About Us

Founded in 2004, COLOMBIA DIVERSA  is the leading LGBT human rights organization in Colombia.

COLOMBIA DIVERSA focuses on three main areas:

  1. Advancing the human and legal rights of LGBT people in Colombia
  2. Working to positively transform perceptions about LGBT people in Colombia
  3. Promoting the organzation and political impact of the LGBT community in Colombia

Since its establishment, COLOMBIA DIVERSA had significant successes, including the enactment of civil union rights for same sex partners.  COLOMBIA  DIVERSA is currently leading the fight for marriage equality.

In 2010, the Interrnational Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) awarded COLOMBIA DIVERSA the Felipa de Souza Award.