Don't Miss
Home / Page (page 4)

Search Results for: jamaica

LGBTI Refugees

In recent years, a global discussion has finally arisen about the rights of LGBTI refugees, asylum seekers and migrants, especially those fleeing regimes which tolerate – and in many cases support and perpetuate – violence and discrimination against LGBTI people. Yet this discussion has only just broken through into the mainstream. At the same time, LGBTI people are facing renewed …

Read More »

Advisory Board

Alice Nkom – ADEFHO – Cameroon Alice is a lawyer and has been defending the rights of sexual and gender minorities in an extremely homophobic context for many years. She has won many Human Rights awards and is an activist and intellectual highly respected throughout Africa and beyond. Anh Tu Hoang – Centre for Creative Initiatives in Health and Population – …

Read More »

IDAHOT Report 2014: Barbados

IDAHOT 2014 country report cover

Barbados The group Barbados G.L.A.D (B.G.L.A.D) posted a series of messages in commemoration of the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia on social media, including a statement (below), and published here. Some local media also covered the IDAHOT 2014. May 17 statement from B.G.L.A.D: “Threats are made by persons, expressing intentions to shoot, burn, or run me over with a …

Read More »

Amnesty international join in IDAHO mobilisations worldwide

Amnesty International members worldwide are today engaging in targeted actions addressed to the governments of Jamaica, Ukraine and South Africa. “Simply because of who they are, LGBTI people in many countries face discrimination, violence and fear as a part of their daily lives. On the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia, Amnesty International is calling on thousands of activists to …

Read More »

238 Trans People Murdered Worldwide in Past 12 Months – New Report Shows

A new edition of the Trans Murder Monitoring (TMM) Reports – published to mark this year’s Transgender Day of Remembrance (November 20), reveals that 238 trans people were reported as victims of homicide in the last 12 months, worldwide. The TMM Reports are a widely acclaimed set of publications, supported by the TvT Research Project and backed by Transgender Europe …

Read More »