Topics :: Peru

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Peruvian Dad Accused of Setting Gay, HIV+ Son on Fire

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Apr 19, 2013
A 22-year-old man says his father tried to light him on fire because neighbors constantly made fun of the victim’s sexual orientation and because he was HIV positive.

White Party Cocktails

Tuesday Nov 13, 2012
The 28th Annual White Party kicks off in Miami November 19th and revelers will be kicking off everything that isn’t white and living la vida loca for a week-long celebration that fundraises for HIV/AIDS. 

LAN Airlines Launches New LGBT Website

Sunday Jan 1, 2012
LAN’s new LGBT microsite features a host of information and resources for the prospective traveler to South America. It includes detailed descriptions of key South American destinations with information of interest to gay and lesbian travelers.

La Cerveceria Opens on New York’s Bowery

Saturday Oct 15, 2011
With a concentration on American craft beers from the realms of international, small, and landmark producers, La Cerveceria introduces South American tapas with sharp Peruvian influences to the bustling Bowery.

Peru Celebrates Machu Picchu Amid Tourism Worries

By CARLA SALAZAR | Saturday Jul 16, 2011
As the country prepares to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the rediscovery of the "Lost City of the Incas," archaeologists are warning that a heavy flow of visitors and poor administration are threatening one of the wonders of the world.

Capturing Lima, Peru in Photos

Thursday Apr 28, 2011
Located on a desert coast overlooking the Pacific, Lima, Peru was recently designated the "Gastronomic Capital of the Americas." Small wonder that more and more LGBT travelers are eating their way through Lima. Check out the photos!

Uncovering Lima, Peru’s Latest Treasure

By Mark Thompson | Thursday Apr 28, 2011
For too long, visitors to Peru have landed in Lima, the country’s capital and largest city - and headed directly to Cuzco or Machu Picchu. Now, more and more LGBT travelers are discovering the charms and wonders of Lima, "City of Kings."

Back-to-Back Peru and Galapagos Excursions for Maximum Wildlife Viewing Pleasure

Tuesday Apr 19, 2011
From the end of August through October, travelers can indulge their wildlife viewing dreams on a back-to-back Peruvian Amazon and Galapagos Islands program.

Peru Bans Gay Police

By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday May 26, 2009
Peru shows signs of slipping backwards into officially approved homophobia, while other nations, including Uruguay, which recently lifted a ban on gay military servicemembers, move forward.

Peru to sack ’scandalous’ gays from police force

By Andrew Whalen | Friday May 15, 2009
Peruvian police officers who "damage the image" of law enforcement by engaging in homosexual behavior can lose their jobs under a new law designed to overhaul an unpopular national police force.
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