More men than women in Iraq say they have been sexually harassed, while only 6% of Lebanese people think being gay is acceptable, according to a major survey of public opinion in the Middle East published on Monday.
The Trump administration plans to launch a new panel to offer "fresh thinking” on international human rights and “natural law,” a move some activists fear is aimed at narrowing protections for women and members of the LGBT community.
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.
UN member states and civil society gathered at UN headquarters to celebrate the twenty-fifth anniversary of the International Year of the Family during an event titled “It Takes a Family” on May 15, the International Day of Families.
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
It’s been reported that Uganda has joined a gang of anti-LGBT nations in banning any discussions on LGBT rights at the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU).
As the world marks Press Freedom Day, the 2018 country rankings appear to once again suggest that a free press is broadly aligned to LGBTQ equality.
Videos, Report Highlight Issues of Identity, Activism
New Global Acceptance Index ranks 141 countries on LGBT acceptance and legal protections and provides a link between inclusion and GDP per capita.
"My family threatened to kill me if I ever go back home," wrote Roshan.
Openly gay, lesbian and transgender people face persecution across the Arab world. The exception may be in Lebanon, which has slowly grown more tolerant thanks to the work of activists.