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Government officials and global advocates launch Equal Rights Coalition for LGBTI people

Government officials from more than 40 countries and civil society activists representing lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people have established an international coalition for equal rights to promote…

New United Nations independent expert for the human rights of LGBTI people

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has established the position of independent expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. In a resolution,…

Gay and bisexual people really do have poorer mental health, national US health survey shows

The inclusion, for the first time, of a question about sexual orientation in a regularly-conducted national health survey in the US has allowed researchers to establish that people who define…

Survey finds excess health problems in lesbians, gays, bisexuals

Gay, lesbian and bisexual individuals reported more health problems than straight men and women, in a large U.S. survey. For the first time since its launch in 1957, the National…

European Council LGBTI conclusions are Trojan horse: legitimising homophobia

Last Thursday (June 16), the Council of the European Union adopted its conclusions on LGBTI equality. It is the first time ever that the Council adopts a document addressing LGBTI…

The Lancet: Transgender rights critical for the health of 25 million transgender people worldwide

2015 was an unprecedented year in the recognition of transgender rights in some high-income countries. However, as a new Series published in The Lancet reveals, public recognition has yet to…

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