Hivos International

LGBT Rights

LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) Rights has been part of Hivos’ Rights and Citizenship programme since the 1990s and consists of financial support, knowledge exchanges and policy advocacy for LGBT rights. Hivos backs the acceptance of sexual minorities, the fight against homophobia, mobilisation for political change and worldwide coalition building. In all, Hivos supports over 50 LGBT organisations and more than 20 HIV/AIDS projects with a focus on LGBT people, and invests over three million euros annually in the advancement of LGBT rights. Read more.