International Human Rights Day

VIDEO: For International Human Rights Day, what's the role of the media in LGBT acceptance?

GLAAD commemorates International Human Rights Day with a video featuring international LGBT leaders speaking about how the media can accelerate or hinder acceptance for LGBT people from around the world.

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Ricky Martin and Ban Ki Moon Promote LGBT Equality at the United Nations

Today, GLAAD joined Ban Ki Moon, Ricky Marin, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, and hundreds of LGBT and global human rights advocates at the United Nations in New York City. The event, titled “Leadership in the Fight against Homophobia” a panel discussion in celebration of International Human Rights Day.
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Religion News Summary: Nazarene LGBT Students Organize and Mormons Say "Stay With Us"

GLAAD's Religion, Faith & Values program works to elevate LGBT-affirming voices of faith in mainstream, regional, and community media. This week we highlight Archbishop Desmond Tutu's support for LGBT people in Uganda, support for LGBT students at a Nazarene school, and a secret Parisian LGBT-friendly mosque.

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International Human Rights Day: The Global Issue of Anti-Transgender Violence

On this 2012 observance of International Human Rights Day, anti-transgender violence continues to be suffered at alarming rates around the world.

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Pressure Mounts on Corporations as Uganda Nears Vote on Anti-Gay Bill

A vote on Uganda’s dangerous and deplorable “Anti-Homosexuality Bill” is looming, with the Speaker of the Parliament promising its passage, as “a Christmas gift,” prior to the chamber’s December 15th holiday recess
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Obama Administration Addresses Need for Protections and Equality for LGBT People Worldwide

Yesterday marked a historic moment in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender history as the Obama Administration expressed its commitment to ensuring the human rights of all people, including LGBT people.

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