Joel Klausler

Joel is a University of Minnesota graduate with a master’s degree in strategic communication and a minor in human rights. He is passionate about promoting stories of global LGBTI activism. Contact joel@alturi.org

WORLD VOICES BY JOEL KLAUSLER

01/02/2024
Joel Klausler
Minneapolis mourns artist Robert Skafte, a gay, queer dancer whose light shines no longer. On Friday, December 8, 2023, a suspect senselessly and lethally attacked Robert while…
10/24/2022
Joel Klausler
Context Safe Place International is a holistic leadership development organization for displaced LGBTQIA+ individuals. Societies often trivialize and overlook the lived experiences of the LGBTQIA+ community. Safe…
08/29/2022
Joel Klausler
Pasado Creo que el arte puede ser la respuesta del artista a la realidad y al tiempo que nos rodea. Creo que mi trabajo surgió como una…
07/24/2022
Joel Klausler
Past I believe art can be the artist’s response to the reality and time surrounding us. I think my work emerged as a voice as I grew…
03/25/2022
Joel Klausler
Prague Pride’s Motivation Before the war began, Prague Pride was more focused on issues like LGBTI crisis alleviation, nondiscrimination in the workplace, and legislation for marriage equality….

ALTURI BLOG POSTS BY JOEL KLAUSLER

10/12/2023
Joel Klausler
There is an underreported and counterintuitive effect of denying abortion access: When abortion is safe, legal, and accessible, the abortion rate is typically lower. When abortion is…
09/20/2023
Joel Klausler
Turkey  Since Turkey’s democratic government began to decline in 2007, there have been ongoing tensions between the Justice and Development Party (AKP, known for its Islamist roots…
08/23/2023
Joel Klausler
Africa The World Population Review provides metrics for tracking laws impacting sexual orientation and gender identity globally. Our World in Data offers data on extreme poverty by…
08/26/2021
Joel Klausler
Canada leads with a perfect 10.0 sexual orientation gender identity legal index (SOGI-LI) SOGI-LI ranks countries by the recognition and protection their laws offer LGBTI people. Canada…
08/01/2021
Joel Klausler
X is a path forward in the inclusion of all human beings to be recognized and protected X as an option for gender identity goes beyond just…
06/26/2021
Joel Klausler
Historical Context Moving forward in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) human rights is challenging, especially with additional obstacles presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. More importantly,…

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