UN stamps

News in Brief 2 January 2019

  • We need to focus on saving lives in UK channel, says UN migration agency
  • Five new Member States begin two year terms on UN Security Council
  • UN Stamps maintain first class look in 2019
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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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A UN “world first” as special stamps are issued supporting LGBT rights

The UN’s become the first institution ever to issue a special collection of stamps in support of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights.

That’s according to the head of global issues at the UN Human Rights Office.

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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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