The lawsuit seeks to declare Article 44 of the Civil Code unconstitutional because it states that marriage is only legally valid between a man and a woman in Venezuela.
LGBT rights in Venezuela
Pasaje Asuncion between Av. Metro pleads for full late-night surrender to Uber and Lyft. Confronting a childhood of sexual abuse in Kuwait. Sincethe Organic Labor Lawprohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation. Have the best of VOA News delivered directly to your inbox each day. There are no official figures on the number of gay or trans migrants, but according to the United Nations' refugee agency, three million people have fled Venezuela, with the majority heading for neighboring Colombia. Ferrer told the Blade he is working at a hair salon in Maicao and living with his boss in her house.
People with suitcases and backpacks were also walking from Colombia into Venezuela. He said his mother and father both worked in Caracas until they returned to Colombia. The turmoil has pushed gay rights to the bottom of the pile of priorities, with funding for many organizations and resources either reduced or cut entirely, a number of LGBT Venezuelans told Reuters. Homosexuality has never been punishable since Venezuelan independence, except under the "Vagrants and Thugs' law" Ley de vagos y maleantes pre-criminal behavior laws as in place in Europe and Latin America during the 20th century. OutDecember 7,