Five years free: A new life for many LGBTQ+ Indians
Five years after a historic ruling to decriminalise gay sex, life for many LGBTQ+ Indians in smaller towns and villages is starting to change
Why does Germany want to limit trans self-ID during wartime?
A draft law to make it easier for trans Germans to change legal gender includes controversial restrictions in the case of war
Why is anti-LGBTQ+ rhetoric on the rise in the Middle East?
In Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon, politicians and religious groups have increased criticism of LGBTQ+ rights in recent months
40 years of the Thomson Reuters Foundation Fellowship Programme at the Reuters Institute
The Thomson Reuters Foundation Fellowship Programme at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism is one of the world’s leading schemes for practising, mid-career journalists to deepen their skills and enrich their understanding of the news industry. On its 40th anniversary, we hear from former Fellow and now Associate Director of the Programme, Caithlin Mercer, about her own experience and her plans for the future of the scheme.
OPINION: Hate doesn’t pay: Anti-LGBTQ+ discrimination harms individuals as it erodes economies
Anti-LGBTQ+ laws not only affect the community, they have a wider effect on local and national economies
Trauma haunts LGBTQ+ Indians years after end of gay sex ban
Former Supreme Court judge who helped decriminalise homosexuality says LGBTQ+ people still suffer discrimination and mental scars
OPINION: Back to school: The government’s new guidance will make trans kids even more vulnerable
Education Secretary Gillian Keegan has said the government thinks parental consent is “important” when it comes to children changing their gender ID at school
Kurt Schork Awards: A winner’s story
For 13 years, the Thomson Reuters Foundation has proudly supported and hosted the Kurt Schork Awards in International Journalism. In this interview, 2019 Freelance Award winner Amanda Sperber talks about her investigations and the impact of winning the award.
OPINION: The power of coming out at work
Coming out at work is both powerful and necessary but it’s neither easy, nor, for many, possible
Spain's first trans senator vows to defend gender self-ID law
Carla Antonelli says she will work to boost LGBTQ+ rights that are under threat from fake news and a right-wing pushback