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(Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Although funding to support sexual minorities is growing, reaching about $250 million in 2016, three-quarters of the money is going to western countries, campaigners said on Wednesday. More than 500 foundations and governmental agencies gave a total of $524 million to LGBT causes in 2015 and 2016 combined, almost a quarter […]
Have you got 7 minutes? ILGA wants to hear your experiences with UPR follow-up and implementation! ILGA (International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association) is currently exploring the different follow-up and implementation activities that civil society organisations have undertaken with the Universal Periodic Review (UPR). The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is a unique process […]
The Executive Board of ILGA invites bids from consultants to develop and produce ILGA’s next Strategic Plan (2019-2022). For the period 2014-2018 ILGA has operated according to its strategic plan, which was produced by the ILGA Board in consultation with members and approved by ILGA’s membership at the XXVII World Conference in Mexico City in […]
Pride and Prejudice began in 2016, and will continue in 2018 as a global LGBT conference and initiative that will catalyse fresh debate on the economic and human costs of discrimination against the LGBT community. ILGA supports Pride and Prejudice, a global initiative organised by The Economist Events. The 24-hour event taking place on May […]
On 7 March 2018, the Mandate, Ethics and Submissions Committee of the Saeima (parliament) of Latvia, rejected a petition for introduction of partnership legislation, which would recognise all unmarried couples, including same-sex couples. This is the second time the Saeima rejected such an initiative.
Kürşad Kahramanoğlu, the LGBT activist from Turkey who played a crucial role in the ILGA organisation for many years, passed away on Friday last, 12th January. A passionate LGBT activist, trade unionist, and leader in the community, Kürşad served as Secretary-General of ILGA between 1999 and 2006, becoming one of the longest-standing Secretary-Generals in the history of […]
ILGA Oceania – the regional chapter of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association – celebrates Australia’s YES vote on equal marriage, and wishes to acknowledge the hard work that LGBTIQ and human rights activists in Australia, and around the world, have done during this long and protracted fight. “First of all, thank […]