TIGed

Switch headers Switch to TIGweb.org

Are you an TIG Member?
Click here to switch to TIGweb.org


Home Home Global Issues Human Rights LGBT Rights

Understand Issues LGBT Rights
Human Rights
Media
Peace & Conflict
Health
Environment
Human Rights
Technology
Education
Globalization
Culture

Partnerships

Click here to learn more about how you can become a Global Issues Partner.

Notable Quotes

If a person is homosexual by nature - that is, if one's sexuality is as intrinsic a part of one's identity as gender or skin color - then society can no more deny a gay person access to the secular rights and religious sacraments because of his homosexuality.

Jon Meacham


The recent breakthrough in New York for allowing the same-sex marriages triggered joyous mood not only to those living in NY for long but ignited hope to many across the world. This is indeed a step forward in understanding the LGBT Rights.

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people are more likely to experience intolerance, discrimination, harassment, and the threat of violence due to their sexual orientation, than those that identify themselves as heterosexual. This is due to homophobia (the fear or hatred of homosexuality). Some of the factors that may reinforce homophobia on a larger scale are moral, religious, and political beliefs of a dominant group. In some countries, homosexuality is illegal and punishable by fines, imprisonment, life imprisonment and even... (more)


 
Resources



Global Gallery
Featured Discussions

There are no featured threads related to this issue yet!

 
 
Take Action