United Nations

July 11, 2014

UN provides marriage recognition for employees

Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon announced that legally married UN employees will have their unions recognized regardless of the status of marriage equality in their home countries.

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UN Human Rights Commissioner urges LGBT World Cup players to come out

United Nations Human Rights Commissioner Navi Pillay spoke yesterday about the significance of LGBT World Cup players coming out to foster visibility and understanding, and urging closeted players to come out.

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The United Nations wants to hear from YOU for #IDAHOT

To mark the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia, the United Nations is soliciting stories from you.

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UN releases Bollywood video about family acceptance

The United Nations Free & Equal campaign has shared another video promoting equality for LGBT people around the globe. This time, they are targeting India with a Bollywood-style video starring Indian actress Celina Jaitly.

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VIDEO: UN's Ban Ki-moon says we must oppose arrests, discrimination of LGBTI people

United Nations' Secretary General Ban Ki-moon addressed the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) general assembly, urging for action in defense of the LGBT community.

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UN celebrates advances in LGBT equality on Human Rights Day with awesome video

For International Human Rights Day, the United Nations is celebrating the LGBT community with a video, "A History of LGBT Rights at the UN," spotlighting the movement's successes and how far we have left to go on the road to worldwide equality.

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United Nations launches Free & Equal for LGBT people around the world

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on Friday launched Free & Equal, an unprecedented global public education campaign for LGBT equality.

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GLAAD Observes International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

Today is the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT), when advocates across the globe take a stand against anti-LGBT violence and discrimination.

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