Past Progress: One important thing to remember: Equality is not a Western notion. Prince Mavendra of India is the world’s first openly gay prince. In 2007, the Nepali Supreme Court awarded transgender protections. In 2010, Argentina became the first Latin American country to legalize marriage equality.
Continue the Fight: Organizations around the globe are uniting the LGTBQ community and allies to campaign for their human rights in the face of legal and social discrimination. It Gets Better, Kaleidoscope Trust, ARC International, and ILGA are just some of the many doing this important work.
Our Hope: “We hope these bracelets can serve as reminders that there is lots of work to be done to raise awareness and tolerance for LGBT rights around the world.” - Founder Chrissie Lam