IDAHOT is celebrated annually on 17 May to commemorate WHO's decision to declassify homosexuality as a mental disorder in 1990. IDAHOT was created in 2004 and is now celebrated in more than 120 countries, whether in triumph or in defiance.
Randy Berry: “There’s a superb example of Latin leadership that has certainly predated our entry into this space as a foreign policy issue. I see very enlightened government engagement. I see an active partnering with civil society.”
Uruguayans celebrate the legislature’s vote last April to allow same-sex marriages. Andres Stapff/Reuters