Gender Inequality

Stonewall 50. Where next for LGBT+ lives?

Gay sex is still punishable by death in seven countries. Image: REUTERS/Gabriela Bhaskar

Hugo Greenhalgh

LGBT Editor, Reuters


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A framed amalgam of the New York Daily News’ coverage of the Stonewall riots is seen in this screengrab taken from video. Filmed in New York on June 23, 2015. Image: Reuters
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Participants in the Christopher Street Liberation Day march in 1970. The march commemorated the Stonewall riots the previous year, and developed into the modern-day Pride March. Image: The LGBT Community Center National History Archive/Leonard Fink
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Carlos Eduardo Calix, a transgender man gets ready in his home in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, April 4, 2019. Image: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Nicky Milne
Lesbian mother Jovi Wu (R) plays with her daughter Allison Wu in a gaming parlour in Zhongli District, Taoyuan City, Taiwan, May 4, 2019. Image: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Shanshan Chen
Amani (not his real name) is photographed in silhouette in a safe house where he works to help the local LGBT+ community in Tanzania, where being gay may bring a prison sentence of up to 30 years, October 20, 2018. Image: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Nicky Milne
Joe Ousalice poses for a portrait in his home in Southampton, England, May 29, 2019. Image: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Nicky Milne
An LGBT+ activist holds the rainbow flag during a ruling when Kenya's high court upheld a law banning gay sex, at the Milimani high Court in Nairobi, Kenya, May 24, 2019. Image: REUTERS/Baz Ratner
Ugandan LGBT refugees pose in a protected area of Kakuma refugee camp in northwest Kenya, October 14, 2018. Image: Thomson Reuters Foundation/ Sally Hayden
A participant holds a framed photograph of a transgender victim murdered in a hate crime during a march to mark the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, May 17, 2018. Image: REUTERS/Jorge Cabrera
Julia, a trans woman victim of sex trafficking, sits outside a government building in the greater Sao Paulo area, in Brazil,April 30, 2019. Image: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Fabio Teixeira
Members of the LGBT+ community celebrate after the Supreme Court's verdict to decriminalise gay sex and revoke Section 377 law at an NGO in Mumbai, India, September 6, 2018. Image: REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

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Tanwarin Sukkhapisit, Thailand's first transgender member of parliament, at the Bangkok office of the Future Forward Party, which came in third in the March 24 election, April 11, 2019. Image: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Rina Chandran
Christie Elan-Cane, a British campaigner for Image: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Serena Chaudhry
People march to mark the Day of Family Purity, established by Georgian Orthodox church opposite the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia in Tbilisi, Georgia, May 17, 2017. Image: REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili
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