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After Joe Biden’s win, more work lies ahead towards LGBTIQ equality worldwide

ILGA World and ILGA North America and the Caribbean reflect on the outcome of the 2020 US presidential elections

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“Poland is violating the fundamental rights of EU citizens and blatantly disregarding EU treaties and standards,” says ILGA-Europe as a legal complaint is submitted to the European Commission

The European Commission and member states are duty bound to hold Poland accountable to EU Treaties, asserts ILGA-Europe, alongside two Polish equality organisations, in a legal complaint citing the violation of fundamental rights of the EU by inciting hatred and discrimination against LGBTI people

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Sudan repeals death penalty for homosexuality - Pan Africa ILGA press release

Pan Africa ILGA welcomes the decision by the government of Sudan to remove death penalty and flogging for consensual same-sex relations

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Pan Africa ILGA welcomes Gabon decision to decriminalise same-sex relations

The reversal of this law is a positive move for the region and should serve as an example for African States that continue to criminalise consensual same-sex sexual activities

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COVID-19 crisis threatens democracy, leading world figures warn

More than 500 political, civil leaders, Nobel Laureates and pro-democracy institutions have signed an open letter to defend democracy, warning that the freedoms we cherish are under threat from governments that are using the crisis to tighten their grip on power

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ILGA World postpones World Conference to 2022 due to COVID-19 uncertainty

The event is confirmed to take place in Los Angeles, CA, United States, hosted by the It Gets Better Project

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LGBTI youth voices: "Not being left behind" is not enough

This is the ICPD25 Nairobi Summit speech delivered by Martin Karadzhov, Chair of ILGA World's Youth Steering Committee

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