Sports Comes Out Against Homophobia at the United Nations

In honor of the 65th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, IGLHRC hosted 21 human rights defenders from Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin American and the Middle East for a week of inter-regional strategizing and advocacy on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) issues with government officials and UN representatives.

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Thomas Roberts moderated a moving conversation on homophobia and transphobia in sports with Hida Viloria, Jason Collins, Ivan Simonovic, Martina Navratilova, Tumi Mkhuna, and Anastasia Smirnova.

Singer Melissa Etheridge at the UN event.

Photos copyright Syd London.