Despite a deterioration of rights in some countries, in many ways 2017 was a banner year for LGBT progress. 2017 isn’t going to be an easy year to classify for future historians of the global LGBT rights movement. While much of the world’s attention was focused on Donald Trump’s first disastrous year in the White House and the damage he inflicted on democratic and human rights norms, LGBT movements around the world also saw impressive gains. On the equal marriage front, we had victories on every continent.
December 29 / Daily Xtra