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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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Gay in Nigeria: The Stark Reality for LGBTI People in the West African Country

Michael Ighodaro was attacked by homophobes in his home city of Abuja when he was waiting for a taxi outside his friend's home. His attackers stormed...


Amir, A Gay Man Detained On Manus Island, Faces An Impossible Choice

25-year-old Amir has been detained on Manus Island since November 2013. He fled Iran after he was caught having sex with his boyfriend. Amir abandoned his...


Meet Zorros LGBTI: Mexico's Openly Gay Soccer Team

There is still a stigma surrounding sexual orientation in the world of sports today. It isn't until athletes retire that they come out publicly, for fear of being discriminated against...


Chinese Moms Seeking Partners for Gay Children Forced to Leave

 A group of 11 Chinese mothers, who had gathered at a park in Shanghai seeking partners for their gay children, have been forced to leave the popular spot...





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