2015-12-30

European Parliament calls for coherence EU’s internal & external human rights policy

The European Parliament voted its annual report on human rights in the world. The report takes account of the situation of human rights, including of LGBTI people, and makes recommendations accordingly. The report starts off by stating that “in order to maintain credibility and consistency in its external human rights policy”, the EU and its

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Transgender Day of Remembrance

“Being Transgender is not a choice. Choosing to hurt someone is.” About the Transgender Day of Remembrance The Transgender Day of Remembrance was set aside to memorialize those who were killed due to anti-transgender hatred or prejudice. Over the last decade, more than one person per month has died due to transgender-based hate or prejudice,

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From parades to violence, the world observes Pride month

LGBT rights advocates around the world are celebrating Pride month with parades, marches and other events. Nearly two million people on June 7 attended Sao Paulo’s annual Pride parade that took place along the Brazilian city’s main thoroughfare. Petrobras, a state-run oil company, was among the sponsors of the annual event that remains one of