LGBT

UN Gender Focus: LGBT, drug dependency and women's health

New Independent Expert on LGBT issues a "huge development"

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Special UN investigator appointed on LGBT issues

An “historic” decision has been reached at the UN to appoint an Independent Expert on violence and discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people (LGBT), supporters of the move said Thursday.

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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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“Huge numbers” of LGBTI people killed and injured around world

“Huge numbers” of violent hate crimes against lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender and intersex people take place around the world, and official statistics are “probably just the tip of the iceberg.”

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Indonesian LGBTI people face discrimination from all sides

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex people in Indonesia face discrimination by the government, the religious majority and the media.

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Changing “hearts and minds” over LGBT rights through stamps

The beauty and power of postage stamps are an ideal vehicle for changing “hearts and minds” over lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights.

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Progress made on LGBT issues, but still more to be done in coming year

Progress has been made on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues, but more work remains to be done in the coming year.

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UN Gender Focus: refugees in Europe, LGBT issues and Afghan women

Proportion of women and children seeking refuge in Europe increasing

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UN Gender Focus: climate change, gender equality and rights of LGBT

Women impacted "disproportionately" by climate change

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LGBT in the Middle East under the spotlight at the UN

The situation of people in the Middle East who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) was recently discussed for the first time by the UN Security Council during what is known as an

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