Amnesty International’s recent report on Human Rights in the Middle East and North Africa has shown that authorities across the region heavily repress the rights of LGBT people with security forces arresting individuals on the basis of their sexual orientation or gender identity. The Islamic Republic of Iran legalised transsexuality in Continue Reading
Friday 17th May was the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism, and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT). The Australian official IDAHOBIT organisation explains that the international awareness day started in May 17, 1990. After the World Health Assembly of the World Health Organization approved the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems Continue Reading
With China classifying trans people as mentally ill, many are turning to to the black market for treatment. Trans people in China are performing highly dangerous surgery on themselves and buying unsafe hormone treatments on the black market because it is almost impossible for them to access the health care they Continue Reading
Some Danish and German children are undergoing invasive surgery to “normalise” their gender.
An eight-year-old girl in the east African country of Uganda was arrested for ‘lesbianism’.
Two teenage girls in Morocco face up to three years in jail on homosexuality charges after they were caught kissing.
A Kenyan judge has upheld the use of anal examinations to determine the sexual orientation of an individual, dismissing the argument that the procedure amounts to torture and degrading treatment.
“People don’t want politicians to pick and choose their rights.”
Norway’s healthcare ministry has proposed allowing people to legally change their gender without the need for any surgery, hormone treatment or sterilisation, a move hailed by Amnesty International.
Opposition MSPs and campaigners call on Scottish government to confront John Dramani Mahama over gay rights abuses