There are millions of LGBT people around the world who are gaining visibility and fighting for their rights but living in fear and isolation – and under the rule of governments that criminalize their very identities. HRC Global strengthens the global equality movement through public education, advocacy, fellowships, partnerships, and research. HRC is a founding member of the Council for Global Equality and is a proud member of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA).

Export of Hate

There is a network of American extremists who work tirelessly to undercut LGBT people around the world at every turn. It's time to take action.

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Take Action

Tell Secretary Kerry: We need a senior official on LGBT human rights at the State Department.

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Global Maps

World Marriage Map; Same-sex marriage; Marriage equality

The gulf between equality and criminalization is wider than ever before. See our growing list of global maps.

Government Advocacy

Federal policy advocacy on behalf of international gay rights

HRC Global works to ensure that the White House, U.S. State Department, and Congress are promoting a foreign policy agenda that is fully inclusive of LGBT human rights.