Monday, March 28, 2011

UN Human Rights Council Issues Statement on Ending Violence Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Last week, the Human Rights Council of the United Nations issued a Joint Statement entitled "Ending Acts of Violence and Other Human Rights Violations Based on Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity."  The statement received the support of 85 nations, the largest level of support similar statements have ever received.  For more information and for the text of the Joint Statement, click here.

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