“The veil of social morality cannot be used to violate fundamental rights of even a single individual.”
— ~ India's Supreme Court Justices striking down Section 377 of the Penal Code that criminalized being gay
“I will voice our strongest wish to live a life based on equal citizenship, not positive discrimination.”
— Hasan Atik, Openly gay activist and HIV-positive candidate for office in Turkey
Will I prioritize [rights] over finding money for food? Labor issues, issues of the workforce are issues of LGBT people. And the sooner we recognize that, then the sooner we can provide responses to the needs of members of our community who need proper attention
— Claire, a transgender woman, on the striking workforce at Tanduay Distillers Inc in the Philippines