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August 24, 2012 By Julius Kaggwa This week a British playwright and producers will stage a play exploring homosexuality in Uganda in the hopes that the work can “normalize the gay character” in our country. A...
August 13, 2012 By Innokenty Grekov A verdict in the sham trial of members of the feminist punk band Pussy Riot is expected this week. Not shaken by a recent gay rights protest at the London Olympics, the Kremlin...
August 10, 2012 Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s eleven day trip to Africa took another historic turn when she met with Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s former President and one of the world’s most prominent...
August 08, 2012 By Rasika Teredesai This blog is part of the Olympics 2012 and Human Rights series. Imke Duplitzer: 37 years old from Germany. Events: Women’s Epee (Individual and Team). Photo by...
August 03, 2012 By Christiana Renfro This blog is part of the Olympics 2012 and Human Rights series. Dorcus Inzikuru: 30 years old Ugandan. Event: 3000m steeplechase (Friday, August 3) Dorcus Inzikuru...
March 11, 2011 This past week, the former Soviet republic of Moldova received visits from two high-profile Americans. One of the visitors was Joe Biden, the Vice President of the United States. He engaged Moldova’s...

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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 | 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,...
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...
Video | February 09, 2017
Each month, we highlight the crucial contributions of human rights defenders to the global human rights movement by profiling an activist working on behalf of equality for all. Human Rights First...
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...

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