The council is responsible for protecting human rights, which Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is accused of violating.
The presidential candidate had a sassy response for those who say marriage is between "one man and one woman."
The move comes a day after the Commerce Department blacklisted 28 Chinese companies, citing concerns about the detention and abuse of Muslim minorities.
The “Livin’ la Vida Loca” singer gleefully made the announcement at the 2019 Human Rights Campaign National Dinner over the weekend.
Pete Buttigieg, the first openly gay Democratic presidential candidate, has signed on to participate, as have Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren.
President-elect Alejandro Giammattei could follow Guatemala's current leader in eroding human rights and targeting the country's democratic institutions.
Hundreds of gun control activists gathered in front of the National Rifle Association's headquarters in Virginia to honor this weekend's shooting victims.
Stuckey, whose death is being investigated as a homicide, is estimated to be the 12th known transgender woman of color to be killed this year.
“After careful reflection I have decided to no longer move forward with my scheduled concert at Jeddah World Fest," the rapper said.
McBride would be the first openly transgender state senator in U.S. history if she wins the 2020 race to replace a retiring Democrat.
Human rights groups have criticized the effort as a means to rein in protections for marginalized groups.
Michelle Bachelet comments on reports of children sleeping on floors, poor sanitation and inadequate health care.
The Human Rights Foundation is calling on the rapper to cancel her headlining act at the Jeddah World Fest.
Both the Myanmar military and insurgents in Rakhine State may be guilty of gross human rights violations, the UN special rapporteur on Myanmar warned this week.
Human Rights Watch finds that Central American migrants are at risk of sexual assault, homelessness, kidnapping and other violence as they wait at the border.
The climate crisis threatens human rights and could push another 120 million people into poverty by 2030, a U.N. report says.
Michelle Bachelet arrived in Venezuela to meet President Nicolás Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó, who are fighting for control as nation faces crisis.
The Family Research Council's president has supported gay "conversion" therapy and said Islam was "incompatible with the Constitution” in the past.