Arab and African Country Leaders Walk Out of UN Panel on Gay Rights

Arab and African countries walk out of the Human Rights council panel after UN Secretary General and Human Rights high commissioner address words around violence against LGBT people. Arab and African countries walked out of the chamber following a recorded message addressed by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon and a word by Navi Pillay, human … Continue reading

BREAKING NEWS: Historic Decision: UN Human Rights Council Passes First-Ever Resolution on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Adapted from the ILGA: INTERNATIONAL LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANS AND INTERSEX ASSOCIATION   Today’s resolution is the first UN resolution ever to bring specific focus to human rights violations based on sexual orientation and gender identity, and follows a joint statement on these issues delivered at the March session of the council. It affirms the universality … Continue reading