ALTURI WORLD VOICES: Get to Know Them

Ibu Shinta, as she is known – Ibu is the Indonesian equivalent of ma'am, or lady – runs Al Fatah, an Islamic boarding school for Indonesian transgender women known as waria. At the...
Ibu Shinta - Indonesia's Waria Heroine
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The Grupo Gay da Bahia or simply GGB is the oldest association for the defense of the human rights for LGBTI people in Brazil. Founded in 1980 by Luiz Mott, in the city of Salvador, Bahia, the GGB was registered as...
Luiz Mott - The Long Struggle in the Heart of Carnival
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News of a Pride March in Windhoek, Namibia appeared as a bolt of lightning. This remote, sparsely-populated nation on the south-west edge of Africa is a neighbor to LGBTI activism hotbeds like...
Friedel Dausab - Helping Namibia Out of the Closet
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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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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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When your country is beset by political crisis, economic recession, skyrocketing crime and the highest rate of anti-LGBTI violence in the world what is the concerned mother of a teenaged lesbian to...
Mothers Movement for Equality, Maria Cláudia Cabral, Brazil
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LGBTQI Australians ‘Concerned’ About Future Deputy PM if Michael McCormack Gets the Top Job

GAY rights activists are “concerned” that Michael McCormack is on the cusp of becoming Deputy Prime Minister but they’re willing to accept...


Transgender Texas Wrestler Wins Second High School Title

For the second year in a row, a transgender wrestler has won the Texas girls' Class 6A 110-pound division. Mack Beggs, an 18-year-old senior from Euless Trinity High School...


US Preacher Blasts Jamaican Churches For Elevating Female Leaders

United States Baptist minister Steven Anderson has blasted Jamaican male preachers for allowing women to move into leadership positions in some local churches. The Reverend Karen Kirlew will...


Discrimination of Minorities, Media Attacks Persist in Bosnia

Minorities continued to face widespread discrimination in Bosnia and Herzegovina, while threats and attacks against journalists persisted in 2017, human rights-focused non-governmental organisation Amnesty International said on Thursday. Social...





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