Blog: Perspectives

Rights under fire in Hungary

On June 15, 2021, by a vote of 157 to 1, the national assembly of Hungary passed a law which...

Board Member Micheal Ighodaro Featured in HBO Documentary “The Legend of the Underground”

The Legend of the Underground, a new documentary that premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and is now streaming on HBO, explores the difficult lived experiences of the Nigerian LGBTIQ community. OutRight Action...

The Politics of Pride

Pride events occur in more than half of the countries of the world. In places with long histories of Pride, events are a celebration of the advances made in recognition of the human rights of LGBTIQ people so far and a...

OUTRIGHT WILL ACCELERATE PROGRESS FOR LGBTIQ RIGHTS WORLDWIDE THANKS TO GIFT FROM MACKENZIE SCOTT AND DAN JEWETT

The journey for full rights and equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) people has far to go everywhere in the world. In 67 countries, homosexuality is still criminalized, while in 30...

How to be an Effective LGBTIQ Ally

During Pride month, many people feel inspired to learn more about what it really takes to be an ally to the LGBTIQ community. Allies are crucial to the fight for recognition of the human rights of LGBTIQ people. Our...

COVID-19 Global LGBTIQ Emergency Fund Recipients Reflect on its Impact

COVID-19 has amplified the many glaring intersectional inequalities that marginalized communities across the world face. LGBTIQ people experienced devastation of livelihoods, higher rates of domestic violence, amplified...

OutRight Rolls out its First Merchandise Store in Time for Pride Month

Coinciding with the launch of OutRight's Pride with a Purpose™ campaign, we are pleased to announce the launch of our first-ever merchandise store just in time for the...

“Can’t Cancel Pride” returns on June 4, benefiting OutRight

Contributed by OutRight Team

OutRight is thrilled to again partner with P&G and iHeart Radio on Can’t Cancel Pride, a virtual relief benefit on June 4 at 9 p.m. ET for the LGBTIQ+ community. The event...

Pride With A Purpose™ | OutRight's 2021 Pride Campaign

Contributed by OutRight Team

Pride is protest. Pride is community, diversity, defiance. Pride is solidarity and bravery.  It is a manifestation of our right to freedom of expression and assembly. It is a reminder that we are here, a way of dispelling...

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...