The European Parliament announced the finalists for the Sakharov Prize on 9 October 2019. And for the first time in its 30 years of existence, a person from the LGBTI community is on the list: Marielle Franco.
Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) and the entire Ugandan Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex Community stands together to strongly condemn the brutal murder of Brian Wasswa – a young paralegal professional, respected community member, and Children of the Sun Foundation (COSF) focal person living in Jinja.
LGBTQIA+ people recognise that the same forces that attack our communities are also the ones who are exhausting the planet, say Queers4ClimateNL.
Maria is a transgender woman in Lebanon. Her story is one of many heartbreaking accounts that I heard from transgender women in the country.
Days after a gay man was beaten and dragged behind a van, News4Jax is learning more about the victim of what police are calling a “horrendous” attack and others characterized as a hate crime.
The murder of a gay man in Uzbekistan has cast the spotlight on the treatment of LGBT+ people in the country and raised questions over government reforms aimed at attracting foreign investment, human rights activists have said.
Receiving photos of mutilated bodies with the warning “you’re next” rattled gay rights activist Nikita Tomilov but when he saw surveillance men outside his home, he fled Russia for good.
Fewer people are being prosecuted for homophobic hate crimes despite rising numbers of potential victims coming forward,
The last time presidential candidates gathered to address LGBTQ issues specifically was 2007. Since then, there’s been a sea change in rights and acceptance.
Jamaica has recorded the most incidents of human rights violation when compared to its Caribbean neighbours.
Hamed Sinno, lead singer of popular band Mashrou' Leila on death threats, homophobia and the importance of free speech
A total of 66,041 incidents of sexual violence were reported in 2018 against the polarising backdrop of Jair Bolsonaro’s election victory