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International
The U.N. has worked to improve the rights of the LGBT community in recent years, but has repeatedly run into opposition from some member states - especially from countries in the Middle East and Africa as well as China and Russia. ...
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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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The National Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta, Georgia/Photo: Super G
National
Think locally, act globally is the motto of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights with the launch of the LGBT Institute Wednesday. ...
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Openly-gay Norway
Travel
Denmark, Norway and Switzerland have made the United Nations list on the "World Happiness Report." We give you the G-A-Y scoop! ...
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The Getty Center/IGLTA
Travel
The Getty Center offers breathtaking views of downtown Los Angeles and the Pacific Ocean – the perfect way to take in the convention host city. ...
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Emma Watson - Global Goodwill Ambassador, UN Women - gave a speech in Switzerland on gender equality.
Entertainment Top News
Emma Watson has continued her work on her #HeForShe gender equality campaign with another speech at Davos and a Twitter Q&A. ...
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Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images
Politics Top News
Obama: "We can renew the international system that has enabled so much progress, or allow ourselves to be pulled back by an undertow of instability." ...
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Photo: Jason Kempin/Getty Images
Entertainment
Emmy Award-winning actress Jane Lynch will host Uprising of Love: A Benefit Concert for Global Equality at the Gershwin Theatre in New York on September 15. ...
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Photo: John Yavuz Can
International Top News
The Malawian High Court is currently reviewing the constitutionality of the country’s criminalization of sodomy. ...
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Photo: DFID - UK Department for International Development
Health Top News
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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