LGBTI in International Organizations

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Argentina joins Global Equality Fund to promote LGBTI rights


Argentina will be joining the Global Equality Fund to promote the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex people around the world. In coincidence with President Obama’s visit to the Latin American ...

UN issues six stamps for gay rights


The United Nations is backing LGBT people by issuing a series of stamps celebrating gay rights. It is the first time that the United Nations Postal Administration has issued stamps to promote equality for ...

Hate crimes across Europe


In Italy, in 2014, 596 hate crimes were recorded by police: more than 400 for racism and xenophobia, 153 related to bias against Christians and members of other religions and 27 for bias against ...

Why homophobia doesn’t make financial sense


According to the World Bank, homophobia costs a country the same as a financial crisis: on average, 0.1-1.7% of GDP. The data, which was presented at a recent conference, examined four areas in detail: ...

The 76 countries where it’s not OK to be gay


The United Nations has released an informative new video in conjunction with the United Nations' "Free and Equal" campaign that depicts lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights around the world. The clip, which made ...