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Five full-time Internship Opportunities at ILGA World Programme Intern on UN Treaty Bodies and Special Procedures Programme Intern on UN Human Rights Council and UPR Programme Intern for Research Programme Intern on Intersex People and Sex Characteristics Communications Intern Duration: 6 months each – Start of Internships: September 2019 How to apply: Candidates meeting the requirements […]
Bhutan’s lower house of parliament voted on Friday to decriminalise homosexuality . If the amendment to the penal code passes the upper house of the Asian nation’s parliament, 69 countries will remain worldwide where same-sex relations are illegal, with seven countries having the death penalty for same-sex relations. Here are the latest 10 countries that have […]
One of the United States’ top LGBT+ charities ejected Google from a gay and transgender rights ranking on Thursday for hosting an app that advises people on how to “recover” from same-sex attraction. Human Rights Campaign (HRC) suspended the tech company from its Corporate Equality Index, which ranks US companies on the benefits they offer […]
(Reuters) – Poland’s ruling nationalist party aims to stem a decline in its popularity, ahead of two key elections this year, with warnings that opposition support for LGBT education is a threat to Polish culture, and should be blocked wherever possible. The Law and Justice Party (PiS) has condemned a new school sex education programme […]
British Airways and Air New Zealand have joined a wave of major US airlines planning to introduce extra gender options for LGBT+ passengers, who don’t identify as either male or female. LGBT+ groups have welcomed the change, saying it would smooth the way for many trans, intersex, and non-binary passengers – or those who simply […]
A Japanese lesbian couple plan to stage wedding photos in every country around the world where same-sex marriage is legal, in a push to increase understanding of LGBT+ communities at home, they said on Wednesday. Students Misato Kawasaki, 21, and Mayu Otaki, 22, hope to give other LGBT+ people confidence in their identity, and raise awareness of issues such as […]
Cuba dropped same-sex marriage this week from its new draft constitution in the latest setback in 2018 for LGBT+ rights as more gay couples hope to wed around the world. But with LGBT+ rights increasingly in the spotlight around the globe, the year also saw some progress.