New Independent Expert on LGBT issues a "huge development"
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.
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.
“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.”
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex people in Indonesia face discrimination by the government, the religious majority and the media.
The beauty and power of postage stamps are an ideal vehicle for changing “hearts and minds” over lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights.
Progress has been made on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues, but more work remains to be done in the coming year.
Proportion of women and children seeking refuge in Europe increasing
Women impacted "disproportionately" by climate change
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