Equality Rising: Human Rights Global Equality Report

Published: May 14, 2014

Equality Rising is an overview of the successes and setbacks of LGBT activists, advocates, and allies around the world in 2013.  This report aims to educate the American public about notable events from last year in the growing global equality movement.

Equality Rising highlights victories for marriage equality in five nations, progress in the fight for transgender equality on at least four continents, as well as increased LGBT visibility broadly and tremendous acts of courage in nations as dangerous for LGBT people as Iran.  The report also documents new anti-LGBT laws, ongoing persecution and violence, and efforts by extreme anti-LGBT Americans to export hateful rhetoric and misinformation abroad.

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