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Boris Dittrich

Human Rights Watch's LGBT Advocacy Director, Boris Dittrich, is leaving to run for the Dutch Senate. He reflects on 11 years of advances.

August 31 2018 6:32 AM

Recent rulings in locales as diverse as Chile and Hong Kong show progress, and more are expected.

July 30 2018 5:03 AM

Among Commeaweath nations -- all of which have historic ties to the U.K.-- two-thirds criminalize consensual same-sex acts. That must change, writes Boris Dittrich.

April 16 2018 4:22 AM

Even with bad news out of Bermuda, many in-roads were made in 2017.

December 15 2017 5:04 AM

Small moments can lead to enormous change, like when Angela Merkel was politely confronted on LGBT rights.

August 23 2017 5:26 AM

Malta, population 420,000, shows what political will and a commitment to separation of church and state can accomplish.

June 19 2017 11:03 AM

Politicians don't need to stop reaching out to minority groups — they have to remind the majority that everyone deserves equality and opportunity.

April 03 2017 5:04 AM