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October 31, 2016 Top Items Immigration Detention Human Rights First and 229 partner organizations today called on Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson to take immediate steps to...
October 28, 2016 I recently returned from the fourth-annual Caribbean Women and Sexual Diversity Conference in St. Croix. Organized by Liberty Place in St. Croix, United and Strong Inc. in St. Lucia, and the Eastern...
October 27, 2016 By John Michael Anzilotti Earlier this month, two National Police Force officers in El Salvador were convicted following the June 2015 attack on Aldo Alexander Peña, a transgender Salvadoran man....
October 26, 2016 Washington, D.C.– Today Human Rights First, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, and American University are hosting Ambassador Susan Rice, President Obama’s National Security Advisor,...
October 24, 2016 Top Items LGBT On Wednesday, October 26 National Security Advisor Susan Rice will deliver an address focused on the Obama Administration's efforts to protect and expand the human...
September 30, 2016 Two years removed from the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, the Russian LGBT community is still fighting for inclusion. Two years from now, however, one activist hopes to win an important...
September 19, 2016 Top Items United Nations Tomorrow President Obama will give his eighth and final presidential address to the United Nations General Assembly. The speech will likely focus on the refugee crisis...

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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 | February 22, 2017
LGBT Refugees and President Trump’s Refugee and Muslim Ban Executive Order   President Trump’s Executive Order President Trump’s January 27th executive order sought to: Halt...
Issue Brief | January 18, 2017
In May 2016 a trans woman in Colón, El Salvador was beaten and strangled to death. Unknown assailants skinned her face and threw her body in a ditch on the side of a highway. In June Human...
Issue Brief | January 11, 2017
 “When the United States stands up for human rights, by example at home and by effort abroad, we align ourselves with men and women around the world who struggle for the right to speak their...
Infographic | October 03, 2016
Human Rights First is concerned about long-standing laws in the Caribbean that criminalize homosexuality or otherwise infringe on basic human rights, but we are also inspired by the brave leaders who...

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