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LGBTI Rights Around the World: A Work in Progress

Kyle Knight | Posted 11.15.2014 | Gay Voices
Kyle Knight

In recent years, the world has seen enormous human rights gains with respect to sexual orientation and gender identity and expression. However, there have also been substantial setbacks.

LGBTI People Face Harsh Laws in Both Free and Unfree Countries

Freedom House | Posted 10.26.2014 | Gay Voices
Freedom House

Supporters of LGBTI rights should not overlook the democracies that continue to exclude some of their citizens from the equal protection of the law.

United Nations Goes Bollywood for Gay Rights (VIDEO)

Charles Radcliffe | Posted 06.30.2014 | Gay Voices
Charles Radcliffe

2014-04-29-20140424UNvideostill8small.jpgAt a UN press launch in Mumbai today, the United Nations Human Rights Office unveiled its latest weapon in the fight against homophobia: a Bollywood-style pop video called "The Welcome," which tells the story of a young man who brings his boyfriend home to meet his family for the first time.

7 Ways to Work With LGBT Communities in International Development

Randal Mason | Posted 09.03.2013 | Gay Voices
Randal Mason

As the vulnerability of LGBT people around the world has been well-documented, four LGBT experts -- Dr. Chloe Schwenke, Urooj Arshad, Victor Mukasa, and Ryan Ubuntu Olson -- offered key recommendations for those working with LGBT groups abroad.

Surprising, Inspiring Night for Ugandan LGBTI Rights at Synagogue

Rachel Segal-Sklar | Posted 08.18.2013 | Los Angeles
Rachel Segal-Sklar

I recently attended Celebrating Pride and Building Movements: An Evening Dedicated to LGBTI Rights in Uganda. Before I arrived, I had no impressions of what the night might hold, other than a discussion of the situation in Uganda.

The Best and Worst Human Rights Developments of 2012

Freedom House | Posted 03.02.2013 | World
Freedom House

As 2012 winds down, it is time again to reflect on the year’s human rights developments. How did the world do following an eventful 2011?

America Must Realign Itself With Truth, Justice, And Fairness For All Americans

Scott Foval | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Scott Foval

Americans still have hypocritical double-standards about Gays, Lesbians, Bisexual, Transgendered, and Questioning Americans.