The hate group Center for Family and Human Rights (C-Fam) has used its place on the official U.S delegation to the annual United Nations women’s rights meeting, Commission on the Status of Women, to fundraise for itself in what appears to be a violation of federal ethics rules.
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.
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.