International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission

International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission

Discrimination Against LGBTIQ People Costs Lives and Global Economic Prosperity

Kasha Jacqueline Nabagesera
International
For the first time ever, the president of the General Assembly addressed a U.N. forum on LGBTI issues. ...
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Unprecedented Advance for Transgender Rights in Malaysia

Malaysia Transgender Laws
Top News International
Malaysia’s Putrajaya Court of Appeal ruled that it's unconstitutional for Negeri Sembilan to criminalize transgender individuals for "cross dressing." ...
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LGBTQ Americans Challenged to Imagine Their Futures in 2024

My2024 Campaign
Top News National
The My2024 campaign is summed up with a call to action: “Is there a future for the LGBTQ movement? No, there are thousands. One of them is yours." ...
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Bipartisan International Human Rights Defense Act Introduced in the House

Top News Politics
Congressman John F. Tierney, Congressman Chris Gibson and Congressman Richard Hanna, introduced the International Human Rights Defense Act. ...
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Same-Sex Human Rights Violations Identified in Malawi

Top News International
The Malawian High Court is currently reviewing the constitutionality of the country’s criminalization of sodomy. ...
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IGLHRC: Expert Committee on Women’s Rights Should ‘Protect LBTI People in Education’

Top News Health
The Committee to Eliminate Discrimination Against Women oversees human rights norms in the area of women’s right to non-discrimination. ...
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UN Secretary General Announces Benefits for Employees in Legally Recognized Same-Sex Unions

Top News Politics
A new UN guideline will transform workplace entitlements for employees of the UN system who are in legally recognized same-sex unions. ...
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It’s Time to Carry the Water

It’s Time to Carry the Water
I suggest we need something big to shake us, to bring us together: I suggest we need a revival. We need a good old-fashioned awakening of our soul as a community - as a global community - that is concerned about the bigger picture of inequality. ...
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World Affairs Council of Seattle will Host Forum on Gay Rights as Human Rights

World Affairs Council of Seattle will Host Forum on Gay Rights as Human Rights
The World Affairs Council of Seattle will present Jessica Stern, Program Director of the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission, and Dr. Kapya Kaoma, Project Director at Political Research Associates, on May 15 from 6 – 8:30pm at Seattle’s Center for Spiritual Living. ...
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