Many young people are eager to break free of Israel’s ultra-orthodox communities. But adjusting to a different way of life often proves difficult. The Hillel organization helps them get on their feet.
Stripped of prejudices: this is how the Romanian photographer Tiberiu Capudean hopes that people will see the men featured in his new photo series. "Naked" shows 200 nude gay men, in a quest to tackle homophobia.
Once in Germany, gay and lesbian refugees continue to experience verbal attacks and homophobia. They also encounter difficulties during the asylum process, as Knud Wechterstein from Rainbow Refugees Frankfurt explains.
Religious conservatives in Indonesia have managed to increase their influence over the past couple of years, when someone who is considered to be liberal and a modernizer - Joko Widodo - has been in office as president.
A new gender identity law will likely improve the lives of transgender people in Greece. But before it was passed, Greek Orthodox clergymen railed against the bill, even threatening to excommunicate transgender people.
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