Colombia’s capital city, Bogota, has elected its first female and lesbian mayor. This has been hailed as an important advancement both for women as wells LGBT+ right in the South American Country, where gays and lesbians still confront harassment, ‘NBC News’ report.
Claudia López captured over 1.1 million votes, about 35% of the vote. With this victory, López also becomes the first openly lesbian mayor of a capital city in Latin America.
"This is the day of the woman," she said to a jubilant crowd. "We knew that only by uniting could we win. We did that. We united, we won and we made history!”
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