Lebanese Forces Attempt to Shut Down LGBTQ Conference

Lebanese General Security officers unlawfully attempted to shut down an LGBTQ conference on September 29, according to Human Rights Watch. The conference, called NEDWA, was organized by the Arab Foundation f...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, July 27

1. Human Rights Campaign takes a look at the more than 100 federal court vacancies, and what the president might do to fill them. 2. A new human rights report was just released to the United Nations, and it ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, May 9

1. Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) makes his case for supporting human rights in a piece for the New York Times. 2. Human Rights Campaign condemned Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam this week for signing House Bill 11...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, March 2

1. In a landmark move, the United Nations is sending a human rights expert to Argentina to assess anti-LGBT violence and discrimination in the country. Preliminary findings will be announced on March 10. 2. ...
Simon Williamson, columnist with Georgia Voice

Simon Williamson: Empty Sails

Last week’s elections, especially the non-discrimination ordinance failure in Houston, upset me. But before we deal with being on the wrong side (again!) of a bullshit way of getting rights for a small group of...