Video Message on LGBT Rights by UN Human Rights Chief Navi Pillay: How gay rights debate began at the UN

Published: July 27, 2011

UN human rights chief Navi Pillay looks back at the evolution of the gay rights debate at the United Nations. International law requires States to eliminate discrimination against lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender people, and to protect everyone from violent hate crimes. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights is just that: it is universal and applies to us all — whoever we are, whatever we look like, whoever we share our lives with.

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