February 24th Events

February 24th

02-24-2012 Atala Riffo and Daughter v. Chile: was an LGBT rights child custody case in the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, which reviewed a Chilean court ruling that in 2005 awarded custody to a father because of the mother’s sexual orientation. In 2012 the court ruled in favor of the mother. It was the first case the Inter-American Court took regarding LGBT rights. The Court’s ruling also determined sexual orientation to be a suspect classification.

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