Tag: LGBT rights

42% of Iranian LGBTI are victims of sexual violence and rape, new 6Rang report finds

42% of Iranian LGBTI are victims of sexual violence and rape, new 6Rang report finds

September 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

62% of Iranian LGBTI experience one or more forms of violence perpetuated by their immediate family; nearly 30% of them experience sexual violence and more than 77% of them physical violence; close to 38% of them are under pressure for forced marriage. London (September 2020) In its report, Hidden Wounds: A Research Report on Violence […]

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Pride in Education 2020

Pride in Education 2020

June 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

Educate OUT Prejudice – Usualise LGBT+ content  Live – Global – Virtual  Schools OUT UK and Laila El-Metoui are working on this exciting conference: Pride in Education 2020. These organisers believe this conference is much needed at this particular time with Covid 19 and the ongoing racism and that young LGBT+ people in all their diversity are […]

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Black and queer solidarity

Black and queer solidarity

June 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

Highlighting the connection between #BlackLivesMatter movement, taking over the globe following #GeorgeFloyd’s death, and LGBT rights’ movement is important for us. These movements are both about resisting against different forms of suppression and discrimination. We want to eliminate suppression and discrimination in any form. One of the most prominent figures of the #StonewallUprising was #MarshaPJohnson […]

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COVID-19: The suffering and resilience of LGBT persons must be visible and inform the actions of States

COVID-19: The suffering and resilience of LGBT persons must be visible and inform the actions of States

May 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

Statement by human rights experts on the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia 17 May 2020 Geneva/Washington D.C./Strasbourg, 14 May 2020 On the eve of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOBIT) on 17 May 2020, a group of United Nations and international human rights experts* call on States and other stakeholders […]

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Iran refuses to end the criminalisation and punishment of same-sex sexual conduct

Iran refuses to end the criminalisation and punishment of same-sex sexual conduct

March 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

6Rang, 12 March 2020: In its replies to the many recommendations received from several countries during the third cycle of Universal Periodic Review (UPR), Iran did not accept to end the criminalisation and punishment of persons for consensual same-sex relation or to pose a moratorium on the death penalty imposed on this basis. In its […]

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