MADRE Statements

July 2013

LGBT Haitians Targeted with Violence Following Anti-LGBT Demonstration

Posted on: Thursday, July 25, 2013

Keywords: Haiti, Latin America and Caribbean, Sexual Rights

Last Friday, July 19 an anti-LGBT demonstration was held in Port-au-Prince. The demonstration was organized and carried out by a self-identified moral and religious coalition of organizations who openly condemned LGBT rights in Haiti and issued threats to the LGBT...

Memorial Service in Honor of Roxana Diaz Gomez

Posted on: Thursday, July 18, 2013


Join us Wednesday July 24 to remember the life of our friend and sister, Roxana Diaz Gomez (1986-2013).   Memorial service will take place at St. Francis of Assisi Church at 10 am, followed by a time to gather with refreshments.   St. Francis of Assisi...

We Love You, Roxana

Posted on: Friday, July 12, 2013


We are stunned and heartbroken to share the news of the loss of our friend and sister: Roxana Diaz Gomez. She was hit by a drunk driver as she walked to a subway station, and she died on the evening...


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