We all know, sadly, that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) people suffer discrimination and stigma. This happens around the world, particularly in developing countries. …

Dominik Koehler, Nicholas Menzies, Georgia Harley |

Old City of Dubrovnik, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Croatia. (Photo: Justin Smith / Flickr CC) Today, we celebrate the International Day for Monuments and Sites. This year, the day focuses on…

Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Francesco Bandarin |

Born in Tunisia, Selma Turki left her native country for France when she was two. She returned to Tunisia for high school and to pass her Baccalaureate. She studied architecture for two years at…

Web Team |

Née en Tunisie, Selma Turki quitte son pays pour la France à l’âge de deux ans. Elle y revient pour faire son lycée et passer son bac. Elle étudie ensuite l’architecture pendant deux ans à l’École…

Web Team |

تركت سلمى تركي، المولودة في تونس، بلدها الأصلي للذهاب إلى فرنسا عندما كان عمرها عامين. وعادت إلى تونس لإتمام المرحلة الثانوية والحصول على البكالوريا. درست الهندسة المعمارية لمدة عامين في مدرسة…

Web Team |

“You can take the man out of the country, but you can't take the country out of the man.”   A native of Morocco, Hanane Benkhallouk began her career in New York before moving to Dubai in 2005…

Web Team |

« On peut arracher quelqu’un à son pays, mais on ne peut pas arracher son pays à quelqu’un. »   Née au Maroc, Hanane Benkhallouk a commencé sa carrière à New York avant de partir pour Dubaï en…

Web Team |

"يمكنك إخراج المرء من بلده، لكن لا يمكنك إخراج بلده من داخله".   بدأت حنان بن خلوق، وهي مواطنة مغربية، حياتها المهنية في نيويورك قبل أن تنتقل إلى دبي في عام 2005. وخلال مسيرتها، شغلت…

Web Team |

Civil Rights Defenders/Photo: Vesna Lalic Discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people is an all too familiar story. Members of this community are…

Georgia Harley, Dominik Koehler, Marko Karadzic |

There was silence in the room. No one seemed to want to speak up. I asked again: “what are the most important challenges that you face every day?” Suba, a young woman in her early 20s living in…

Rene Leon Solano |