Bogota’ mayor urges residents to come out of the closet

BY CAROLINA MORENO
Huffington Post Gay Voices

The Mayor of Colombia’s capital wants residents to come out of the closet. To help fight discrimination against the LGBT community, Bogotá’s Mayor Gustavo Petro launched a week-long celebration entitled “Sexual Diversity and Gender Identity” on Thursday, according to Colombian newspaper El Espectador.

The Mayor’s Office and Bogotá’s District Department of Social Integration (SDIS) kicked-off the week by hosting the event ‘Por una Bogotá sin Closets’ (For a Bogotá without closets) in which officials pledged to promote the rights of the LGBT community.

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