We support LGBT+ activists around the world


Our Programme Manager discusses LGBT rights in the Commonwealth at the Commonwealth Youth Gender and Equality Network (CYGEN) launch forum in May 2015. 

ILGA publishes the 2015 edition of their State-Sponsored Homophobia report, a world survey of laws on criminalisation, protection and recognition of same-sex relationships. This is the 10th edition of the annual report. 

This report brings together the first phase of research carried out by  The Kaleidoscope Trust and The Royal Commonwealth Society mapping LGBT rights in the Commonwealth as well as views expressed by a broad range of Commonwealth diplomats in an ongoing series of discussions.

Watch the Kaleidoscope Trust's annual lecture to mark Human Rights Day delivered by Matthew Barzun, U.S. Ambassador to the UK. 

Video recordings from the LGBTI Rights in the Commonwealth Conference we held in partnership with the Equality Network, Glasgow Pride and the Glasgow Human Rights Network in July 2014 in connection with the Commonwealth Games held in Glasgow. 

A new study from the Williams Institute finds that there has been a notable global increase in the acceptance of homosexuality over the past 20 years.

New research by the Williams Institute and the Blue Diamond Society finds that 60 percent of Nepalese LGBT people have experienced at least one incident of abuse or discrimination, and over one-third reported discrimination or abuse in three or more public settings.

'Being LGBT in Asia' is a regional analysis undertaken by UNDP and USAID together with grassroots LGBT organisations and community activists to understand the challenges faced by LGBT people in eight countries in Asia including China.

Report from 'Generation Change', a coalition of LGBT youth from across the Caribbean that the Kaleidoscope Trust is proud to support. 

A publication based on research and community based needs assessments done by COC Netherlands and 19 of its partners within the LGBT community in 9 countries in Southern Africa. 

Video recording of our half-day conference 'Can aid donors help support LGBT rights in developing countries?' organised in partnership with the Overseas Development Institute. 

Watch the highlights of Maurice Tomlinson delivering the 2014 Kaleidoscope Trust Annual Lecture to mark International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia.


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