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.
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.
Despite clear indications that criminalizing a person because of their sexual orientation, gender identity, and/or gender expression violates Church teaching, responses from Catholics to anti-LGBTQ human rights abuses have been a mixed bag of both support for and opposition to punitive laws.
Annually, 31st March is International Transgender Day of Visibility- a day dedicated to celebrating transgender persons and raising awareness about the discrimination and difficulties faced by transgender people worldwide.
Kuchu Times Media Group, a Ugandan LGBT media advocacy enterprise, has launched the fourth edition of its powerful queer-themed “Bombastic” magazine.
The refugees were arrested en masse near the headquarters of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in an upscale neighborhood of the Kenyan capital.
International Women’s Day has been celebrated for nearly 90 years and has become a focal point in the global movement for women’s rights. This day allows us to reflect on how far we have come in our fight for gender equality, but also on how far we have yet to go.
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.
Criminalizing same-sex relations makes it illegal to be LGBT.
The U.N. moved about 200 LGBT+ refugees in December to the abandoned school on Nairobi's outskirts from the remote Kakuma camp where they were facing attacks
It started five years ago in Sweden as a protest against homophobia. Now, Rainbow Riots is a global movement, encouraging LGBTIQ freedom through the transformative power of music.
The Refugee Coalition of East Africa's SPARK Fund is a program through which LGBTQI refugee entrepreneurs in East Africa can receive funding and mentorship to launch or expand a small business idea in partnership with All Out’s Grassroots Empowerment initiative.