Joint statement from organizations working on faith and SOGIESC issues

English (Español abajo/Français ci-dessous / ниже русский язык / عربي أدناه): Joint statement from organizations working on faith and SOGIESC issues The coronavirus pandemic is proving to be the most unprecedented contemporary crisis we have faced. Political, social and religious leaders are needing to react very fast. They also need to make sure that their…

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Prayers in Times of Crisis

  Dear members, We hope you are doing OK in these uncertain and hectic times! We wanted to reach out to you as we know you all are facing the COVID-19 crisis, in different parts of the world. These are uncertain and critical times. And this new pandemic is affecting vulnerable populations even more, including LGBTI…

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GIN-SSOGIE holds ground at the UN Human Rights Council

  GIN-SSOGIE took part in the latest Human Rights Council session, in Geneva, earlier this month. Numerous reports were being presented to the Council by Special Rapporteur (further information on UN Special Procedures can be found here) including by Dr Shaheed, Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief (full report here). After participating actively in…

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GIN TDOR 2019

GIN TDOR Oath of Declaration Offered by participants and leaders at the GIN TDOR service 2019 in Bogota, Colombia: “We, the survivors of violence, murder and discrimination against transgender souls around the world, make this oath of declaration in the memory and blood of our brothers and sisters who have passed to the violence of…

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Hearts Set on Pilgrimage finds solid ground

Hearts Set on Pilgrimage finds solid ground Six incredible months have passed since the last update on the Religious Dialogue Partners programme. Since April this year the programme has expanded to Botswana, Namibia, Mozambique and Malawi. In each of these countries the implementation is at various levels. In Botswana a Hearts Set on Pilgrimage (HSoP)…

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GIN-SSOGIE co-hosted a UN Side event on “Religious Communities Affirming LGBTIQ people around the world”

Human rights organizations, including LGBTIQ groups and faith-based actors, alongside State actors and UN representatives, have been working steadily for many years to promote inclusive faith-based messages. As the issues of faith and LGBTIQ rights have become highly politicized within the UN system over a number of years, regressive faith-based messages have been increasingly utilized…

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