Click on links below to view LGBTQI People and Human Rights news* AfricaNorthern IrelandUnited States ChinaNorwayVietnam EcuadorPhilippines EuropePoland KosovoSwitzerland LithuaniaTanzania French town suspends ties with Polish twin city over LGBT rights by admin_HRWF | February 19, 2020 | LGBTQI People and Human Rights | 0 CommentsA Polish mayor on Monday deplored the decision by a sister town in France to suspend 25-year official ties with her town because it declared itself an area “free of LGBT ideology.” France 24 (18.02.2020) - https://bit.ly/2HzCeHd - The mayor of the south-eastern... Read More VIETNAM: LGBT youth unprotected by admin_HRWF | February 19, 2020 | LGBTQI People and Human Rights | 0 CommentsMyths about sexual orientation and gender identity undermine rights. HRW (12.02.2020) - https://bit.ly/3bRAx68 - Pervasive myths about sexual orientation and gender identity in Vietnam contribute to violence and discrimination which is felt strongly among... Read More Swiss vote to approve legislation to protect LGBTQ+ rights by admin_HRWF | February 10, 2020 | LGBTQI People and Human Rights | 0 CommentsReferendum approves law that was passed in 2018 but was opposed by rightwing parties. By Philip Oltermann The Guardian (09.02.2020) - https://bit.ly/3bpkhcc - Swis voters have given their backing in a referendum to extending anti-racism legislation to cover... Read More African Trans Network – ATN – Statement by admin_HRWF | February 10, 2020 | LGBTQI People and Human Rights | 0 CommentsCreated for change, capacity strengthening and movement support. We are powerful when we stand together . EATHAN (05.02.2020) - https://bit.ly/2OHChVn - Trans and gender diverse persons speaking for themselves, united as a collective, generating knowledge and... Read More Annual review of the situation of LGBTI people by admin_HRWF | February 5, 2020 | LGBTQI People and Human Rights | 0 CommentsAmid rising hate speech and crime, vulnerable people across Europe find themselves disconnected from the popular story of the region’s success in securing LGBTI rights, major human rights review finds. ILGA-Europe (03.02.2020) - https://bit.ly/2v5g7FJ - Launched on... Read More TANZANIA: Obstructions to LGBT health, rights by admin_HRWF | February 5, 2020 | LGBTQI People and Human Rights | 0 CommentsDiscriminatory health policies, raids, and arrests. Human Rights Watch (03.02.2020) - https://bit.ly/2OtvIpy - The government of Tanzania’s health policies deny adequate services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people and others who are... Read More KOSOVO: Landmark decision for transgender rights by admin_HRWF | January 28, 2020 | LGBTQI People and Human Rights | 0 CommentsBlert Morina exercises right to change name and sex marker. By Dafina Halili Kosovo 2.0 (20.01.2020) - https://bit.ly/2tZU0jI - When Blert Morina next crosses the border, he will have new documents and a victory against the state in his pocket. In... Read More Ecuador’s LGBT+ community seen suffering deadliest year in a decade by admin_HRWF | January 28, 2020 | LGBTQI People and Human Rights | 0 CommentsBy Oscar Lopez Thomson Reuters Foundation (21.01.2020) - https://reut.rs/2RREWwC - Last year was the deadliest in at least a decade for gay and transgender people in Ecuador, campaigners have said, citing a possible backlash against new laws enshrining LGBT+... Read More Lawmakers in the US unleash barrage of anti-transgender bills by admin_HRWF | January 22, 2020 | LGBTQI People and Human Rights | 0 CommentsProposed laws threaten health, rights of trans kids. By Ryan Thoreson HRW (20.01.2020) - https://bit.ly/2GaqVor - Protecting children’s health is critical, and that means allowing doctors and their patients to decide what care is needed to keep a child... Read More LITHUANIA: ILGA-Europe welcome a landmark ECHR judgment on online hate speech by admin_HRWF | January 22, 2020 | LGBTQI People and Human Rights | 0 CommentsThe European Court of Human Rights found Lithuania’s failure to investigate online hateful comments against a gay couple to violate their rights to private and family life, as well as being discriminatory on the ground of sexual orientation. By Daniele Paletta ... Read More Get LGBTQI People & Human Rights news delivered to your inbox! Subscribe now *HRWF puts a variety of news from outside sources on its website for human rights research. HRWF only endorses the contents of its own articles and reports, and not the views or opinions expressed in the articles posted.