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The International Gay & Lesbian Human Rights Commission reports on the violence faced by lesbians, bisexual women and trans people across Asia.

ILGA publishes the 2014 edition of their State-Sponsored Homophobia report, a defintive world survey of laws on criminalisation, protection and recognition of same-sex love.

A report from the event, The Commonwealth and Human Rights: Priorities from Colombo to Valletta, co-hosted by the Kaleidoscope Trust, the Royal Commonwealth Society and the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative, examining the rights challenges facing the Commonwealth.

This map, produced by Human Rights First, tracks the spread of Russian-style 'gay propaganda' laws across the former Soviet Union.

This report by Sexual Minorities Uganda uses scientific, historical, anthropological and comparative social data from other sub-Saharan African states to debunk the theories behind the Anti-Homosexuality Bill as not only factually unfounded but also essentially un-African.

Published as part of the 5th annual International Queer Festival 2013 in St. Petersburg, this report is written by art historian and feminist Nadia Plungian. It is devoted to LGBT history in Russia and the Soviet Union - from medicalisation and social isolation to the development of subcultures and the fight for political rights.

Edited by Matthew Waites and Corinne Lennox, this book is the first in depth academic study of LGBT rights in the Commonwealth. Highly recommended and available free of charge.

To coincide with the 2013 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, the Kaleidoscope Trust surveys the rights of LGBT people across the Commonwealth.

In collaboration with Channel Four News, the Kaleidoscope Trust has mapped the voices of LGBTI people from across the Commonwealth.

Douglas Pretsell talks to the 'Rainbow Report' on Melbourne's Joy 94.9 FM about the role Australia has to play in the battle for LGBTI rights in the Pacific, the Commonwealth and the world.Melbourne based JOY 94.9 is the worlds oldest continuous LGBTI radio station broadcasting to Melbourne on FM and to the world via www.joy.org.au/listenlive.


The Office of the United Nations Commission for Human Rights reports on the case for global equality for LGBT people in international law. The report has been launched as part of their campaign, Free and Equal.

The Southern Poverty Law Center examines how the US religious right is working in countries where anti-gay attitudes are strong and violence against the LGBT community is common.

Watch the highlights of Anna Grodzka MP delivering the 2013 Kaleidoscope Trust Annual Lecture to mark International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia.

The International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA) has  2013 issue of the state-sponsored homophobia report, a world survey of laws on criminalisation, protection and recognition of same-sex love.

The Kaleidoscope Trust has published its second annual review of the highs and lows in the struggle to uphold the basic human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

Kaleidoscope Board Member Rev. Ijeoma Ajibade talks to BBC Network Africa about homophobia in Africa.

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