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Rosmit Mantilla is a revolutionary in every sense of the word. He is the first openly gay man elected to the Venezuelan National Assembly. If that weren’t enough, he was elected to...
Rosmit Mantilla, Intersectional Revolutionary, Venezuela
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What will it take to end a legacy of colonial repression in India? The courts have run in circles invalidating then reinstating Section 377. In a landmark 2009 decision the Delhi High...
Q&A with Gypsy Khera, creator of "All About Sec 377", India
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This was a big surprise at the beginning of my conversation with Genaro Lozano: “My father is a general in the Mexican Army.” What I expected to hear next was the tale...
The Circuitous Route to Marriage Equality - Genaro Lozano, Mexico
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The Nile Valley area of Egypt and Sudan is not often thought of as a place where LGBTI persons can find support and build community. The cultural and legal restrictions around sexual orientation...
Mesahat Foundation for Sexual and Gender Diversity, Nile Valley
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Eric Pham’s goal as an LGBTQ activist is simple - no queer person should feel alone. Around the world, millions of young queer folk know they are different. And, that difference creates...
"No One Should Feel Alone" - Eric Pham, Vietnam
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As the battle over the future of Obamacare returns in the United States, the United Kingdom’s National Health Service is often held up as a more enlightened approach to providing healthcare. So...
"Not an Illness" - Conversion Therapy in the United Kingdom
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Choose Your Own Gender Without Seeing a Doctor: Government to Rip Up Rules on Switching Sex

Adults will be able to choose their sex legally without the need for a medical diagnosis of gender dysphoria under government...


Lawyer Siti Kasim Lodges Police Report After Netizens Threaten to Behead Her

Bar Council member Siti Zabedah Kasim today lodged a police report against a man who had allegedly called for other Muslims to behead her. The first threat...


Thousands Dance Through Berlin to Promote Gay and Lesbian Rights

Thousands of revelers danced through the streets of Berlin on Saturday, many of them waving rainbow-colored flags, as they promoted lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights in a...


House Panel Headed by BJP MP Slams Homophobia, Calls for Transgender Rights

A Parliamentary committee headed by a BJP MP has criticised the central government’s draft transgender Bill for not addressing important civil rights issues, such as marriage...





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