ALTURI WORLD VOICES: Get to Know Them

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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Homophobic Flyers Comparing LGBT Pride to Nazism Handed Out by Australia Post

Hateful pamphlets which compare homosexuality to the Nazis have been unknowingly handed out by the Australian postal service. The leaflets, titled “The Death of Reason…and the rainbow...


Pride and Perseverance From Uganda to Nicaragua

On a recent trip to Uganda with American Jewish World Service — the organization I am privileged to lead — I was honored to meet Paul, an openly gay man who...


Asia’s Youngest Nation Offers Glimmer of Hope for LGBTQ Rights

Marching through the streets of East Timor's capital, Dili, with a rainbow flag in his hand, Natalino Guterres was overwhelmed with emotion, reminding him of how he felt...


LGBT Conference in China's 'Gay Capital' Scuppered

Organizers of an LGBT conference in China's "gay capital" had to scrap the event this week, the second time in as many months a public seminar aimed at expanding awareness of...





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