Developing partnerships and alliances with Catholic church groups and addressing disadvantage in the lives of LGBTIQ people
Botswana decriminalized homosexuality and Ecuador just legalized same-sex marriage. Here's how research suggests LGBTQ policy might impact anti-gay bias.
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.
Brazil's far-right president has declared himself a 'proud' homophobe and made offensive comments about sexual minorities
The following country profiles are derived in part from sections of the Human Rights Watch 2019 World Report that relate to the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people.
Even when cities seem progressive on the surface, the lived experience of members of the LGBT community can tell a dramatically different story
JURIST Guest Columnist Graeme Reid of Human Rights Watch discusses global progress in LGBT rights.
For the first time in Colombia, the murder of a transgender woman has been punished as a gender-based hate crime, three years after the passage of a law that imposes tough sentences for hate crimes against women.
Today, the Transrespect versus Transphobia Worldwide (TvT) project team is launching our publication, “Global trans perspectives on health and wellbeing: TvT community report.”
369 reported murders of trans and gender-diverse people in the last year
New poll figures today show that a majority of practicing Catholics in the world’s eight biggest Catholic countries want the Church to adopt a more positive approach towards young people and to change their teaching on LGBT.
Venezuela's economic meltdown has triggered the biggest exodus of people in modern Latin American history.