Maria Fontenelle, Eastern Caribbean Alliance for Diversity and Equality
“We need to change the perception of the man in the street"
Amir Ashour, Founder and Executive Director of IraQueer
“I left Iraq because of my activism and being gay"
Landon Wilson, transgender US Navy Veteran
When the U.S. military ban on transgender people came into effect, Wilson had a choice: give up his military or his gender identity
Kasha Nabagesera, Executive Director of Freedom & Roam Uganda
“We cannot afford to bury our heads in the sand and feel sorry for ourselves"
Thirty years on, there remains more work to be done
Participants walk past The Stonewall Inn during the 2018 New York City Pride Parade in Manhattan, New York, U.S., June 24, 2018. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
Shunned by their tribe, Colombian transgender women find freedom in coffee town
The hilltop village of Santuario has become a haven for the growing number of people from the Embera tribe coming out as transgender
Filmmaker Dustin Lance Black calls on UK to lead on LGBT+ surrogacy
Many countries, including Britain, ban for-profit surrogacy
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