Home > News > International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia – UK Alliance for Global Equality Statement
17 May 2019   |    News
Across the world LGBT+ people are refused justice and denied safety. In 73 jurisdictions LGBT+ people are criminalised for who they are and who they love. They face discrimination, violence and exclusion from health services, education and employment and in some cases, the death penalty.
Members of The UK Alliance understand that ensuring that LGBT+ people can access safety and justice requires a range of skills. Working with LGBT activists across the world, our members are fighting for justice for LGBT+ people by:
But even when laws are improved, LGBT+ people around the world continue to be denied protection. Our members work to support those forced to live in fear including through:
The UK Alliance brings together organisations that deploy a diverse set of tools and tactics. What unites us is our vision of a world where everyone can participate fully in their society, whatever their sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
Find out more about what individuals members of the UK Alliance are doing to mark IDAHOBIT, by visiting their websites.
All Out – http://www.allout.org/
Equality Network – https://www.equality-network.org/
Frontline AIDS – https://frontlineaids.org/
Human Dignity Trust – https://www.humandignitytrust.org/
Kaleidoscope Trust – http://kaleidoscopetrust.com/
Stonewall – https://www.stonewall.org.uk/
STOPAIDS – http://stopaids.org.uk/
UK Black Pride – https://www.ukblackpride.org.uk/
UK Lesbian & Gay Immigration Group – https://uklgig.org.uk/
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