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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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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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Many People in China Believe Gays Can Be “Cured”

AFTER undergoing hypnosis at a clinic in Chongqing, Peng Yanhui—who goes by the name Yanzi—was told to lie on a sofa, think about having sex with another man and...


Court of Arbitration for Sport Rules in Favor of Mexico in Homophobia Appeal

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has cancelled several fines imposed by FIFA on the Mexican Football Federation. The fines were issued for...


LGBT Activists Call for Global End to Electric Shocks, Pills to 'Cure' Gay People

When Bisi Alimi came out as gay in Nigeria, his parents took him to a church where he underwent seven days of isolation, prayers...


A Republican Family Values State Legislator Quits After Having Sex with a Man in His Office

An Ohio Republican state legislator who consistently touts his faith and his anti-LGBT stances resigned this week after being caught having sex...





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