Posts tagged ‘ILGHRC’

January 18, 2012

Bishop Tutu Speaks To The ILGHRC – 2008

The wonderful Desmond Tutu makes a remarkable speech in tribute to the audience as he prepares to receive the ILGHRC Outspoken Award in 2008. Not sure if I posted this  before but it is well worth watching again. His tribute begins at  2:35.

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January 10, 2011

Honduras – News Alert from IGLHRC

Via IGLHRC

Three Murders in Two Weeks: Protest the Killings of LGBTI People in Honduras
01/10/2011

Read the Spanish translation »

Over the past two weeks, three travestis have been murdered in separate incidents in Honduras. In two of the incidents, the victims were set on fire either before or after their deaths. This means that in the past year and a half, there has been a total of now 31 the murders of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) people in Honduras. Join the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) and the Honduran LGBTI organization Red Cattrachas in calling for immediate investigations and demanding state action to prevent future killings on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.

Full article and a chance to take action on their site here.