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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At Beirut's First Pride Week, A Chance To Celebrate And Take Stock Of Challenges

In Lebanon, the LGBT community has made important strides in recent years. A series of court rulings have poked holes in a law that...


Human Rights Watch Issues Report on Anti-Gay Purge in Chechnya

Police in Chechnya rounded up, beat, and humiliated dozens of gay or bisexual men in an apparent effort to purge them from Chechen society, Human Rights Watch confirmed...


Ireland Appears Set to Elect First Openly Gay Prime Minister

Ireland appears set to elect its first openly gay prime minister (or Taoiseach) on June 2. Leo Varadkar has built a wide lead in the race to succeed...


LGBT-Themed Social Advertising Posters Installed in Armenian Capital

PanARMENIAN.Net - LGBT-themed social advertising posters were installed in downtown Yerevan on Thursday, May 25. One of the posters features 2 gay men sharing an embrace; the inscription on the poster reads: “Do...





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