human rights watch works for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender peoples rights, and with activists representing a multiplicity of identities and issues. The charter currently is a non binding document but is important since it expresses the eu vision on human rights. (epaanatoly maltsev) across the globe, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people (lgbt) continue to face endemic violence, legal discrimination, and other human rights violations on account of their sexual orientation or gender identity. After all, the universal declaration of human rights makes absolutely clear that everyone is entitled to the rights and freedoms it enumerates, without distinction of any kind. Human rights apply to all people, in all places and at all times. So they apply to gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender people too. Human rights violations of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (lgbt) people in guatemala a shadow report submitted for consideration at the 104th session of the human rights committee march 2012, new york submitted to the united nations human rights committee by. The modern gay rights movement began dramatically in june 1969 in new york citys greenwich village. During a typical raid, police tried to arrest people for their mere presence at a gay bar, but the patrons of the stonewall inn fought back - and the gay rights movement was launched. Human rights violations of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (lgbt) people in jamaica a shadow report submitted for consideration at the 103rd session of the human rights committee october 2011, geneva submitted to the united nations human rights committee by jamaica forum for lesbians, all-sexuals, & gays (j-flag). lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rights overview of human rights developments in 2001 - (from human rights watch world report 2002). Human rights organizations such as amnesty international and human rights watch now have campaigns to address lgbt human rights violations. Specialized lgbt human rights groups have been active for much longer. For example, the international gay and lesbian human rights commission (iglhrc) has existed for the past 16 years to secure the full. Human rights watch, hatred in the hallways, violence and discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students in us schools, .