#Equal Rights

  • Article: Meet the First Openly Queer Miss South Africa Contestant

    Meet the First Openly Queer Miss South Africa Contestant

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|Aug. 28, 2019

    Sibabalwe Gcilitshana talks pride, representation, and beauty pageants with Global Citizen. Read more

  • Article: India Introduces New Bill to Protect Trans Rights

    India Introduces New Bill to Protect Trans Rights

    July 22, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "We are obviously going to fight this tooth and nail." Read more

  • Article: Not One Country Is on Track to Reach Its Goal of Gender Equality

    Not One Country Is on Track to Reach Its Goal of Gender Equality

    June 3, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "If we had gender equality in the workplace we could add 26% to GDP — that's a lot of money." Read more

  • Article: New York City Will Honor 2 Transgender Activists With New Monument

    New York City Will Honor 2 Transgender Activists With New Monument

    By Sushmita Roy|May 30, 2019

    Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera were transgender women of color and icons of the LGBTQ movement. Read more

  • Article: UK Rape Victims Asked to Hand Over Phones and Social Media Accounts or Risk Their Cases

    UK Rape Victims Asked to Hand Over Phones and Social Media Accounts or Risk Their Cases

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 29, 2019

    “We seem to be going back to the bad old days when victims of rape are being treated as suspects.” Read more

  • Article: Democratic South Africa Turns 25 Years Old Today. Here’s How Things Are Changing for the Better.

    Democratic South Africa Turns 25 Years Old Today. Here’s How Things Are Changing for the Better.

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|April 26, 2019

    Freedom Day is an important milestone for the country. Read more

  • Article: Same-Sex Couples Seek Marriage Equality in Japan With Valentine's Day Lawsuits

    Same-Sex Couples Seek Marriage Equality in Japan With Valentine's Day Lawsuits

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 14, 2019

    Thirteen couples are standing up to the government for their legal rights. Read more

  • Article: Activists Are Trying to End Forced Anal Examinations for LGBTQ People in Tunisia

    Activists Are Trying to End Forced Anal Examinations for LGBTQ People in Tunisia

    By Sophie Maes|Nov. 14, 2018

    In 73 countries, it’s still illegal to be gay. Read more