Meet Jessica Stern

Meet Jessica Stern

By Michael Laff June 2022

Learn more about the U.S. special envoy to advance the human rights of LGBTQI+ persons.

Promoting Equality

Promoting Equality

By Jason Chiang December 2021

Who you are and whom you love is not a justification for discrimination, harassment, and inequitable access to opportunities and resources.

Representing Diversity

Representing Diversity

By Natasa Milas December 2021

Fulbright-Nehru Scholar Manjula Bharathy’s work captures the complexity of emotion entangled in identity and the journey toward achieving equitable opportunities.

Leading the Fight Against Human Trafficking

Leading the Fight Against Human…

By Michael Gallant December 2021

Shakti Vahini, a nonprofit based in New Delhi, has helped protect thousands of children from exploitation and human trafficking risks.

LGBTQIA+ Sites

LGBTQIA+ Sites

By Candice Yacono December 2021

Historic sites, such as those from the LGBTQIA+ rights movement, embody the past and serve as a critical context for visitors to understand the efforts, clashes and advances over time.

The Advancement of LGBTQI+ Rights in the U.S.

The Advancement of LGBTQI+ Rights…

By Lauren Monsen June 2021

Safeguarding the rights of LGBTQI+ people in the U.S. is part of a tradition of ensuring minority rights that is entwined with U.S. history.

The Dancing Queens

The Dancing Queens

By Michael Gallant January 2020

Through Fulbright Fellowships, Jeff Roy explores the artistic expression and identity politics of Mumbai’s LGBTQ communities.