LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) _ With the hiring of a state director for the first time in Arkansas, the Human Rights Campaign has highlighted how much of a battleground the state has become in the fight over equal rights for gays and lesbians.
The White House hosted its first ever forum to expand the rights of LGBT people around the world.
PARIS (AP) - The head of Europe's leading human rights body is praising Conchita Wurst's Eurovision victory as a positive sign that freedom of expression is thriving, and that Europeans are "allowed to shock."
Damn, it’s an astounding and incongruous world on the issue of human rights for the international LGBT community.
A Ugandan court on Friday invalidated an anti-gay bill signed into law earlier this year, saying the measure is illegal because it was passed during a parliamentary session that lacked a quorum.
ILGA-Europe has just released its Europe Rainbow Map, which uses percentages to compare countries’ LGBT rights situations.
Adam Romero, an Arnold D. Kassoy Scholar of Law and Senior Counsel at UCLA’s Williams Institute, told the State Department on July 8 that “U.S. is failing to comply with international human rights standards in relation to LGBT people.”