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  1. IGLYO - International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer Youth and Student Organization
    http://iglyo.com

    In English. IGLYO is the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer Youth and Student Organization. It was created in 1984 as a reaction to the need for better co-operation among local, regional and national LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer) youth and student organizations. IGLYO is a major source of information relevant for local youth groups and organizations. IGLYO’s work aims to build the capacity of its member organizations by providing spaces where information could be exchanged and shared. The website reflects this focus on networking and information sharing, including a variety of reports and information on conferences and networking events.

  2. ILGA: International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association
    http://ilga.org

    In English. Founded in 1978, the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association is a world-wide network of national and local groups dedicated to achieving equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people everywhere. ILGA is the only international non-profit and non-governmental community-based federation focused on presenting discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation as a global issue. The site includes news coverage and policy statements from gay rights groups around the world.

  3. Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre

    In English. IDMC, established in 1998 by the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) and based in Geneva, Switzerland, is the leading international body monitoring conflict-induced internal displacement worldwide. Activities include running an online database providing comprehensive information and analysis on internal displacement in some 50 countries. Based on its monitoring and data collection activities, the Centre advocates for durable solutions to the plight of the internally displaced in line with international standards. The IDMC also carries out training activities to enhance the capacity of local actors to respond to the needs of internally displaced people (IDPs). In its work, the Centre cooperates with and provides support to local and national civil society initiatives. Site contains downloadable country profiles, workshop reports, training materials in English, French and Spanish, background information, photographs, maps and press releases.

  4. International Committee of Solidarity for Political Prisoners in Tunisia

    In English, Arabic, French and German. ICSPPT calls upon the Tunisian authorities to put an end to the sufferings of more than 1000 Political Prisoners who are all detained within extremely inhumane conditions because of their political and intellectual beliefs. Contains gallery with photos and bios of deceased, imprisoned, bulletins, reports, articles, an online forum, and signatures of individual and organization supporters.

  5. International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission
    http://iglhrc.org

    In English. The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) is a leading international organization dedicated to human rights advocacy on behalf of people who experience discrimination or abuse on the basis of their actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. Reports and analysis can be found for a variety of issue areas: discrimination, privacy, violence, etc.

  6. International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission

    In English. The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) is a leading international organization dedicated to human rights advocacy on behalf of people who experience discrimination or abuse on the basis of their actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. The blog site contains articles and commentary of events and news related to gay rights issues around the world.

  7. International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights
    http://ihf-hr.org

    In English. The International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights (IHF) is an international, nongovernmental organization constituted by national Helsinki Committees and Cooperating Organizations in the participating States of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). Website contains news, reports and issue area campaign documents for international human rights concerns.

  8. Iranian Railroad for Queer Refugees
    http://irqr.net

    In English. IRQR is an international, non for profit, queer human rights organization based in Toronto, Canada. We help Iranian gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered refugees all over the world. We help when Iranian queers are threatened with deportation back to Iran. We also assist Iranian queers in obtaining asylum in friendly countries. When Iranian queer people flee persecution in Iran, they generally go to Turkey. The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) interviews these refugees and decides whether their case for asylum is valid. If they are granted asylum status, the UNHCR finds a new country for each person on base of their profile. IRQR helps these refugees through the process and, whenever possible, provides funds for safe houses from donations, since Turkey is also a homophobic and transphobic society and queer people are not physically safe there either. The website includes related news materials and a variety of resources for individuals in need of information regarding their rights.

  9. Iraqi LGBT

    In English and Arabic. First LGBT organization in Iraq (now based in the UK) founded by Ali Hili in 2005 who was the first to call attention to the systematic killing of LGBT people in his country. Site features news stories and organization's financial records.

  10. Lambda Istanbul [Turkey]

    In Turkish and some English. Organization run by gay and lesbian activists on a volunteer basis. Activities include maintaining a cultural center, organizing pride activities, weekly meetings, weekly radio show, helpline, reporting human rights violations, working with the university to conduct research with/on the LGBT community, and organizing demonstrations.