#LGBTQ+ Rights

  • Article: Dua Lipa, Olly Alexander, Elton John, and More Demand an End to Conversion Therapy in the UK

    Dua Lipa, Olly Alexander, Elton John, and More Demand an End to Conversion Therapy in the UK

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 14, 2020

    In total, 85 high-profile Brits signed the powerful open letter. Read more

  • Article: In My Own Words: As a Doctor, Here's What We Need to Make Health Systems LGBTQ+ Inclusive

    In My Own Words: As a Doctor, Here's What We Need to Make Health Systems LGBTQ+ Inclusive

    June 25, 2020

    Junior doctor Carlos Acosta, from Colombia and Brazil, has seen and felt discrimination firsthand. Read more

  • Article: Daniel Radcliffe Backs Trans Young People After 'Transphobic' Tweets From J. K. Rowling

    Daniel Radcliffe Backs Trans Young People After 'Transphobic' Tweets From J. K. Rowling

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 11, 2020

    He also apologised to "Harry Potter" fans for pain caused by Rowling's comments. Read more

  • Article: Costa Rica Becomes the First Country in Central America to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

    Costa Rica Becomes the First Country in Central America to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 26, 2020

    Local rights activists welcomed the decision. Read more

  • Article: 3 Ways COVID-19 Lockdowns and Curfews Risk Increasing Already Existing Inequalities in Africa

    3 Ways COVID-19 Lockdowns and Curfews Risk Increasing Already Existing Inequalities in Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|April 2, 2020

    The continent needs to protect the rights of all people, says UNHCR. Read more

  • Article: South African TV Star Sade Giliberti on Mental Health and Queer Representation

    South African TV Star Sade Giliberti on Mental Health and Queer Representation

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|Feb. 21, 2020

    We spoke to the former child star turned TV personality about the changes she wants to see. Read more

  • Article: This Activist Says South Africa’s Queer Spaces Normalise Silence About Sexual And Physical Violence

    This Activist Says South Africa’s Queer Spaces Normalise Silence About Sexual And Physical Violence

    Nov. 8, 2019

    Nwabisa Mazana says the “culture of silencing and ignoring victims continues the cycle of abuse.” Read more

  • Article: Fear in Uganda’s Gay Community after Death Penalty Threat and Arrests

    Fear in Uganda’s Gay Community after Death Penalty Threat and Arrests

    From Voice of America|Nov. 4, 2019

    Homosexuality is illegal in Uganda, and punishable with up to life in prison. Read more