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White House hosts forum on anti-LGBT hate violence

The White House hosted on Friday a first-of-its-kind forum dedicated to combating domestic and international bias-motivated violence against LGBT people, the Washington Blade has learned. The closed-door event, which took place in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, allowed participants from around the world the opportunity to engage with administration officials on efforts by governments and


LGL representative attends Cross-regional Strategy Forum for LGBT leaders

From July 28 to August 1 the Cross-regional Strategy Forum for LGBT leaders in Sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Europe and Central Asia took place at the Robert F. Kennedy Training Institute for Justice and Human Rights in Florence, Italy. The event was attended by Vladimir Simonko, representative of the national LGBT rights organization LGL. The forum