Reviled, exiled, jailed, raped, beaten, deprived of medical care—the list of abuses goes on. Despite an American push for progress, an anti-gay backlash has made matters worse.
Oscar Lopez is a Mexican-Australian writer based in Paris. His work has appeared in Newsweek, Slate, the Huffington Post, Narratively, and other publications.
The ruling party will do anything to hold on to the balance of power, even if it means silencing the voices of its citizens.