In recent years, the United States has played a significant role protecting the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people, both domestically and internationally, consistent with the universality of human rights as inclusive and indivisible.
U.S Government Appoints Hate Group Representatives to Annual Women’s Rights Meeting at United Nations
On Monday, 13 March, the United States Department of State announced that its official delegation to the 61st annual United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) includes representatives of two organisations known to oppose the UN human rights system, LGBTIQ rights, and women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights: the Center for Family and Human Rights (C-FAM) and the Heritage Foundation.
Today, as the United Nations begins its annual gathering on women’s rights, a coalition of international women’s, LGBTQ, and immigrant justice organisations have launched a joint initiative called: No Borders on Gender Justice.
The Supreme Court announced yesterday that it will not hear Gavin Grimm v. Gloucester Country School Board, a case that would have decided whether federal laws that prevent discrimination on the basis of sex also apply to gender identity.
JTS and a diverse coalition of religious leaders and institutions condemn “bathroom laws,” affirm principles for protecting LGBTQ students from discrimination.
This Administration’s criminalisation of undocumented migrants is unconscionable.
A police officer is suing his police department after he was allegedly told to ‘tone down the gay’.
Ever since his sister heard him talking in his sleep in their bedroom in Iran, Ali K. tried to stay awake at night.
Members of the religious right with ties to the Trump administration say they have been led to believe that some changes will still be coming.
In an effort to be true to herself and spotlight an often invisible human rights issue, internationally acclaimed fashion model Hanne Gaby Odiele has announced that she is intersex and will advocate for intersex bodily autonomy alongside the non-profit organisation, interACT Advocates for Intersex Youth.