This coalition of individuals and partners organizations seeks to raise awareness among the international community of violence, discrimination, and atrocities committed against LGBTI people, support LGBTI people and communities in areas where safety and dignity is compromised through funds and solidarity, and support and collaborate with LGBTI and human rights organizations concerned with these issues.
Human Rights Watch is one of the world?s leading independent organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights. The group documents and exposes abuses based on sexual orientation and gender identity worldwide and advocate for laws and policies that will protect everyone?s dignity.
Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 3 million supporters, members and activists in over 150 countries and territories who campaign to end grave abuses of human rights. In October 2014, the group launched a week of action to show solidarity with independent voices in Russia who speak out against repression, and published ?Violation of the right to freedom of expression, association and assembly in Russia?.
Free & Equal is a United Nations global public education campaign for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality. A project of the United Nations Human Rights Office implemented in partnership with the Purpose Foundation, Free & Equal seeks to raise awareness of homophobic and transphobic violence and discrimination, and promote greater respect for the rights of LGBT people everywhere
Since 1994, Immigration Equality has been representing LGBT and HIV-positive asylum seekers, detainees, and binational couples, who are fighting for safety, fair treatment, and freedom. Immigration Equality represents people from around the world fleeing violence, abuse and persecution because of their sexual orientation, gender identity, and HIV status.