Click on links below to view LGBTQI People and Human Rights news* LGBTQI News 2020-2021 Africa America Asia Europe World LGBTQI News 2019 Africa America Asia Europe World GEORGIA: Who are right-wing forces that attacked Georgia’s LGBTIQ+ ? by admin_HRWF | July 13, 2021 | LGBTQI People and Human Rights | 0 CommentsWho are right-wing forces that attacked Georgia's LGBTIQ+ ? By Gillian Kane And Mariam Kvaratskhelia EU Observer (13.07.2021) - https://bit.ly/3edGWv2 - As citizens around the world mark the closing of gay pride month with celebratory marches and parades, in... Read More UZBEKISTAN: A chance to decriminalise homosexuality by admin_HRWF | July 6, 2021 | LGBTQI People and Human Rights | 0 CommentsUZBEKISTAN: 'A small ray of hope': an urgent chance to decriminalise homosexuality in Uzbekistan As long as the country’s Article 120 exists, said one young man, ‘we will live in fear and homophobes will have power over us’ By Anne Sunder-Plassmann Open... Read More USA: Presbyterian Church takes first vote on banning ordination of openly gay men by admin_HRWF | July 5, 2021 | LGBTQI People and Human Rights | 0 CommentsUSA: Presbyterian Church in America takes first vote on banning ordination of openly gay men By Anugrah Kumar The Christian Post (04.07.2021) - https://bit.ly/2SNNbhP - The Presbyterian Church in America has voted to change a rule in its governing document that... Read More HUNGARY: FIDESZ proposed controversial amendments about LGBTI people law by admin_HRWF | June 14, 2021 | LGBTQI People and Human Rights | 0 CommentsHungarian parliament’s proposed amendments censoring public communication about LGBTI people violates EU law ILGA-Europe's statement on proposed anti-LGBTI and illegal amendments by FIDESZ in the Hungarian parliament ILGA Europe (11.06.2021) -... Read More UN: Faith leaders urged to stamp out anti-LGBT+ rhetoric by admin_HRWF | May 26, 2021 | LGBTQI People and Human Rights | 0 CommentsUN calls on religious groups and leaders to dial down anti-LGBT+ rhetoric for fear of violence or discrimination By Hugo Greenhalgh Openly News (14.05.2021) - https://bit.ly/34kcSZm - Religious leaders and institutions should stamp out rhetoric or... Read More EU: ‘Political backlash’ blamed for halting LGBT+ rights gains in Europe by admin_HRWF | May 26, 2021 | LGBTQI People and Human Rights | 0 CommentsLegislative progress on LGBT+ rights have come to a near-standstill as polarisation mounted from Poland to Turkey, report says By Rachel Savage Openly News (17.05.2021) - https://bit.ly/3vpuFtZ - Progress on laws to boost LGBT+ rights has come to a virtual... Read More GERMANY: Lesbian mothers flood German courts with demands for parenting rights by admin_HRWF | May 14, 2021 | LGBTQI People and Human Rights | 0 CommentsOver a dozen lesbian couples have gone to court seeking to reform Germany's civil code, which does not recognise lesbian parents By Enrique Anarte Openly News (06.05.2021) - https://bit.ly/3hqfwok - When Inga celebrated the birth of her first child with... Read More EU: The rights of LGBTI people in the European Union by admin_HRWF | May 14, 2021 | LGBTQI People and Human Rights | 0 CommentsEuropean Parliament (11.05.2021) - https://bit.ly/3xY7F78 - The European Parliament has just published an updated version of a 12-page document titled “The rights of LGBTI people in the European Union”. It replaces the former versions of 2019 and 2020. The... Read More GERMANY: Catholic blessings of same-sex couples despite Vatican by admin_HRWF | May 11, 2021 | LGBTQI People and Human Rights | 0 CommentsEuronews (10.05.2021) - https://bit.ly/3tDuz0n - Germany's powerful Catholic progressives are openly defying a recent Holy See pronouncement that priests cannot bless same-sex unions. They are offering such blessings at services in about 100 different churches... Read More UK: Richard Dawkins loses ‘humanist of the year’ title over trans comments by admin_HRWF | May 2, 2021 | LGBTQI People and Human Rights | 0 CommentsAmerican Humanist Association criticises academic for comments about identity using ‘the guise of scientific discourse’, and withdraws its 1996 honour By Alison Flood The Guardian (20.04.2021) - https://bit.ly/33ak8q5 - The American Humanist Association has... 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.