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LGBTI Rights

Although lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgender and intersex people have won greater rights in recent years, the struggle for equality continues in the United States and around the world. Pulitzer Center grantee stories tagged with “LGBTI Rights” cover the continuing efforts of LGBTI activists and their allies to achieve full legal and social equality with heterosexual and cisgender peers. Use the Pulitzer Center Lesson Builder to find and create lesson plans on LGBTI rights.

 

Transgender Crimea

Pasha is a transgender person from Sevastopol, Crimea, but Russia's annexation of the peninsula earlier this year threw his whole life into chaos. Today he is a refugee in Kiev.

Crimean LGBT Community in Transition

With Russia annexing Crimea, life has changed for everyone in the LGBT community. Some have left Crimea, while others are adjusting to the new realities of homophobic Russia.

Uganda Pride 2014

A week after Uganda’s Constitutional Court struck down the infamous Anti-Homosexuality Act, the LGBT community held their third annual Pride celebration on the banks of Lake Victoria.

On Homosexuality: Uganda's Religious Leaders

CNN Daisy Carrington spoke with Daniella Zalcman about her work engaging Uganda's religious leaders on sexual identity, anti-gay legislation, and their responsibilities as pastors, priests, and imams.