#LGBTQ

  • Article: Gabon Lawmakers Vote to Decriminalize Homosexuality

    Gabon Lawmakers Vote to Decriminalize Homosexuality

    By Sarah El Gharib|June 27, 2020

    This is an important step for LGBTQ+ rights in sub-Saharan Africa. Read more

  • Article: US Supreme Court Rules Workers Can't Be Fired for Being LGBTQ

    US Supreme Court Rules Workers Can't Be Fired for Being LGBTQ

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 15, 2020

    More than half of gay and trans workers live in states without explicit workplace protections. Read more

  • Article: UN Officials Call for End to Violence and Discrimination Against LGBTQ+ People

    UN Officials Call for End to Violence and Discrimination Against LGBTQ+ People

    By Catherine Caruso|May 18, 2020

    “Together, let us stand united against discrimination.” Read more

  • Article: Germany Just Became the 5th Country to Ban 'Conversion Therapy' for LGBTQ+ Minors

    Germany Just Became the 5th Country to Ban 'Conversion Therapy' for LGBTQ+ Minors

    By Catherine Caruso|May 11, 2020

    The practice exacerbates inequality for LGBTQ+ people, who are already at high risk of poverty. Read more

  • Article: LGBTQ+ Indonesians Are Being Forced to Undergo Exorcisms as a ‘Cure’

    LGBTQ+ Indonesians Are Being Forced to Undergo Exorcisms as a ‘Cure’

    By Catherine Caruso|May 8, 2020

    "It's traumatizing — the horror of that memory stays in my head." Read more

  • Article: 1 in 5 LGBTQ+ People Are Targeted for Conversion Therapy in Colombia

    1 in 5 LGBTQ+ People Are Targeted for Conversion Therapy in Colombia

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 8, 2020

    More and more countries are moving to ban the practice, which can cause severe mental health issues. Read more

  • Article: Canada Has Introduced Legislation to Ban Conversion Therapy

    Canada Has Introduced Legislation to Ban Conversion Therapy

    By Brandon Wiggins|March 10, 2020

    Conversion therapy has been found to have adverse mental health effects. Read more

  • Article: Australian State Considers Banning Gay Conversion Therapy

    Australian State Considers Banning Gay Conversion Therapy

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Feb. 21, 2020

    Offenders could face up to 18 months in jail under the proposed legislation. Read more