Gynecologic care in the 21st century

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Catarina Ribeiro Tassoni, a Brazilian medical student at Catholic University of Pelotas since 2017. She is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s view on […]

Gender is where the feminist and LGBTI movements meet. Here’s why

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Julia Ehrt, Director of Programmes, International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association We have recently witnessed millions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI) people protesting in streets across the globe to call out homo-, bi-, […]

Pride in practice: Equality in access to health services for the LGBT community in a third-world country

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Mabel Guerrero and Ms. Claudia Suero, two second-year medical students at the Iberoamerican University (UNIBE) in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. They are affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writers and […]

Moving from commitment to action on LGBTI equality

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sander van ‘t Noordende, Group Chief Executive, Products, Accenture & Beth A. Brooke-Marciniak, Global Vice-Chair, Public Policy, EY Multinationals play an important role in promoting equality and a culture of respect in the workplace, and this extends to the […]

South Africa still hasn’t won LGBTQ+ equality. Here are 5 reasons why

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Rivonia Pillay, Civil Engineer Candidate, Department of Water and Sanitation of South Africa In the fight for LGBTQ+ rights on the African continent, South Africa leads the way for marriage equality and legal protection against discrimination. In fact […]

Open, inclusive and diverse cities are better for business and economic growth

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Ruth Hickin, Partner Engagement Specialist, Global Leadership Fellow, World Economic Forum Equal rights are not just a moral imperative. They are an economic one. Open for Business, a coalition of global companies advocating for LGBTQ rights, recently published […]

Celebrate love, strengthen partnerships to end AIDS epidemic by 2030 says UN agency

This article is brought to you in association with the United Nations. Marking the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, the United Nations is calling for strengthened partnerships to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people and their families.   “Stigma, discrimination and social and physical violence against sexual and gender minorities prevents […]