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Combatting discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity - Fact Sheets

Learn more about the human rights challenges facing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) and intersex people everywhere and the actions that can be taken to protect their human rights and tackle violence and discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. These fact sheets, produced for the United Nations Free & Equal campaign, break down the problems and the solutions.

  • Asylum and Refuge
    A C E F R S

  • Infographic: Sexual orientation and gender identity throughout history
    E

  • Human Rights of LGBT persons: Frequently Asked Questions
    A C E F R S and Unofficial translations: Farsi | Portuguese

  • International Human Rights Law and Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity
    A C E F R S and Unofficial translations: Farsi | Portuguese

  • Equality and non-discrimination
    A C E F R S and Unofficial translations: Farsi | Portuguese

  • Criminalization
    A C E F R S and Unofficial translations: Farsi | Portuguese

  • Homophobic and transphobic violence
    A C E F R S and Unofficial translations: Farsi | Portuguese

  • OHCHR information series on sexual and reproductive health and rights – Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people
    E

  • One pager on 2015 High Commissioner's report to the Human Rights Council on discrimination and violence against individuals based on their sexual orientation and gender identity (A/HRC/29/23)
    E