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Public schools are critical places of learning for students and teachers, alike. Being a public school teacher taught Neela Ghoshal that human rights advocacy and research were her true passions. Working with...
Teaching a Classroom and the World - Neela Ghoshal, Kenya
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The former Yugoslavia experienced many great tragedies during its long civil war in the 1990s. One of the positive outcomes of the many conflicts is the increased solidarity and cooperation among lesbian,...
Intersectional Success - Zagreb Pride, Croatia
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As an open and proud trans man, Anaraa Nyamdorj has led a life seemingly at odds with the prevailing cultural understanding of sexual orientation and gender identity in Mongolia. But Anaraa’s life...
Embracing Tradition for LGBTI Progress - Anaraa Nyamdorj, Mongolia
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There are lessons to be learned from the political success of conservative evangelical Christianity in the United States. One of the most successful lessons is the mobilizing power of anti-LGBTI phobias. Romania...
Facing Backlash in Romania - Vlad Viski, Romania
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Marriage may be contracted in accordance with law by two persons without distinction as to their sex. On May 22, 2015 voters across Ireland voted to remove sex and gender language from...
"Yes Equality" Goes Global - Grainne Healy, Ireland
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Millions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people around the world experience stigma and prejudice first hand as the result of living open, honest lives. The sources of anti­-LGBTI sentiment,...
Connecting Laws to Lives - Ilan Meyer, United States
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UK to Open Trade Office in North Carolina Despite Anti-LGBT Law

Despite backlash, the UK government has just announced that a new US trading hub will be set up in North Carolina’s capital city Raleigh. Conservative MP Liam Fox, who...


First Gay Olympian in History Competed in 1928

When the record-breaking 41 out athletes compete at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games they are carrying the torch of more their predecessors, both in and out of the closet at the...


Egypt's Grand Mufti: Homosexuality is a Sin, but Gay Lives are Still Sacred

Egypt’s Grand Mufti has said while homosexuality is not accepted in Islam, gay people are not second-class humans. Shawki Allam, who was appointed in 2013, in...


Elton John AIDS Foundation Announces Inaugural LGBT Fund Recipients

The Elton John AIDS Foundation, its founder Sir Elton John and Chairman David Furnish attended a series of sessions, site visits and private meetings during the course of the 21st International...





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