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.
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.
Mexico’s Supreme Court asked the state of Jalisco on Wednesday to grant a new birth certificate to a resident there to reflect the fact the person changed their sex and name, another step toward equal rights in the socially conservative country.
We know that no such list is ever quite complete because of variables such as changing ownership, "gayborhood" migration and because every traveler's opinion is different. Beyond this list, there are great LGBT-owned guesthouses in cities big and small. To find more modest, queer-friendly lodging, the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA), Purple Roofs, Patroc, World Rainbow Hotels, TAG Approved Accommodations, Damron and LGBTQ-travel blogs and guides are terrific resources.
HRC Foundation is excited to introduce the talented leaders driving LGBTQ equality internationally who will be participating in our fourth annual Global Innovative Advocacy Summit.
The undersigned members of the Equal Rights Coalition (ERC) express profound dismay at the decision of Brunei to fully implement its revised Penal Code.
In the fall of last year I traveled to Mexico City to meet Las Soñadoras de Centroamérica: A group of over 100 LGBTQ migrants traveling in one of the largest ever recorded caravans.
Fourteen of Mexico's 31 states and the federal district Mexico City have marriage equality
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.
Candelario Saldana is a leader who is making strides and causing a few waves at the University of Miami for LGBT lawyers.
Muxes ask for more security for Juchitán
Advocated for third-gender roles in Zapotec society