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The Future Is Not in Front of Us, It’s Inside of Us

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

From the Americas to the Far East, Courts Are Advancing LGBT Rights

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

Commonwealth Nations Must Decriminalize Gay Sex

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.

The State of Worldwide Marriage Equality

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

The One Sentence That Brought Marriage Equality to Germany

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

A Tiny Nation Learns the Rewards of LGBT Progress

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

Identity Politics Forever

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

Come Out If You Can, But Don't Judge Those Who Can't

It's a personal and difficult journey for all of us.

At Long Last, Change Is Coming for Caribbean Gays

As activists push for change in the notoriously homophobic region, Aruba takes a big step in the right direction.

Op-ed: Where Coming Out Is Dangerous

This National Coming Out Day on Saturday, celebrate your identity, but also remember the LGBTs around the world who must still hide behind the closet door.