United Nations Reveals New Worldwide Guide To LGBT Fairness And Safety

On Sep 17, 2012 ThinkProgress reports:  The United Nations Human Rights Office has released a new publication, Born Free and Equal, that outlines core legal obligations that countries have for their LGBT people. The guide is built around five core expectations: protect people from homophobic violence, prevent torture, decriminalize homosexuality, prohibit discrimination, and safeguard LGBT people’s freedoms of expression, association, and peaceful assembly.  Continued