Survivors describe a range of ‘conversion therapy’ tactics and groups targeting LGBTIQ people in Mexico – and how they’re fighting back.
Rights are not rice cakes that should be divided. In a video message shown during the CSC event, Bataan 1st District Rep. Geraldine Roman reminded the public that they should not be swayed by “smear campaigns or fear-mongering” of those opposed to SOGIE bill.
Couple were married overseas, but because this is not legally recognised in China the step is seen as the closest thing to a marriage certificate
In September 2015, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which includes the seventeen Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 targets. The agenda includes a “pledge that no one will be left behind” and commitments to prioritize the poorest and most marginalized.
There have been significant increases in the number of recorded hate crimes across the globe over the past two years, including hate crimes directed against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people
Ritika was never confused about her identity. Born as a boy in a conservative Punjabi family, she realised early on that she was “different” from her brothers.
In 2015, the country enacted a widely celebrated law enshrining rights for transgender people, making it one of Asia’s most progressive countries. But the bill to enforce that law has still not been passed, continuing the legal and medical confusion as well as discrimination faced by the community
The Global Equality Caucus is a new international network of parliamentarians and elected representatives aiming to tackle discrimination against LGBT+ people. The Caucus links elected officials across the world regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Manifestation was disclosed by the advisor of the president of the House, Davi Alcolumbre (DEM-AP). In a judgment on Thursday, the Supreme Court authorized the criminalization of homophobia.
Eight of 11 justices voted to treat homophobia in the same way as racism under Brazilian law, making it a criminal act.
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.
A majority of judges in Brazil’s top court has voted to criminalize homophobia in a move welcomed by campaigners concerned about a rollback in gay rights and the murder of hundreds of LGBT+ people every year.