Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Gay advocacy groups get consultative status at United Nations

Pink News reports:
Two sexual orientation and gender identity rights groups have been given consultative status by the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). "COC Netherlands is delighted about obtaining consultative status with the UN," said Björn van Roozendaal, the group's international advocacy officer. "It means we can join the efforts at the UN to address human rights violations against people with an alternative sexual orientation or gender identity." READ MORE