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Today held in the world Gay Pride day, this last term which brings together the collective mentioned previously. The commemoration was instituted by this movement to promote respect for the rights of people with different sexual orientation.
Franz Arteaga discovered 12 years ago that his inclination was not entirely heterosexual; Despite having had relations with women, he began to feel attracted to men, although without leaving your taste for the sex opposite.
"I've always had doubts that led me to feel fear, but at age 20 I was encouraged to have contact with men for the attraction and affection he felt. I also like women, even I have a three-year-old son,"said Arteaga, who coordinates different hand, a foundation that brings together bisexual.
According to the sexologist Carlos Parra, bisexuality comes curiosity, especially in people who have nymphomania (compulsive sexual desire), in the case of women, or "donjuanismo" in men. "This can also be part of the libidinous or lust in some cases", he said.
According to Arteaga, more and more women and men are encouraged to recognize that they are bisexual, look in the "national survey of living conditions, discrimination and rights of people in Bolivia TLGB', made by connection.
The study was conducted on a population of 623 the collective TLGB members. 38% (236 persons) declared homosexual, 27% (181) bisexual, 26% (160) lesbian and 9% (55) trans (transexuals, transgenders and transvestites). The figures show that bisexuals make up the second largest group of the gay movement.
"For the survey was requested the collaboration of the collective TLGB and also went to the places that they visit. In our study population, there were more gay and bisexual, the majority is located in La Paz and Santa Cruz,"said programs connection, Carmen Laruta responsible for.
The data indicate that 83% of the population visible TLGB is between 18 to 29 years of age. Most inhabit the central axis; 27% in La Paz, Santa Cruz 27% and 12% in Cochabamba. The collective TLGB joined recently with the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) movement. Together seek to give effect to the legislative approval of the marriage gay, idea resisted by the Church and other sectors.
Despite the information, segregation persists
Entities that exercise more discrimination on the transgender, lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual (TLGB) population are, according to the survey, police and justice. While there is more information and socialization of this collective rights, segregation persists.
"The report we saw further discrimination and violence in police and judicial institutions on sexual orientation and gender identity. We are against this and all that violates human rights,"claimed Carmen Laruta, representative of connection. These facts are given, especially when a TLGB attends these instances to follow the procedure of change of identity in their documents.
The report details, in addition, that physical and verbal part of police abuse is the form of discrimination that most frequently exercised against this sector; 86.7% declared that he was the victim of this type of abuse at some time.
The percentages of illegal arrests and detentions are also high (65% experienced this problem). 59% Of the TLGB agreed that allegations presented to judicial and law enforcement authorities are handled in partial form and his research concludes not.
They have standard for interpreting the CPE
As part of the activities to celebrate the day of Gay pride, LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) movement will present one of the two projects of law that elaborated to promote same-sex marriage, announced Alberto Moscoso, representative of the organization. "Tomorrow (today) will officially introduce the Bill of interpretation to articles 63 and 64 of the Magna Carta, which is the first step to equal civil marriage that we call," announced Moscoso.
He explained that both articles refer to marriage possible only between a man and a woman, looking for the LGBT collective reveals the contradictions incurred the Constitution of the State (CPE), since in its article 14 guarantees the exercise of the rights of all and all Bolivians.
The second project of law that elaborated the LGBT movement is precisely that would foot the equal civil marriage between persons of the same sex, seeking the benefits of a heterosexual union. The document will be presented this year. In addition to the standard, the group will announce the schedule of activities planned for the coming days, which include, for this Saturday, the parade in commemoration of the day of the Gay pride.
Concepts of sexual diversity
Gay, a man attracted to another
This group feels emotional and sexual preference towards people of the same sex. He is a man who is attracted by another man. In the relationship they can exercise the passive role (lower) or active (top).
Lesbian, woman attracted to another
She is the woman who feels affectional and sexual attraction to another person of the same sex. The Group's homosexual orientation. The term lesbian was accepted in 1970 with the influence of the second wave of feminism.
Bisexual by both sexes
The person with bisexual identity feels affectional and sexual attraction to persons of both sexes. September 23 is the international day of bisexuality, date that seeks to make visible to the community.
Transsexual looking for sex change
The shemale is that identifies with a gender, already is male or female, not conventionally recognized for their sex. For this reason, it is change their sex from birth with surgeries and treatments.