BRUSSELS - The U.N.'s new LGBTI rights watchdog delivered the closing keynote address at ILGA-Europe's annual conference that took place in Brussels from Oct. 24-27. "This movement represents enormous strength, but it is a movement that involves so much pressure and requires self-awareness and the ability to take care of yourself so that you can care and look out for others," said Victor Madrigal-Borloz in his speech that he gave on Oct.
The sixty-second session for the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW62) was recently held at the United Nations in New York from March 12 through the 23. Representatives of Member States, UN entities, representatives from Non-Governmental Organizations from all corners of the world attended official meetings and side events.
With summer approaching and South Florida temperatures once more reaching a boiling point, water consumption will be even more crucial. Water consumption in South Florida is dependent on the Everglades, a wetlands preserve that spans over one million acres throughout the southern part of the state and provides drinking water to over seven million Floridians.
In a time where people continuously express the need to try and come together, they often do not know how to do it. The Institute of Contemporary Art Miami (ICA Miami) in its new Design District space is working on a solution through its commitmen...
WARSAW, Poland - ILGA-Europe's annual conference took place in Warsaw, Poland, the first week of November. It's theme of "Change: Communities Mobilizing, Movements Rising" came at a crucial time where LGBTI activists and NGOs in various Eastern European countries are seeking support outside of their communities.
The LGBTI human rights organization, ILGA-Europe, held their annual conference this year in Warsaw, Poland from Nov. 1 through Nov. 4. With "Change: Communities Mobilizing, Movements Rising" being the theme of this year's conference, a presence of over four hundred European delegates, along with one Canadian and thirty five American delegates, assembled to share unique stories detailing both successes and challenges in European LGBT matters, and to strategize for progress.
The Maven Leadership Collective, co-founded by Corey Davis who serves as Executive Director and Daniel Anzueto who serves as Board Chair, is a leadership development institute for queer and transgender people of color and allies that focuses on closing the technical skills gap of social impact organizations.
The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) celebrated its 40 th birthday in Miami last Saturday with its "Taste of Justice" event.NCLR is a national legal organization headquartered in San Francisco committed to advancing the civil and human rights of LGBT people and their families through litigation, legislation, policy, and public education.
In 2015, a United Nations working group, consisting of three delegates, investigated the status of women's equality in the United States. Their findings revealed that leadership and economic opportunities for women in the U.S. lag behind opportunities for women from many industrialized countries on the global spectrum.
Under a blazing hot Hollywood, Florida sun, more than 150 peaceful objectors gathered in front of Hollywood City Hall to rally in solidarity to renounce local street signs named after Confederate soldiers on Wednesday. An effort to rename the street names in question, Lee Street, named after Gen. Robert E.
After a tweet by President Trump advocated a ban on transgender individuals from serving in the United States military set off an alarm across the world, various news stories emerged with information about the more than 15,000 transgender service ...
Of all the cities in the Americas, Montreal possesses a uniquely European feel, apparent in both its Old World charm and modern international sophistication. From romantic city strolls and world-class architecture to decadent dishes and a vibrant LGBTQ community, there is plenty for two love birds to do in this city, even on a quick weekend getaway.
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A series of LBT women's films are scheduled to screen at the Fort Lauderdale and Hollywood Cinema Paradiso theaters for the holiday season. The programming kicks off with "Sand Dollars," opening at the Fort Lauderdale and Hollywood Cinema Paradisos on Thanksgiving Weekend on Nov. 27 and running until Dec. 3.
Waking up in Barcelona and starting out the morning with a walk is a magical experience. At first the sun peeks through the clouds as it starts to make its grand entrance for the day to illuminate awe inspiring architecture of the city and then warms it with its Latin kiss.