11 January 2013
Chilean Bishop says gay ‘domestic partnerships bring the destruction of human beings’
A Chilean Bishop spoke out earlier this week to say that domestic partnerships, as per recently proposed legislation, would bring the "destruction of human beings".
6 January 2013
Chile: Marriage equality becomes a key issue in presidential debates
The issue of marriage equality became majorly divisive during the first televised debate between two potential presidential nominees for the Chilean Christian Democrat party.
15 December 2012
Chile: Court apologises to judge denied access to her daughters because she is gay
The Chilean Government issued an apology to a lesbian judge who was denied custody of her three children because she is gay.
8 December 2012
Chile: Motel fined for discriminating against lesbian couple
In the first ruling under a new anti-discrimination law, a Chilean judge has fined a motel for refusing entry to a same-sex couple, and ordered that it can't refuse entry in future.
17 October 2012
UK ambassador apologises for calling Argentinians ‘gay’
Britain's ambassador to Chile has apologised for making a homophobic comment on Twitter.
7 September 2012
Chile: Army general criticised for issuing orders to “avoid gays”
Calls for a top Chilean general to retire have come after he issued orders which instructed recruiters to avoid gays and Jehovah's Witnesses.
28 June 2012
Santiago: Twelfth annual pride parade attracts 80,000 and British ambassador
On Saturday, Santiago's twelfth annual pride parade, March for Equality, took place with over 80,000 people demanding further advancement of LGBT rights in Chile.
10 May 2012
Chile passes hate crime bill in the wake of gay man’s killing
In the wake of a national outcry over the homophobic killing of a young man, the Chilean Congress has approved an anti-discrimination bill that outlaws discrimination on the grounds of race, religion, gender, and/or sexual orientation.
5 April 2012
Chile: Discrimination law moves closer after gay man’s death
A week after the death of Daniel Zamudio, a Chilean gay man who had been the victim of a brutal and sustained attack, the country's Congress has narrowly approved most of the provisions of a bill which would protect citizens against discrimination.
30 March 2012
Chile ponders hate crime legislation as thousands attend gay man’s funeral
In the wake of a gay man’s torture and death at the hands of four neo-Nazis, Chile is under pressure to pass a hate crime legislation, as thousands attend his funeral in Santiago.
28 March 2012
Gay Chilean man dies in hospital after neo-Nazi attack
Daniel Zamudio, a gay 24-year-old Chilean man who was left brain-dead following an attack in Santiago by four alleged members of a neo-Nazi gang, died yesterday in hospital after three weeks in a medically-induced coma.
23 March 2012
Chile: Lesbian judge whose sexuality ‘put daughters at risk’ wins legal battle
A gay judge has won a custody case against the Chilean courts which had taken away her three daughters in 2004 believing her sexuality to put their development 'at risk'.