Antartica is the 'World’s First LGBT-Friendly Continent’
The penguins rejoice!
March 23 2016 12:08 PM EST
March 23 2016 12:20 AM EST
You read that right. Non-profit advocacy group Planting Peace just declared Antartica the "world’s first LGBT-friendly continent.” Planting Peace recently traveled to the locale with a Pride flag in tow, a journey that was meant to raise global awareness about equality.
Aaron Jackson, the president of Planting Peace, told The Huffington Post:
“I traveled to Antarctica to play a role in spreading visibility for the need for basic human rights for the LGBT community. It was an honor to carry the Pride flag throughout Antarctica, and Planting Peace will not stop fighting for LGBT rights until all sexual and gender minorities experience full, fundamental rights in every corner of the world.”
Check out more of the great work Planting Peace has up its sleeve. And then book your trip to Antartica ASAP.