The Trump/Pence administration is under fire from LGBT rights organisations after the vote The US is one of 13 countries to have voted against a United Nations resolution condemning the death penalty for having “consensual same-sex relations”. Although the vote condemning the death penalty has been passed, America joined Botswana, Burundi, Continue Reading
Russia wields its considerable influence to prevent the United Nations Security Council thanking outgoing Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for his contribution to furthering LGBT rights.
UN Member States vote 84 to 77 to uphold appointment of new independent expert on anti-LGBT discrimination.
African countries have demanded that the appointment of a new UN expert on LGBT rights be suspended, saying his mission to report on anti-gay violence had nothing to do with human rights.
The United Nations Postal Administration has released a series of six new stamps, celebrating lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality for the first time.