UN special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Phillip Alston, is extremely concerned about the situation of LGBT people in Ghana.
A few months ago I announced the appointment of an expert on LGBTQ issues in the United Nations in charge of investigating discrimination and violence sudden in our community.
The Human Rights Council of the United Nations has appointed its first independent expert, a Thai Professor Vitit Muntarbhorn, in charge of making an investigation on discrimination and violence against the LGBTQ community.
The UN Security Council holds a meeting for the first time to discuss the persecution of LGBT people by the terrorist group ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant).
The United Nations is concerned about the repeated attacks against the LGBT community in Turkey.
Recently, I told you about the attempt by Russia to block a law allowing UN married LGBT employees receive the same benefits as others. And although Russia has failed!
In July 2014, the United Nations (UN), through the voice of its Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, announced the opening of benefits to married same-sex couples, or in a civil union, even though the country or the state in which they live does not recognize them.
Today, Russia tries to block the measure that could benefit 44,000 employees.
The United Nations have once again shown their opposition to the law of discrimination against LGBT people in Kyrgyzstan and called on countries not to approve it.
Gallup just released the list of the most pleasant countries where LGBT people love to live. Today, let's look at Asia as the Philippines are ranked 22nd out of 123 countries and are the best in the Southeast Asia for the LGBT community.
From now on, the United Nations General Assembly is chaired by Sam Kutesa, Foreign Minister of Uganda, a country that criminalize homosexuality and forces people to denounce homosexual relationships.