International News

United Nations rights experts condemn Uganda’s ‘egregious’ anti-LGBTQ+ legislation

Graham Robson March 30, 2023

United Nations (UN) rights experts have condemned Uganda’s ‘egregious’ anti-LGBTQ+ legislation after all but two of the country’s 389 MPs passed a controversial anti-LGBTQ+ bill, which introduces capital and life imprisonment sentences for gay sex and the “recruitment, promotion and funding” of same-sex “activities”.

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1,117 organisations worldwide urge the UN to renew its human rights expert mandate on sexual orientation and gender identity

Graham Robson June 17, 2022

1,117 civil society organisations from 134 states and territories have delivered a joint global statement calling for the renewal of the mandate of the UN Independent Expert on violence and discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI).

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General News

Motion to ban conversion therapy in Northern Ireland

Rachel Badham April 22, 2021

The Assembly voted 59 to 28 in favour of a motion calling for a national ban on LGBTQ+ conversion therapy.

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