From the editor

June is Pride Month, so we explore the LGBTQ fight against a global backlash, report on the plight of queer Ukrainian refugees and hear from a lesbian mother who fled Uganda.

The World Today Published 2 June 2023 Updated 1 June 2023 1 minute READ

Roxanne Escobales

Former Editor, The World Today, Communications and Publishing

The fiery backlash against drag queens and the polarizing debates over trans rights that fill social media signal a worrying development for democracy. Hard-fought LGBTQ rights are under attack throughout the world.

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