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December 09, 2015 According to a Human Rights First Study conducted by Harris Poll Washington, D.C.—Today, Human Rights First released a new study conducted by Harris Poll showing broad bipartisan support...
December 07, 2015 Nearly a year ago, Egyptian police arrested 26 men in a traditional hammam bathhouse under charges of "debauchery." The mass arrest stemmed from collusion between investigative journalist Mona Iraqi...
November 30, 2015 "It can be observed that the social acceptance towards LGBT people - at least in the biggest cities of the country - has increased since the 2000s. The coverage of LGBT issues in the local...
November 20, 2015 “The worst…has already happened to us,” said Nicole Santamaría in a recent meeting with Human Rights First. She referred to discrimination, threats, violence, and the brutal murders of members of El...
November 12, 2015 Washington, D.C.  - Human Rights First today praised Ukraine's parliament for passing a workplace anti-discrimination amendment to the country's ...
November 09, 2015 Top News Guantanamo As early as this week, the Obama Administration is set to release its plan to close the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The long-awaited strategy reportedly...
November 04, 2015 A recent feature by Buzzfeed's J. Lester Feder on the plight of LGBT Syrian refugees offered a rare look at the lives of one of the most vulnerable displaced groups. Feder relays the fears of LGBT...

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November 11, 2016

Honoring:

Caleb Orozco 

Executive Director of United Belize Advocacy Movement (UNIBAM) and lead plaintiff in the landmark case that overturned Belize's sodomy law

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Olena Hloba

Co-founder of Parents Initiative Tergo, an ally organization of parents of LGBT people, Ukraine

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Factsheet | April 20, 2017
Get the Facts: Crackdown on Gay Men in Chechnya Share on Facebook   Take Action     Donate The Current Situation On April 1, 2017, independent Russian...
Letter | April 18, 2017
Dear Ambassador Haley: I am writing to express alarm over the ongoing persecution of gay men in Chechnya, Russia, and to call for U.S. leadership at the United Nations in pressing for...
Factsheet | April 10, 2017
The Current Situation On April 1, 2017, independent Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta reported that Chechen authorities detained more than one hundred gay men over the prior week “in connection with...
Factsheet | March 07, 2017
President Trump signed a revised executive order on March 6 in response to a court-ordered stay of his January 27 order that barred the resettlement of refugees and nationals of seven countries,...

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