[en Français] [en Espanol] GIN is a global network of LGBTIQ++ people of faith who use their faith traditions as a source of insight and energy to advocate for the human rights of LGBTIQ++ people globally. GIN has a specific focus on what we call
Prayers in times of Crisis
GIN is starting a weekly podcast series for these times of such uncertainty and instability! Each week a sexual and gender minority leader of faith from around the world will offer a prayer or meditation to support us in these troubled times. Click below to listen on Soundcloud.
Renewal of the mandate of the Independent Expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (IE SOGI) at the Human Rights Council 49th session (June-July 2022)
The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights’ reports, which documented serious violations and positive developments based on SOGI in all regions of the world, highlighted serious protection gaps and noted the need for a mechanism to address the serious human rights violations and abuses
Through these stories being told, we have been inspired to put together a collection of stories from several LGBTIQ+ self-identifying people of faith. The stories will be placed in a booklet format and remain unedited. We will make this available in both printed version and on
As we know, the most heard and influential voices of faith in UN fora have been conservative, anti-rights voices that are using religious perspectives in their agenda to fight human rights progress. In order to disrupt these narratives, GIN continued to introduce into these spaces