U.S. Supreme Court takes on LGBT equality
Today, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear three landmark court cases challenging the fact that you can still be fired for being LGBT. Even though this is taking place in America, it’s a pivotal moment...
The Stonewall uprising: 50 years of LGBT history
On this day 50 years ago, an uprising took place at the Stonewall Inn in New York City. As it was raided by the police in the early hours, three nights of unrest followed, with LGBT people, long frustrated by police brutality, finally fighting back.
The US ban on trans people in the military comes into force today
Today, the Trump-Pence administration’s policy of banning trans people from serving openly in the armed services comes into force. Like anyone who serves in the military, trans people deserve to be...
The situation in Brunei
We continue to be extremely concerned by what’s happening in Brunei. Stonewall, joins with over a hundred LGBT and human rights organisations across the world who are calling for Brunei to...
Ending human rights violations faced by LBT+ communities internationally
Out of the Margins is a two-year international project funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) , to tackle the human rights violations faced by LBT+ people around the world that are...
What to watch out for in 2019
As we catch our breath after a very hectic 2018, we’ve dusted off our crystal ball and asked some of the wisest voices in Stonewall what they are on the lookout for as we head in the uncharted waters...
Acceptance without exception: human rights are for all
On Monday activists across the world will come together to celebrate Human Rights Day. This year marks a particularly important occasion as the Universal Declaration of Human Rights turns 70 . In the...
Trans Day of Remembrance: the alarming situation in Brazil
ByMorgan M Page
Today marks Trans Day of Remembrance (TDOR), the annual day in which trans communities mourn those lost to violence. Started as an early internet-based campaign in 1999 by Gwendolyn Ann Smith to...
International mission begins investigation into abuses in Chechnya
An international mission is on its way to investigate abuses against LGBT+ people in Chechnya. The mission is led by an eminent human rights expert. Earlier this month, the UK joined 15 other...
Brazilian election: what does it mean for the LGBT community?
‘A luta continua’ – the struggle continues The recent election of ultra-right populist Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil has sent shockwaves across the world. The global LGBT rights movement needs to respond...