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.
Even with bad news out of Bermuda, many in-roads were made in 2017.
Small moments can lead to enormous change, like when Angela Merkel was politely confronted on LGBT rights.
Malta, population 420,000, shows what political will and a commitment to separation of church and state can accomplish.
Politicians don't need to stop reaching out to minority groups — they have to remind the majority that everyone deserves equality and opportunity.
It's a personal and difficult journey for all of us.
As activists push for change in the notoriously homophobic region, Aruba takes a big step in the right direction.