Barrier-free Storytelling

Barrier-free Storytelling

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty – WNN Interviews (WNN/RFE/RL) Istanbul, TURKEY, WESTERN ASIA: Elif Shafak is an award-winning Turkish novelist, who writes in both English and Turkish. She has published 13 books, including “The Bastard of Istanbul,” “The Forty Rules of Love,” “Honor,” and her nonfiction memoir “Black Milk,” an account of her struggle with post-partum […]

Uganda LGBTIs report reprisals after passage of Anti-Homosexuality Act

Uganda LGBTIs report reprisals after passage of Anti-Homosexuality Act

Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International for WNN Justice (WNN/HRW/AIUK) Kampala, UGANDA, EASTERN AFRICA: A newly released detailed joint statement by human rights watchdog organizations Human Rights Watch, along with Amnesty International, outline the increasing indignities, marginalization, torture and hardship for Uganda’s sexual minorities under the new Anti-Homosexuality Act. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex […]

UN Secretary General Ban says LGBT rights must be recognized universally

UN Secretary General Ban says LGBT rights must be recognized universally

WNN Breaking (WNN/UN) United Nations, New York, New York, UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: Pledging that “we must right these wrongs,” Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon denounced discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, and declared that religion, culture and tradition can never be a justification for denying them their basic rights. “Governments have a legal duty […]