#LGBTQ+ Rights

  • Article: Uganda’s Government Must Investigate Killing of LGBTQ+ Activist, Says Human Rights Watch

    Uganda’s Government Must Investigate Killing of LGBTQ+ Activist, Says Human Rights Watch

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Oct. 21, 2019

    The warning comes after a series of violent and fatal attacks on the country’s LGBTQ+ community. Read more

  • Article: Scotland Finally Pardons Gay Men Convicted Under Homophobic Laws

    Scotland Finally Pardons Gay Men Convicted Under Homophobic Laws

    Oct. 21, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Those affected can apply to have their former police record "disregarded" or wiped clean. Read more

  • Article: How One Transgender Woman Navigates Being Trans at Work in South Africa

    How One Transgender Woman Navigates Being Trans at Work in South Africa

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|Aug. 1, 2019

    As one woman from Soweto tells Global Citizen, discrimination is often worst in the workplace. Read more

  • Article: Here's What the Anonymous 'Gay Footballer' Twitter Saga Means for LGBTQ Representation in Sport

    Here's What the Anonymous 'Gay Footballer' Twitter Saga Means for LGBTQ Representation in Sport

    July 24, 2019

    Stonewall's head of campaigns Robbie de Santos shares his feelings on the anonymous Twitter account. Read more

  • Article: Gay Computer Science Legend Alan Turing Will Be the Face of England’s New £50 Note

    Gay Computer Science Legend Alan Turing Will Be the Face of England’s New £50 Note

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 15, 2019

    He was a World War II hero who saved millions of lives — and yet was persecuted for his sexuality. Read more

  • Article: UK Acceptance of Gay Relationships Falls for the First Time in 30 Years

    UK Acceptance of Gay Relationships Falls for the First Time in 30 Years

    July 12, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Years of improving tolerance could be reaching a plateau, researchers warn. Read more

  • Article: The British Museum Just Launched New Guided Tours of Its LGBTQ Treasures

    The British Museum Just Launched New Guided Tours of Its LGBTQ Treasures

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 5, 2019

    Just in time for London Pride 2019. Read more

  • Article: Transgender Hate Crimes Soar by 81% in England, Scotland, and Wales

    Transgender Hate Crimes Soar by 81% in England, Scotland, and Wales

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 28, 2019

    “We need people to realise how severe the situation is for trans people.” Read more