Fabrice Houdart is human rights officer at the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights New York who works on issues of sexual orientation and gender identity. His team leads the United Nations’ Free & Equal campaign to promote global LGBTI rights.
Church World Service works to create a safe space for LGBTI people, providing both resettlement for LGBTI refugees and protection to those still facing the fear of persecution. The organization currently works with LGBTI communities in both Africa and the United States in order to safeguard the human rights of all persecuted people and provide services that […]
The African Gender Institute at the University of Cape Town is a teaching, learning and research institute that focuses on issues of gender and development on the African continent. The institute has delivered innovative integrated outcomes on gender justice, sexuality and human rights, peace and conflict studies and capacity building in relation to gender and women’s studies […]
The Initiative for Strategic Litigation in Africa, based in Johannesburg, is a Pan-African and feminist-led initiative that aims to contribute to the development of jurisprudence on sexual rights and women’s human rights on the continent by providing expertise on strategic litigation.
The Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice works exclusively to advance LGBTQI human rights around the globe. The foundation supports grantee partners in the U.S. and internationally and works for racial, economic, social and gender justice so everyone can live freely, without fear and with dignity. Contact the director of programs, Sarah Gunther.
ARC International, based in Geneva, Switzerland, advances LGBT rights and facilitates strategic planning around LGBT issues internationally, strengthening global networks and enhancing access to United Nations mechanisms. The organization has played a key role in the development of the Yogyakarta Principles on the application of International Human Rights Law in relation to sexual orientation and […]
The Fund for Global Human Rights has made recent grants to groups working on LGBTI rights in Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Liberia and Sierra Leone. Contact John Kabia at email@example.com and Tony Tate at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Kaleidoscope Trust, based in London, works to uphold the human rights of LGBT people in the Commonwealth and beyond where individuals are discriminated against because of their sexual orientation and/or gender identity.
The Human Dignity Trust is a legal charity based in London that supports those who want to challenge anti-gay laws wherever they exist in the world. The trust supports local activists and their lawyers to uphold international human rights law, including a person’s right to dignity, equality and privacy. Contact former Executive Director Jonathan Cooper.