Ricky Martin At The UN Talking About Homophobia

Ricky Martin discussed homophobia and “combatting violence and discrimination against LGBT persons” with South African singer and human rights campaigner Yvonne Chaka Chaka before UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon yesterday at a UN seminar held in New York. Read the report from the UN website and watch the video by going here

UN Chief Speaks out against Prejudice based on gender variance and sexual orientation at African Summit

At the African Union summit in the first week of February 2012, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon made a brief but noteable mention of discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.  Though the portion of the speech dedicated to this topic was only a couple of sentences long, it was significant for those of us who […]