"All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. Human beings of all sexual orientations and gender identities are entitled to the full enjoyment of all human rights. "
DocumentICJ: Yogyakarta Principles: Principles on the application of international human rights law in relation to sexual orientation and gender identity, prin. 1
- All are equal before the law, and laws should be equally enforced.
- Discrimination must not be practiced based on race, color, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity and expression, migrant, refugee, repatriate, stateless or internally displaced status, genetic trait, mental or physical health condition, including infectious contagious condition and debilitating psychological condition, or other status at any time.
- Distinctions made on the basis of sexual orientation are to be considered discrimination.