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Policy Making - Same sex marriage law in Mexico
¡Que viva Mexico!
23/12/2009
The Mexico City legislature yesterday passed with a two thirds majority an initiative to make it possible for people of the same sex to marry each other and adopt children....
Latin America and Caribbean
UN - UN: Landmark
Meeting Denounces Rights Abuses Based on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity Holy See Condemns Criminalization of Homosexual Conduct
13/12/2009
(New York, December 11, 2009) – A United Nations General Assembly panel that met this week broke new ground and helped build new momentum for ending human rights violations based...
World
Policy Making - Pan Africa ILGA Press Statement
Uganda Anti-Homosexuality Bill 2009.
10/12/2009
On behalf of the Pan Africa ILGA part of the global Pan Africa International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA). We write to express our concern...
Africa
Policy Making - Campaign against Pathologization
Stop Trans Pathologization 2012
20/10/2009
The campaign and its demands This next October 17th, a manifestation Against Trans Pathologization will take place in different parts of the world. To this day, 167 groups...
Latin America and Caribbean
Policy Making - Anachist and Queer
Anarchists are Queer and Proud
07/10/2009
Anarchism is an ideology that fights against exploitation and all forms of oppression. We fight for a world in which women will be equal to men, a world without racism and class...
Africa
UN - New UN Assembly President's on LGBT rights
Decriminalisation of Homosexuality is not “some kind of democracy”
26/09/2009
ILGA is deeply worried and outraged by UN Assembly new President Ali Abdussalam Treki's failure to consider the protection of the life and safety of lesbians, gay men, trans, intersex...
World
Policy Making - ILGA Workshop at Outgames
Being lesbian, bi, trans woman in the Middle East: survival kit.
14/08/2009
Lesbian, bisexual and trans women from the Middle East and from North Africa are probably the most invisible and discriminated in the whole word. In a very difficult political,...
Asia
Policy Making - LBTQ Feminist Women in Lebanon
The Feminist Awakening
14/08/2009
At Meem, we came together around lesbianism and got involved with feminism at a later stage. We now call it our “feminist awakening” because for many of us, this is...
Asia
UN - United Nations/ABGLT
First Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Organization from the Global South to Gain Consultative Status
04/08/2009
(Geneva, JuUnited Nations: First Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Organization fly 27, 2009) The United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) granted consultative status...
World
World Legal Survey - ILGA AND BT TEAM UP TO LAUNCH WEBSITE
Interactive map of the world for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender travellers
28/07/2009
ILGA (International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association) and BT have today launched an online map of the world that shares travel information for Lesbian Gay Bisexual...
World
Policy Making - Lesbians are everywhere
LESBIAN MOVEMENTS: RUPTURES & ALLIANCES
16/07/2009
Lesbians have always been present in various civil society movements, with gay men’s organizations, in feminist groups, as well as in the artistic sphere and in the fight for...
World
Policy Making - INDIAN HIGH COURT: GAY SEX IS LEGAL
New Delhi Court De-criminalizes Consensual Homosexual Acts in a Ground-breaking and Controversial Ruling in the Conservative Indian Capital
30/06/2009
June 30, 2009- New Delhi, India- In a ruling Thursday, the Delhi High Court overturned a 148-year-old colonial law criminalizing consensual homosexual acts saying that it...
Asia
Documents - Arcus/ILGA
ILGA is looking to hire liaison officers in Asia, Africa and Latin America and the Caribbean
22/06/2009
As part of a two year project funded by the Arcus foundation, ILGA, the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association is looking to hire liaison officers in...
World
Documents - LGBTI rights in the world
Material on state sponsored homophobia
02/06/2009
Founded in 1978, ILGA, the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association is now a association of over 700 groups in over 110 countries campaigning for lesbian,...
World
Homophobia - Homosexuality Knows No Borders
Goal: To make the general population and, more specifically, ethno-cultural communities of all backgrounds more aware of gay and lesbian issues, and sexual diversity.
16/05/2009
Since its first edition in 2003, the International Day Against Homophobia has grown larger year by year. With this, May 17 has become the prime moment to remember that homophobia...
International Homophobia day - Canada
World