This is an organization that promotes empowerment, participation and rights of sexual minorities.
We take different actions in order to provide help to the gay-lesbian-trans community in La Paz and in other regions and work to change the attitudes of the society as a whole by:
Organizing workshops about sexually transmitted infections, self-esteem and rights of gays-lesbians;
Producing informative material and redacting the bulletin; publicising activities via social media
Delivering speeches in schools and universities about sexuality and homophobia;
Giving speeches, workshops and presentations to local government officials and public bodies about sexual orientation.
Offering a confidential line for all those who feel misunderstood or have doubts regarding sexual relations ;
Currently working on legal proposals relating to gender identity and same-sex marriage with CDC (listed below) – as of December 2012.
Have a café space (café Vox) – open every weekday with a library of books, magazines and videos.
Organizing yearly events for the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia and a gay pride event (June/July) as well as sporadic conferences with other LGBT organisations.
The volunteer's tasks include:
providing assistance in workshops and in various other activities and projects undertaken by the organisation
helping iin the office with cataloguing, translations, updating the website, Facebook and twitter pages with information and international news relating to LGBT rights
organising the library
exchanging ideas and experiences among cultures and implementing methods to increase the self-esteem of the community
Volunteer requirements / Skills
The volunteer should be an open, flexible and creative person with organisational skills, who is able to work in a group and have great communication skills. It is a big plus if the volunteer has studied psychology or communication.
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