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LGBTI

LGBTI Rights are Human Rights

The sexual orientation and gender identity of a person remain as reasons of discrimination on world wide ground. Till 1992, homosexuality had been registered as an illness in the ICD- catalogue released by WHO. In more than 70 countries homosexuality and/or the expression of once gender identity (not assigned at birth), nowadays is a reason for criminal prosecution. In twelve countries it is even threatened with death penalty. The Heinrich Böll Foundation is supporting numerous LGBTI- activists and networks in various countries to spread information and to demand (human) rights for LGBTI.