrar la reciente introduccion de la Ley de Concubinato en Uruguay, lo que convierte a este pais en el primero de Latino-America en otorgar derechos igualitarios a las parejas del mismo sexo.
Serviremos vino uruguayo y entremeses. Contribucion Sugerida: $50
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### The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) is a leading human rights organization solely devoted to improving the rights of people around the world who are targeted for imprisonment, abuse or death because of their sexuality, gender identity or HIV/AIDS status. IGLHRC addresses human rights violations by partnering with and supporting activists in countries around the world, monitoring and documenting human rights abuses, engaging offending governments, and educating international human rights officials. A non-profit, non-governmental organization, IGLHRC is based in New York, with offices in Johannesburg and Buenos Aires. Visit http://www.iglhrc.org for more information.
The Mission of the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission is to secure the full enjoyment of human rights of all people and communities subject to discrimination or abuse on the basis of sexual orientation or expression, gender identity or expression and/or HIV status