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International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission

Israel's Threat From Within

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 08.13.2016 | Queer Voices
Richard J. Rosendall

A pair of recent atrocities by Israeli terrorists (which is what they must be called) underscores the futility of diverting attention from the country's oppression of Palestinians by emphasizing its pro-gay policies.

Proceed With Caution: Assumptions About Reported "Gay" Killings in Iraq by Militants May Put Others at Risk

Jessica Stern | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jessica Stern

Accuracy is absolutely needed to moderate the level of fear of LGBTI Iraqis living in areas controlled by the Islamic State. We know this from experience.

When Coming Out Is a Death Sentence: The Rising Tide of Violence Against LGBT Iraqis

Hossein Alizadeh | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Hossein Alizadeh

For two years the IGLHRC, jointly with Iraqi and international NGOs, has supported humanitarian assistance to vulnerable LGBT individuals and worked to raise awareness about their desperate plight. Out of this work comes two briefings that expose the depth of suffering and violence perpetrated against LGBT people across different levels of society.

Cynthia Nixon Nabs Award Show Gig

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress Cynthia Nixon is set to host the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission's 2013 Human Rights Awards...