GayLatino Reference Groups are responsible for providing specific approaches to cross-cutting issues such as youth, gender, sexual health, community interventions, communication, culture, political participation, or other issues. A Reference Group is made up of members of the Regional Forum, convened by the Secretariat sporadically and according to the thematic link required.

You can send your Expression of Interest to the Youth Reference Group on this form.


Can become partners all those leading activists, experts trained and experienced in the subject matter of the network, self-identified as cisgender men and self-identified as gay living in Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as Latin Americans who may be members of GayLatino they reside in other parts of the world and they identify themselves as Latino and gay; that are over 18 years old, that match and support the objectives of the network and that meet the following conditions:

  • Be interested in the mission and objectives of the Association;
  • Accept the Statutes, Internal Bylaws and formalize their registration according to the procedures provided therein;
  • Have ethics, political, cultural or scientific leadership and with experiences in the working strategies of the Association;
  • Have effective skills for preparation, monitoring and reporting;
  • Have computer skills, email management and regular participation in social networks;
  • Have easy and regular access to the Internet;
  • Have demonstrable experience and leadership in the field of HIV, gender, human rights and / or LGBT issues in the region;
  • Have the capacity and dynamism to work with a diverse group of people;
  • Having the possibility of working strategically in groups;
  • Have diplomacy skills;
  • Having some comfort with public speaking; and
  • Have demonstrable experience in national, regional and international forums.