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For 30 years, we have documented, defended, and advanced human rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) people around the world.
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A woman holding a sign that says 'Respect'
At its basic level, social justice is the equitable distribution of wealth, opportunities and privileges for all people, especially underserved and marginalized populations. While this is important in America, it is also a basic, crucial need for people in developing countries. In each community, the oppressed and the oppressors vary. The drive for social justice exists everywhere, but every community has its unique needs to achieve equity. Our charity partners understand the need for local change when doing social justice work on a worldwide scale. In many countries, heightened punishments and human rights violations make the stakes higher and the…

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  • Title: LGBTIQ Right are Human Rights
  • Charity: OutRight Action International
  • Country: undefined
  • Photo Credit: Hanna Benavides

At OutRight Action International, we thrive on the alliances we have created globally and the reach of our efforts in achieving human rights for LGBTIQ people everywhere. We know that if we want to create change for the better and eliminate the discrimination faced by our communities, we must work together to make it happen.

  • Title: COVID-19 Global LGBTIQ Emergency Fund Grantees
  • Charity: OutRight Action International
  • Country: Fiji
  • Photo Credit: LGBT Forum Progress – Fiji

LGBT Forum Progress in Fiji is one of the organizations that received a micro grant from OutRight’s COVID-19 Global LGBTIQ Emergency Fund that was launched in 2020. Learn more here: outrightinternational.org/outrights-covid-response

  • Title: OutRight Team & LGBTIQ Activists marching during World Pride
  • Charity: OutRight Action International
  • Country: undefined
  • Photo Credit: Hanna Benavides

Pride is protest. Pride is community. Pride is all of us. OutRight Team & LGBTIQ Activists marching during World Pride in New York City in 2019.

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OutRight & the United Nations LGBTI Core Group
OutRight was founded by a woman and is a proudly feminist organization, committed to the advancement of gender equality and LGBTIQ human rights around the world. “Sandra” is a social justice advocate from Mauritius. She is an OutRight Religion Fellow. OutRight’s Religion Fellowship is a 12-month program that supports LGBTIQ human rights defenders from around the world to harness the New York-based UN system to add value to their existing work and to collaborate with peers on strategies for combating religiously based LGBTIQ-phobia. Speaking at the United Nations on behalf of the LBTI Caucus in 2021, Sandra had the opportunity to address a question to the United Nations’ Secretary General during the annual Townhall with Civil Society. She asked what actions have been taken by the United Nations (UN) for a people-centered recovery from COVID-19, specifically to ensure health care access and equity issues facing LGBTIQ seniors. The Secretary-General, Mr….