#LGBT

  • Article: An LGBTQ+ Mural Was Defaced at Wits University. So What Is Being Done Now to Tackle Abuse?

    An LGBTQ+ Mural Was Defaced at Wits University. So What Is Being Done Now to Tackle Abuse?

    By Thato Mahlangu|Sept. 28, 2018

    It’s vital that universities drive progress to keep LGBTQ+ students safe, secure, and empowered. Read more

  • Article: British LGBTQ Domestic Abuse Survivors Twice as Likely to Attempt Suicide

    British LGBTQ Domestic Abuse Survivors Twice as Likely to Attempt Suicide

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Sept. 14, 2018

    Gay and transgender people attacked by their partners are also twice as likely to self-harm. Read more

  • Article: Young Gay Britons Are Getting Married Just to Avoid Abuse

    Young Gay Britons Are Getting Married Just to Avoid Abuse

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Aug. 24, 2018

    Coming out in some cultures in the UK can lead to forced marriage, disownment, expulsion and abuse. Read more

  • Article: LGBTQ Australians Still Not Comfortable Being Themselves at Work, Report Reveals

    LGBTQ Australians Still Not Comfortable Being Themselves at Work, Report Reveals

    By Madeleine Keck|Aug. 23, 2018

    “Concealing compromises well-being." Read more

  • Article: LGBTQ People Are 14 Times More Likely to Be Homeless Than Straight People in the UK

    LGBTQ People Are 14 Times More Likely to Be Homeless Than Straight People in the UK

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Aug. 10, 2018

    Almost 80% say coming out to their parents was the main reason they lost their homes. Read more

  • Article: Record Number of LGBTQ People Are Running for Office in the US

    Record Number of LGBTQ People Are Running for Office in the US

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Aug. 8, 2018

    Just 0.1% of all current elected public officials are openly LGBTQ. Read more

  • Article: Ireland Under Pressure to Introduce Hate Crime Laws After LGBTQ Attacks

    Ireland Under Pressure to Introduce Hate Crime Laws After LGBTQ Attacks

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 26, 2018

    A gay male couple were hospitalised, and two separate LGBT venues were vandalised. Read more

  • Article: India's Supreme Court Could Finally Decriminalize Gay Sex

    India's Supreme Court Could Finally Decriminalize Gay Sex

    By Joanna Prisco|July 11, 2018

    Section 377 extends to anyone discovered engaged in certain sexual activities. Read more