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5 LGBT things you need to know today, Oct. 3

1. The U.N. condemned the death penalty as punishment for same-sex relations, blasphemy, and adultery in a resolution 27 to 13. Among the 13 opposing was the United States with China, Egypt, India, Iraq, Japan,...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Sept. 14

1. Vitit Muntarbhorn, the first LGBT rights expert with the United Nations, announced his resignation this week. 2. Following a devastating earthquake in Mexico on Sept. 10, it's the women and muxes (a third...

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, 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. ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Jan. 3

1. After a decade of being head of the United Nations, South Korea's Ban Ki-moon, an "unlikely" LGBT rights champion, left his post this week. Ban is succeeded by Antonio Guterres of Portugal. 2. The Filipin...