UN considers paradox between religious freedom and LGBT rights


European Union


A Swiss LGBT activists places a candle during a vigil for the victims of a mass shooting in Orlando, USA on 12 June, at a church in Zurich, Switzerland, 13 June 2016. Photo EPA, Ennio Leanza

The Independent Expert on Sexual orientation and gender identities, Victor Madrigal-Borloz, will present a report to the United Nations in June. It covers "perceived contradictions" between freedom of religion and protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI).