As China’s new security law further tightens its grip on Hong Kong, an inspiring documentary details the journey of one of the region’s most prolific ...
Peter Tatchell.#HongKong's first out lesbian pop star, #DeniseHo, is using her influence to support the struggle for democracy. New documentary film charts her rise, setbacks because of her lesbianism & democratic activism & her rebound. Brave & inspiring! ow.ly/yJNi50AuExf@hoccgoomusic
Petitions filed in court to block work on first Hindu temple in capital since Pakistan’s creation
Peter TatchellIslamic activists halt construction of first Hindu temple in #Islamabad. Another example of religious sectarianism in #Pakistan, where all non-Muslim faiths are persecuted. Pakistan should be suspended from @commonwealthsec for violating ideals ow.ly/gYeG50AtqCf@ChakraNews
Thousands of secondary school students have been involved in Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests.
Peter TatchellHong Kong pupils are now banned from all political activity. Beijing's police state grip on #HongKong tightens. It's another nail in the coffin of democracy! ow.ly/oxm850AtLCl #StandWithHongKong
The Nigerian police should immediately disclose the whereabouts of Mubarak Bala, president of the Nigerian Humanist Association, who has been detained incommunicado since April 28, 2020, Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday. Bala was arrested at...
We are not interested in unravelling the seemingly fragile threads that hold society together
Peter TatchellTrans people just want to live fulfilling lives. Their existence, and bid for acceptance & equal treatment, doesn't threaten anyone, says Teddy Cook. Whatever disagreements there are on #trans issues, everyone should support the well-being of trans people
Researchers found decision-makers did not consider claimants were at risk of persecution
Peter TatchellLGBT+ asylum seekers' claims are routinely rejected in EU & UK. 40% refused because officials have a “culture of disbelief” & demand an “impossible burden of proof”, researchers find. I've helped hundreds of asylum seekers & find the same problem
Frantic talks after Moscow blocks draft security council resolution and agrees to only one border crossing point
Peter TatchellSyrian food & vaccine supplies at risk as Russia uses UN veto to scupper aid plan. #Putin backs the fascist regime of #Assad & assists its mass murder of civilians. Issue international arrest warrants for these two war criminals ow.ly/zuND50Atqhr@OzKaterji@RonanLTynan
Peter TatchellSouth African marriage officials are banned from refusing to marry same-sex couples. Bravo! A person providing a public service must do so without discrimination. No discrimination against women or black, disabled, Jewish, Muslim or LGBT+ people!
STORIES HAVE THE POWER TO TRANSFORM
The Forgiveness Project shares stories of forgiveness in order to build hope, empathy and understanding.
If you have read any of our stories or our work has helped you
Peter TatchellWhile bigotry & intolerance must be challenged, we must also be willing to forgive those who recognise their mistakes & seek to make amends. Every successful social movement has sought to convert enemies into allies. Follow the work of @ForgivenessProj >>
Poly people will be able to register more than one partner for hospital visit rights and health insurance.
Peter TatchellCity in Massachusetts becomes the first in the US to recognise polyamorous relationships. Poly people will be able to register more than one partner for hospital visit rights & health insurance. Live & let live! ow.ly/ZAk350AsOKR via @gaystarnews