The European Parliament announced the finalists for the Sakharov Prize on 9 October 2019. And for the first time in its 30 years of existence, a person from the LGBTI community is on the list: Marielle Franco.
When it comes to addressing climate change, gender matters.
After thinking about the fight for climate change, and the fight for LGBTQ rights, I realized that there were many similarities about our fights and triumphs. Coincidentally, through the years, our community has heralded major advancements and setbacks alongside those of climate change.
LGBTQIA+ people recognise that the same forces that attack our communities are also the ones who are exhausting the planet, say Queers4ClimateNL.
Capitol Police on Tuesday arrested 133 LGBT activists outside the U.S. Supreme Court.
Actress and LGBTQ activist Laverne Cox discusses the landmark Supreme Court case for LGBTQ rights in the workplace.
France is debating a law to extend IVF to lesbian couples and single women, but lesbians have not been consulted about their rights
This is not the first time Mr Shanmugam has spoken publicly about the work social service organisations are doing to help those in the LGBT community. Last year, he said that the LGBT community are “under served” and that organisations that “help reduce HIV, help reduce drug abuse, give emotional support and so on – in my view – should be helped.”
Advocates and litigators from all six ILGA World regions contributed to this toolkit: this is the first publication of its kind to specifically address SOGIESC issues, and a powerful resource in the hands of human rights defenders who wish to use international strategic litigation to bring about justice and change for their communities.
Putting LGBTI people at the core of services means meaningfully engaging their community-based organizations and networks. LGBTI communities should be involved in the design, implementation, and evaluation of health services. LGBTI communities are also best-positioned to hold service providers and policy makers accountable to their needs
The new study is the first of its kind to examine at-risk factors often ignored by medical professionals.