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UN Booklet on SOGI: Born Free and Equal

14 September 2012

The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights has released a new booklet on sexual orientation and gender identity in international human rights law. The publication, "Born

UN Booklet on SOGI: Born Free and Equal

14 September 2012

The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights has released a new booklet on sexual orientation and gender identity in international human rights law. The publication, "Born

UN: Secretary General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks on SOGI at Human Rights Council

10 September 2012

In a wide-ranging address that picked up on key aspects of the Council's work, he made the following reference to SOGI-related issues: “In particular, I welcome the groundbreaking, first-ever i

The Inns and Outs of Jamaica

19 July 2012   Jamaica

The Huffington Post (GayVoices Blog) has published an article by Kevin Childs on the rights and wrongs of visiting countries as a tourist where homophobia is rife, in particular Jamaica

Interview with Caleb Orozco

06 July 2012

Pink News has published an interview with Caleb Orozco, executive president of the United Belize Advocacy Movement, UNIBAM, and part of a constitutional challenge to overturn the law in Belize which c

Carry On Up The Olympics

11 June 2012

In the run-up to the London Olympics, an article has been published in the Huffington Post, written by freelance lecturer and writer on art history, Kevin Childs, lamenting the loss of the Games'

Challenge to decriminalise homosexuality in Northern Cyprus

06 February 2012   Cyprus

A legal challenge has been lodged at the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) to decriminalise homosexuality in Northern Cyprus – the last place in the Council of Europe where being gay is a c

Shaming Leonardo

01 February 2012

As the Leonardo exhibition at the National Gallery closes, it is worth reflecting on what could have happened had Leonardo been convicted of sodomy. A new article by Kevin Childs on the New Statesman

Singapore’s Court of Appeal rules in favour of keeping country’s anti-gay law

01 January 1970

A challenge to the law that criminalises homosexuality has today been dismissed by Singapore’s highest court, meaning that it’s still a crime to be gay in the country. http://www.humandig

01 January 1970

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