#LGBT rights

  • Article: India's Gay Sex Ruling Is a Win for the Fight Against AIDS
    Health

    India's Gay Sex Ruling Is a Win for the Fight Against AIDS

    Feb. 8, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    About 30% of gay men in India living with HIV do not know their status. Read more

  • Article: A Tanzanian Governor Created a Team to Hunt Down LGBTQ People
    Citizenship

    A Tanzanian Governor Created a Team to Hunt Down LGBTQ People

    By Jerica Deck|Nov. 1, 2018

    People are facing violence, anal examinations, and a 30-year prison sentence. Read more

  • Article: This Same-Sex Couple Tried to Foster a Refugee Child and Was Denied
    Citizenship

    This Same-Sex Couple Tried to Foster a Refugee Child and Was Denied

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 22, 2018

    The lawyers argue that it's textbook discrimination. Read more

  • Article: Costa Rican Women Wore ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Costumes to the Polls
    Girls & Women

    Costa Rican Women Wore ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Costumes to the Polls

    By Daniele Selby|Feb. 7, 2018

    Cloaked in red, the group of women protested one candidate’s anti-LGBTQ and women’s rights stance. Read more

  • Article: Australian Same-Sex Couples Celebrate the Right to Marry in Midnight Wedding Ceremonies
    Citizenship

    Australian Same-Sex Couples Celebrate the Right to Marry in Midnight Wedding Ceremonies

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 9, 2018

    Australia legalized gay marriage last month, but people could only start marrying on Jan. 9. Read more

  • Article: India’s Only Openly Gay Prince Is Opening His Palace to LGBT People in Need
    Citizenship

    India’s Only Openly Gay Prince Is Opening His Palace to LGBT People in Need

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 9, 2018

    The prince publicly came out in 2006, an act of bravery in India where gay sex is still illegal. Read more

  • Article: Austria’s Supreme Court Just Legalized Gay Marriage
    Citizenship

    Austria’s Supreme Court Just Legalized Gay Marriage

    By Daniele Selby|Dec. 5, 2017

    The court ruled that only allowing same-sex couples to enter civil partnerships is discrimination. Read more

  • Article: Turkey’s Capital Banned LGBT Events — Here’s Why Activists Are Worried
    Citizenship

    Turkey’s Capital Banned LGBT Events — Here’s Why Activists Are Worried

    By Daniele Selby|Nov. 20, 2017

    This is one of several recent moves that appears to reflect a rights rollback. Read more