Blog: Perspectives

2ND PHASE COMPLETED TO ENHANCE DOMESTIC AND FAMILY VIOLENCE PROTECTIONS FOR LGBT PEOPLE IN PHILIPPINES AND SRI LANKA

In 2019 and 2020, OutRight, EnGenderRights, Women and Media Collective, and Venasa Transgender Network partnered to build on previous results achieved in 2016-2018 in the Philippines and Sri Lanka to improve LGBTIQ...

OutRight Welcomes Religion Fellows 2021

Contributed by OutRight UN Program

OutRight is excited to announce that we have recruited six activists from South America, the Caribbean, and Africa to engage in our year-long, immersive Religion Fellowship Program. The Fellowship is aimed to defend...

Aalap Shah Becomes Co-Chair of the Board

During the last meeting of the board of OutRight Action International in February 2021, Aalap Shah was voted in as the new Co-Chair of the Board. Former Co-Chair Micheal Ighodaro stepped down after his term ended. Co-...

2021 Myanmar Crisis: Implications for LGBTQ People

On February 1, Myanmar’s military, the Tatmadaw, orchestrated a coup, alleging voter fraud in the November 8, 2020 elections that declared the National League for Democracy (NLD) the winner. The Tatmadaw has declared a...

OutRight Launches New Call for Proposals to COVID-19 Global LGBTIQ Emergency Fund

Contributed by OutRight International

The global COVID-19 emergency presents tremendous challenges to LGBTIQ people, especially in places with deep poverty and weak health systems or government infrastructure. When a crisis hits “everyone,” the most...

Philippines and Myanmar Striving for Domestic & Family Violence Protections

In 2018, OutRight received a two-year grant from the Human Rights Initiative of Open Society Foundations to lay the groundwork for an Asia regional platform of LGBTI-centered expertise on domestic and family violence (DV/...