International LGBTQ Issues

The resources featured on this page offer both secular and faith-informed perspectives on the global LGBTQ community.  If you have a resource to share or don’t see one that would be helpful for you please contact us here.

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Colonizing African Values

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This groundbreaking report by Political Research Associates demonstrates that U.S. Christian Right groups have actively campaigned to inscribe homophobia and anti-abortion politics in the constitutions and laws of African countries. It is a helpful read for anyone who seeks to understand LGBTQ rights in Africa.

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OutRight Action International

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OutRight Action International is an organization that partners with activists around the globe to bring visibility to the struggle for LGBTQ rights, and to expose discrimination and violence against advocates for justice. OutRight is the preeminent resource for gaining a snapshot into the state of advocacy and activism for human rights worldwide.

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Faith and Human Rights: Christianity and the Global Struggle for Human Dignity

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The UN’s 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights stands as a highpoint of twentieth-century moral deliberation, yet sixty years later human rights are widely denied, evaded, or ignored around the world. Faith and Human Rights argues that the idea of human rights is not exclusively religious, but that its realization in practice requires urgent action on the part of people of all faiths.

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Amnesty International LGBT Rights

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By highlighting instances of abuse against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals, Amnesty’s activists work to protect the basic dignity of LGBT people. This site is an important resource that documents the work of LGBTQ rights in countries across the world.

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