“All you want is for your kid to be able to run around in the courtyard and feel comfortable,” Katya said. “You just want to hold this person’s hand. You have the right to live and breathe. But you are told that you can breathe only through a straw.”
Pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 32/2, the Independent Expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity conducted an official visit to Georgia
While many Poles in Warsaw and other cities have grown increasingly supportive of the rights of LGBT people, a backlash is underway.
“UNAIDS has assisted us in understanding where our gaps are in our organizational policies and helping us to shape the direction in which we should go.”
Letlhogonolo Mokgoroane is a social justice attorney and works at Sonke Justice Gender in the Policy Development and Advocacy Unit.
Last week’s vote by the Federal Supreme Court (STF) laid the foundation for landmark legislation which will include protection for sexual minorities in the nation’ anti-discrimination laws.
Employers fear ‘conscience rule’ creates risky situation
Court rules in favour of Yeung Chu-wing, a gay activist who brought the lawsuit in 2017
Offences overturned or revised made gay men criminally liable for acts that are legal for heterosexuals
The global treaty seeks to determine the extent to which employers should protect LGBT+ workers and other vulnerable groups
Health care groups are suing the Trump administration arguing that the rule could create a “chilling effect” that would greatly decrease access to abortion and sex reassignment care.
LGBT+ advocates filed a lawsuit on Tuesday to block a rule the U.S. government said will allow medical professionals to act according their consciences, but that critics said could deny care to those in need.
Earlier this year, when Indrajeet Ghorpade visited a restaurant in Hyderabad for a date, he was denied entry by the staff, who told him that their policy did not allow gay couples, but only a “girl-boy couple”.