ALTURI WORLD VOICES: Get to know them

“Homoaffectionate Law” and a Revolutionary Change in The Legal System

By Nóra Blaskovits Maria Berenice Dias was the very first woman who became a justice of the state highest Court of Appeals in Brazil. An activist for the rights of the LGBT…

Where Love is Illegal

By Max Micallef William Lounsbury is the Head of Communications for the Witness Change non-profit organization. The non-profit holds the goal of ending human rights violations of marginalized communities around the world.…

Kakuma: From Celebration to Desperation

2018 has been a year of incredible highs and lows for LGBTI refugees in housed in Kenya’s sprawling Kakuma refugee camp. In early June, Refugee Flag Kakuma - a loose-knit organization of…

Instituto Nice Creates Opportunities for Trans Brazilians

“My dream is to get married and be able to guarantee my partner the right to stay on the small piece of land I have.” When Valeria Rodriguez heard this request from…

Latest Global LGBTI News

ADDED ON: 09/22/2019

Council of Europe presses Chechnya on gay torture

A Council of Europe official tackled Chechen officials about reports of the torture and detention of gay people, during a rare visit to the Russian republic Saturday. Frank Schwabe, a member of…


ADDED ON: 09/22/2019

‘I feel like it’s going to happen when it happens. We’re in Ireland and it’s very accepting of being gay’

Last July, an anonymous Twitter account caused a major stir. A user of the site claiming to be an anonymous Championship footballer suggested he was intending to come out as gay. On…


ADDED ON: 09/22/2019

Elizabeth Warren highlights violence against transgender women of color, reads names of those killed this year

Senator Elizabeth Warren, D-MA., was the penultimate speaker at Friday night’s forum focused on LGBTQ issues, and took the stage with a powerful opening statement. “If elected President, what should LGBTQ Americans…


ADDED ON: 09/22/2019

Gay couple become viral stars after taking perfect stance against anti-LGBT protesters

A gay couple in Chester has become a viral hit and have received tons of support after they shared a kiss in front of anti-LGBT protestors. The couple of Joe Fergus and…



Click on a topic to learn more about some of the biggest issues for LGBTI people around the world.


Click on a region for links to countries and the latest news from that area.