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Panama’s Arbitrary Gender Quarantine Needs To End

Panama’s Arbitrary Gender Quarantine Needs To End

Panama was one of several Caribbean and Latin American countries to enact a gender quarantine at the start of the pandemic. Panama is the only one still requiring men and women to appear in public on alternate days. This restriction, widely seen as an ineffectual, patriarchal, and misogynistic has left an indelible mark on gender non-conforming […]

Panama’s COVID-19 Lockdown is Terrorizing Trans people

Panama’s COVID-19 Lockdown is Terrorizing Trans people

 Panama has banned women and men from appearing in public on the same day. The decree enforced by police ID checks has the country’s transgender community fearing for their welfare. Already under a near-total lockdown, Panamanian authorities decreed this week that men could only leave home to go shopping on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, […]