Human Rights

Human Rights

World OutGames Miami
Sports
Every four years, World OutGames brings together LGBTQI athletes, many from countries where homosexuality remains illegal and hidden. ...
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Gibraltar/St. Michael's Cave/Lonely Planet
Faith and Religion International
The Civil Marriage Amendment Bill 2016 was passed unanimously by the government in Gibraltar on October 26, 2016. ...
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Photo: Ray Lac
Politics
The decision impacts more than four million undocumented immigrants and their families, and nearly 79,000 people in Washington state. ...
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Trafalgar Square/Lauren Anderson
Travel
VisitBritain has launched a nationwide competition for a chance to win a trip to Britain to experience the array of choices the destination provides for LGBT travelers. ...
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Photo: Matt Hennie, Project Q Atlanta
National
Though home to more LGBT adults than any other region in the country, the South remains a hotbed for anti-equality legislation. ...
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Randy Berry, the U.S. State Department’s Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTI Persons. Photo: nationwideradiojm.com
Politics
Randy Berry will complete his first year as the U.S. State Department’s Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTI Persons on April 15. ...
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(L to R) U.S. Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTI Persons Randy Berry, Founder and CEO of Out & Equal Workplace Advocates Selisse Berry, and President of Walt Disney Resorts and Parks George Kalogridis at the Out & Equal Executive Forum Conference in San Francisco, March 22–24, 2016. Photo: Out & Equal
Politics
During his keynote speech to 90 senior LGBT and ally executives, Berry appealed to the business leaders why he believes they hold a key role in advancing LGBT rights around the world. ...
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Washington State Senator Pamila Jayapal, 37th District, Seattle
Politics
Pramila Jayapal worked for 20 years both internationally and domestically as an advocate for women, immigrants, civil and human rights. ...
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National
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the New York State Division of Human Rights has adopted new regulations that ban discrimination and harassment against transgender people. ...
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Seattle City Council Facebook Photo
Local Politics
Seattle City Council announced its tentative plan for committee assignments Friday, in preparation for work in 2016. ...
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