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UN Rights Expert Urges Protection of Transgender People

The U.N. human rights expert on preventing violence and discrimination against people based on their sexual orientation and gender identity is urging countries to amend laws and policies to protect and include those from this part of society.  "These persons are suffering levels of violence and discrimination that are offensive to human conscience," U.N. Special Rapporteur Victor Madrigal-Borloz told reporters Thursday.  During the presentation of his report to...

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