This Human Rights Day marks the 65th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the UN General Assembly in 1948. Watch this short infographic video to see how it all came to be and what has happened in LGBT rights since.

You can watch this video with Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish captions by clicking the small, square "CC" button in the bottom of the YouTube screen and selecting language.

*The maps in the video are accurate as of 10 December 2013.