Gay and trans rights are under threat as Poland's ruling party seeks to boost its popularity ahead of elections later this year
One government minister criticises a feminist rally for including LGBT campaigners, another claims there are no gay people in Malaysia
Has Pakatan Harapan forgotten its pre-election pledges – or is this a cynical attempt to court the conservative Muslim vote?
Poland’s ruling Law and Justice Party (PiS) has launched an attack on gay rights as part of its election strategy ahead of European elections in May and national elections later in the year.
ILGA-Europe and 21 other civil society organisations and unions today launch #ElectNoHate, our joint call for EU elections campaigning free from hate speech and divisive rhetoric, which legitimise hateful actions and pose a threat to human rights.
"I'm really beginning to believe that men really believe that women’s issues are trivial, and that’s why they will find any excuse to not respond to demands to address anything that truly affects women. It’s called misogyny!”
The organisers of the International Women's Day march on March 9 would like to restate the five demands that brought together hundreds of supporters from all walks of life in Kuala Lumpur and Kota Kinabalu.
“There are many laws at this moment that are violating our rights.”
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced Thursday during her weekly news conference the Equality Act, legislation that would enact long sought-after federal protections against anti-LGBT legislation, would be introduced next week.
Now, thanks to a joint effort by multiple arms of the US Department of Health and Human Services, he’s making headway.
A strong global movement has improved respect for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people around the world.
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.
LGBT+ relationships are illegal across most of the Middle East and North Africa