Earlier this week, more than 20 Zimbabwean police officers raided the office of Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe (GALZ), claiming they were looking for undisclosed “data.” This was the latest in a series of police crackdowns on the LGBT organization, which have included unwarranted arrests and beatings.

Youth in Action is a new youth exchange program in Mexico... It will provide workshops in the United States for Mexican high school students so that they can develop their leadership and civic engagement skills. A joint public-private funded program, it emphasizes community problem-solving and grassroots action to address violence and drugs.

The Gay Games began in 1982 and are meant to provide a safe space for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender athletes to compete while still being open about their sexual and gender identities.

U.S. Embassy Chargé d´Affaires Jefferson Brown welcomed a U.S. NGLCC delegation and praised their efforts to promote business and cultural exchange with Argentina.