A UN resolution to support gay and lesbian rights worldwide will be voted on by the end of April, and activists are calling for local support.

The resolution seeks to introduce sexual orientation into definitions of global human rights and was proposed by Brazil last year, only to be deferred until this month. The “Brazil resolution” is expected to be blocked by the 56 member nations of the Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC), as well as the Vatican.

Also this week at the UN, secretary-general Ko

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