LGBT equality

LGBT community in Chechnya faces ‘new wave of persecution’: UN human rights experts

People in Chechnya who are suspected of being lesbian, gay or bisexual, are facing a “new wave of persecution” following a spate of killings involving torture, and other rights abuses, said a group of independent UN human rights experts on Wednesday.

New Independent Expert on LGBT issues a “huge development”

Activists are hailing the appointment of a UN Independent Expert on the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people as a milestone.

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UN Gender Focus: FGM, World Radio Day and LGBT equality stamps

Malian singer could not find “place in society” following genital cutting

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