Sexual Orientation Gender Identity

Global

Human Rights

Based on the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights, discriminating against a person's sexual orientation violates their human rights. The Human Right being violated is Freedom of Discrimination. Gender identity is an individual's personal sense of being a man, a woman or another gender. Equality is important for people of different sexual orientation because it is the foundation of any fair society where each member has the opportunity to reach his full potential. Equality prevents any section of a society from separating sections to which our community will not build up to. This has become a big issue around the world for Gay,Lesbian,Trans and Bisexuals. Till this day the law is being violated by discriminating them. We brought our first LGBT rights case in 1936 and founded the LGBT Project in 1986. Today, the ACLU brings more LGBT cases and advocacy initiatives than any other national organization does. With our reach into the courts and legislatures of every state, there is no other organization that can match our record of making progress both in the courts of law and in the court of public opinion.

LGBT in Europe

Human Rights

In many EU Member States, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people face discrimination and harassment on a daily basis. LGBT persons face discrimination across all areas of social and economic life, are vulnerable to verbal and physical attacks and remain largely invisible out of fear of negative consequences. In 2012, some 93,000 LGBT people responded to an EU-wide survey which FRA carried out to discover the everyday issues affecting LGBT people. The people who support the h

European Union Agency For Fundamental Rights

Annotated Bibliography

“European Union Agency For Fundamental Rights.” LGBT. N.p., n.d. Web. 4 Jun. 2015. <http://fra.europa.eu/en/theme/lgbt>

“Gay Chicago Guide - LGBT News, Events, Reviews, Interviews, Columns, Free Personals, Businesses.” ChicagoPride.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 4 Jun. 2015. <http://chicago.gopride.com/>

“About LGBT Human Rights.” Amnesty International USA. N.p., n.d. Web. 4 Jun. 2015. <http://www.amnestyusa.org/our-work/issues/lgbt-rights/about-lgbt-human-rights>

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