Canada

Legislating to Address Hate Crimes against the LGBT Community in the Commonwealth

There have been significant increases in the number of recorded hate crimes across the globe over the past two years, including hate crimes directed against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people

Launch of the Global Equality Caucus to tackle LGBT+ discrimination

The Global Equality Caucus is a new international network of parliamentarians and elected representatives aiming to tackle discrimination against LGBT+ people. The Caucus links elected officials across the world regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

Does legalizing same-sex marriage decrease homophobia?

Botswana decriminalized homosexuality and Ecuador just legalized same-sex marriage. Here's how research suggests LGBTQ policy might impact anti-gay bias.

Canada: 'Genocide' Has Been Committed Against Indigenous Women And Girls

A years-long government inquiry says human rights abuses "perpetrated historically and maintained today by the Canadian state" has led to violence against Indigenous women and girls that amounts to genocide.

IACHR Publishes Report on Progress and Challenges toward Recognition of the Rights of LGBTI Persons in the Americas

In the Americas, violence, discrimination, prejudice and stereotypes prevent lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people from fully exercising their rights. However, significant progress has also been made towards protecting, recognizing and guaranteeing the rights of LGBTI people in a number of countries in the region.

Society at a Glance 2019

This report, the ninth edition of the biennial OECD overview of social indicators, addresses the growing demand for quantitative evidence on social well-being and its trends.