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Vicky Hernández Finally Got Some Justice

GayCities, a popular LGBTQ+ travel website and mobile app, reflected on the Inter-American Court of Human Rights’ landmark ruling on our Vicky Hernández case with Red Lésbica Cattrachas and how it represents a major victory in the fight for justice for trans people across Latin America.

“When considering where to travel, not just internationally but within one’s hometown, it’s important to question how the reputations of places take root,” they wrote. “Transphobia is a global phenomenon but is very much entwined with nationalism, racism, and militarism. And while this court ruling invites many broader reflections, today we honor the life of the trans woman murdered that galvanized this small but significant step towards justice: Vicky Hernández.”

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