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.
The United Nations has launched a campaign to raise awareness of the challenges facing intersex people.
The UN Human Rights Council has appointed its first independent investigator to help protect homosexual and transgender people worldwide from violence and discrimination.
Scottish actor and activist Alan Cumming says he’s pleased to be hosting the first LGBT gala ever held at the United Nations, but he also finds it a bit silly that it’s taken so long.
Samantha Power, US Ambassador to the UN, says Fun Home ‘brings home the challenges LGBTI people face every day around the world.’
The United Nations Postal Administration has released a series of six new stamps, celebrating lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality for the first time.