El Salvador's New War: Lesbian/Gay Activism Confronts "Social Cleansing"

Schenk, Anne

Publisher:  Against the Current, Michigan, USA
Date Written:  01/01/1999
Year Published:  1999  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX12776

Queer activism and visibility are on the rise in El Salvador and throughout Latin America, coupled with an alarming increase in repression against queers and queer activists. In May of this year, Karla, a seventeen-year-old transvestite active in El Salvadors gay rights movement, was abducted off the street and assassinated death-squad style.

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