We are excited to launch ILGA’s latest Annual Report today, and to share it with all of you.
We wrapped up one year in our work to advance equality worldwide, offering a glimpse into our present impact and our future direction.
ILGA is grateful for the work and support of its member organisations, staff, interns and board members. A heartfelt shout-out and thank you goes to all the LGBTI activists around the world for the time and energy they commit to advancing LGBTI equality everywhere.
In 2018, ILGA celebrated its first 40 years of service and commitment to our global family. When we look back, it is truly remarkable to see the number of political, legal and social changes have occurred globally since those early days in August 1978, when a group of visionaries founded the (then named) International Gay Association. Today, we are more than 1,500 organisations from over 150 countries and territories, queerer and more diverse than ever.
We have history. We have victories. We have a global family to stand with.
The 2019 World Conference in Aotearoa New Zealand will be a powerful occasion to celebrate our past and pave the way to liberate our future. We look forward to welcoming you in Wellington!