Charles Adesina explores what it means to be gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender in Africa.
Protecting fundamental freedoms is always important – but sometimes the timing of such protection can send an even more powerful signal.
Conservatives urged the Parliament to clearly specify that marriage is only between a man and a woman.
The trial of the two girls who were arrested on October 27 on charges of “homosexuality” has been postponed to November 25.
African countries on Friday demanded that the appointment of a new UN expert on LGBT rights be suspended, saying his mission to report on anti-gay violence had nothing to do with human rights.
The Moroccan Association of Human Rights has appointed a lawyer to defend the girls who if convicted could be imprisoned for between six months and three years.
OutRight Action International, the global LGBTIQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, and Queer) human rights organisation, has released a groundbreaking report: Transgender in Iran: A Human Rights Report, which sheds light on the complicated status of trans rights and how they intersect with religion and social attitudes in the country.
October 2016 OutRight Action International, the global LGBTIQ (Lesbian, Gay Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer) human rights organisation, today released Human Rights Report: Being Lesbian in Iran.
Rep. Geraldine Roman of Bataan, Philippines first transgender lawmaker, called on women and members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community to resist discrimination.
Rabbi Rami Brachyahu, who came under fire after a July Ynet report revealed that he had issued a ruling in a weekly pamphlet that it was prohibited for anyone in the settlement to let an apartment to homosexuals, has been appointed as chief rabbi of the Israeli Police Force.