ALTURI WORLD VOICES: Get to Know Them

When your country is beset by political crisis, economic recession, skyrocketing crime and the highest rate of anti-LGBTI violence in the world what is the concerned mother of a teenaged lesbian to...
Mothers Movement for Equality, Maria Cláudia Cabral, Brazil
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Eric Pham’s goal as an LGBTQ activist is simple - no queer person should feel alone. Around the world, millions of young queer folk know they are different. And, that difference creates...
"No One Should Feel Alone" - Eric Pham, Vietnam
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Helem is the leading organization protecting and promoting the rights of the LGBTIQ population of Lebanon. In fact, it was the first organization of its kind in the region when it launched in...
Helem Works for Change in Lebanon
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Ibu Shinta, as she is known – Ibu is the Indonesian equivalent of ma'am, or lady – runs Al Fatah, an Islamic boarding school for Indonesian transgender women known as waria. At the...
Ibu Shinta - Indonesia's Waria Heroine
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The Grupo Gay da Bahia or simply GGB is the oldest association for the defense of the human rights for LGBTI people in Brazil. Founded in 1980 by Luiz Mott, in the city of Salvador, Bahia, the GGB was registered as...
Luiz Mott - The Long Struggle in the Heart of Carnival
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News of a Pride March in Windhoek, Namibia appeared as a bolt of lightning. This remote, sparsely-populated nation on the south-west edge of Africa is a neighbor to LGBTI activism hotbeds like...
Friedel Dausab - Helping Namibia Out of the Closet
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Indian Government Told to Pick a Side on Anti-gay Law Ahead of Supreme Court Challenge

The Indian government has been asked to give its views on the country’s anti-gay sodomy law ahead of a Supreme Court challenge....



Egypt: Designing for the Crackdown

A few blocks into the ride, Firas saw the checkpoint, a rare occurrence in a quiet, residential area like Mesaha. When the car stopped, the officer working the checkpoint talked to...


Amnesty Warns That Turkish LGBTI+ People are ‘living in more fear than ever’

"Most LGBT+ people in Turkey today are living in more fear than ever before,” an activist tells me when we meet in a café in...





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