Americas

Fleeing to Survive: The Long Journey of LGBT Members of the Migrant Caravan

For those fleeing Honduras, violence and harassment didn’t end after leaving. “Roxana [Hernández] traveled over 2,000 miles through Mexican territory on foot, by train, and by bus, because her last aspiration and hope was to save her own life,” read a statement from a group that organized the caravan. “She fled the violence, hate, stigma and vulnerability that she suffered as a trans woman in her country, Honduras, and also in Mexico.”

Americas

Why New Fascism is Ruling Brazil

Unfortunately, the election of Bolsonaro in Brazil might only be the beginning for South America. We are possibly facing the dawn of a new regional political process that we do not yet understand in depth, and which actually might not be led primarily by the figure of Bolsonaro, but by the conservative ideals that nest in our societies.