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March 13, 2013

Former presidential candidate Nelson Zavala is appealing after he violated the electoral code by discriminating against LGBT peopel

A former Ecuadorean presidential candidate Nelson Zavala is appealing his charges after he was fined for calling gay people ‘sinners’.

Nelson Zavala, an evangelical preacher who says he can ‘cure’ gay people, has had his political rights suspended for a year and fined for his homophobic fines.

The ruling bars Zavala from standing as a candidate, or being involved with a political party or movement.

He was also fined $3,000 (€2,300).

February 22, 2013

'Our commitment is to defend everyone's dignity and equality'

Rafael Correa, elected to a third term as president of Ecuador this week, made a public apology to his country's LGBT citizens for past comments he has made about them.

Correa had spoken out against gay marriage in the past and had used inappropriate words offensive to LGBT groups last summer.

March 15, 2012

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March 13, 2012

Gay Grammy winner will portray ‘everyman’, not the revolutionary

Out Latin pop singer and actor Ricky Martin will play the role of Che in the revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Evita.

The production is scheduled began previews on 12 March with an official opening 5 April at the Marquis Theatre in New York City.

Last year, a group of Cuban exiles in Miami protested Martin’s casting for the role of Che. The group, Vigilia Mambisa, is known for boycotting any musical artists that would perform in Cuba.