UN human rights chief dismayed as India re-criminalizes same-sex relationships

The United Nations human rights chief today voiced her disappointment at the re-criminalization of consensual same-sex relationships in India, calling it “a significant step backwards” for the country.

Recent death of gay man highlights need for anti-discrimination law in Chile – UN

The United Nations human rights office today urged the Government of Chile to pass a law against discrimination, including on grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity, following the recent killing of a young gay man in the capital, Santiago.