How LGBTI activists fight for their rights worldwide

Across the globe, lesbians, gays, bisexuals, trans- and intersexuals (LGBTI) are coming under increasing attack as more repressive laws, discrimination and violence aggravate their living conditions. On the other hand, recent years have also seen a growing number of LGBTI activists seeking to assert their rights and to raise awareness for their issues. In the following dossier, activists and experts describe the restrictions confronting them and the strategies they are formulating to counter these developments.

world map marked by sexual orientatin laws in the world