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Added on: 03/11/2024
03/10/2024
As gender diversity spreads around the world, the position of sexual minorities in Chinese society is deteriorating, with many sent to correctional facilities where they undergo brutal…

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Added on: 03/10/2024
LGBTQ rights activists have denounced Bangladeshi politicians for their anti-gay and anti-trans hate speech in recent months along with their opposition to inclusion of references to transgender…

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Added on: 03/07/2024
03/06/2024
A new campaign launched a website to raise awareness about the Hamas terrorist movement’s lethal actions targeting the persecuted LGBTQ+ community in the Gaza Strip. The Equality Campaign Inc….

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Added on: 03/05/2024
03/04/2024
Police officers from Lumphini station were called out on Monday to break up the fight that broke out at a restaurant in Soi Sukhumvit 11near Nana BTS…

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Added on: 03/05/2024
03/04/2024
South Korea’s Methodist Church has excommunicated a pastor for advocating gay rights, according to a church verdict obtained Tuesday by AFP. Nearly a quarter of South Korea’s…

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Added on: 03/03/2024
The bright glitter, sequins and rainbows of Sydney’s Mardi Gras will be tinged with sadness as the LGBTQI community mourns and celebrates the lives of Jesse Baird…

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Added on: 03/02/2024
Lucknow: The state capital hosted India’s first-ever transgender literary and cultural programme on Friday. The event served as a platform for members of the transgender community to…

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Added on: 03/02/2024
A Chinese transgender activist due to be released tomorrow after serving a prison sentence in Hong Kong will be at grave risk of persecution if she is…

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Added on: 02/27/2024
02/26/2024
Kaneshige ‘Kane’ Hirata, a former firefighter, and Kohei ‘Kotfe’ Katsuyama, a former police officer, have been in a committed relationship for the past 12 years, living together…

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Added on: 02/26/2024
As the 46th Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras prepares to kick off on March 2, the party buzz has caught on in the Indonesian LGBTQ community in…

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Added on: 02/25/2024
02/24/2024
Hanania Ben-Shimon, the IDF reservist who was wounded as he killed one of the terrorists in the attack at the A-Za’ayem checkpoint near Ma’ale Adumim on Thursday,…

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Added on: 02/24/2024
02/23/2024
THE Mandaue City Government is investigating a club in the city for allegedly discriminating against a transwoman guest. The establishment reportedly refused entry to a transgender individual…

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Added on: 02/22/2024
02/21/2024
Nepal’s Supreme Court on Wednesday issued a show cause notice to the government in response to a writ petition filed by an advocacy group for the third…

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Added on: 02/20/2024
02/20/2024
In a scene like many played out in theaters around the world, last month a smiling dance performance director emerged from the wings after a show to…

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Added on: 02/20/2024
In the last few years, potentially due to the pandemic-caused confinement at home, the topic of third places has gained prominence in popular discourse. They can be…

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Added on: 02/20/2024
02/19/2024
In a historic decision that reverberates through the corridors of justice and rights advocacy, Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal has decisively ruled in favor of LGBTQ…

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Added on: 02/16/2024
02/15/2024
A lesbian couple has made history as the first to have their marriage recognised by the Nepalese government. In the capital city of Kathmandu, Anju Devi Shrestha…

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Added on: 02/14/2024
02/13/2024
In 2016, when Roshni Singh was in Class 9, Reliance Jio launched an offer wherein it provided customers with free SIM cards, along with 1 gigabyte of…

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Added on: 02/12/2024
“De-radicalization is a rough process, and I’m extremely pleased that I cleansed myself of the antisemitism I grew up with,” Yemeni-born content creator and journalist Luai Ahmed…

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Added on: 02/09/2024
02/08/2024
Located in the suburbs of Tijuana, Mexico, the Casa Arco Iris migrant shelter is unassuming. That’s on purpose. Not so long ago, its exterior was graffitied with a homophobic slur….

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Added on: 02/09/2024
02/08/2024
A court of the Iranian-backed Houthis in Yemen has sentenced 13 people to public execution on homosexuality charges, the French wire service AFP reported on Tuesday. Another 35 people…

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Added on: 02/08/2024
02/07/2024
A court in western Japan has approved a transgender man’s request to have his gender changed in official records without undergoing sterilisation surgery, the first known ruling of…

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Added on: 02/06/2024
Transgender woman Nayab Ali is running in Thursday’s elections in Pakistan, aiming for a seat in the National Assembly. In traditionally conservative Pakistan, where no transgender person…

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Added on: 02/05/2024
LGBTQ+ Palestinians in danger due to their sexual orientation can request asylum in Israel, the Tel Aviv District Court for Administrative Affairs ruled on Sunday, according to KAN…

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Added on: 02/05/2024
02/04/2024
In the corridors of power and the shadows of society, a chilling tale unfolds in Iran, tugging at the threads of cultural stigma, societal prejudice, and governmental…

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Added on: 02/04/2024
In November, Maya Gurung and Surendra Pandey made history by becoming the first queer individuals in Nepal to officially register their marriage. Now, the couple hopes their…

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Added on: 02/02/2024
Mumbai: After a hiatus of four years, the city’s official LGBTQIA+ pride parade is back, this time, the organisers say, it will be bigger than the previous…

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Added on: 02/01/2024
01/31/2024
The suicide of a 16-year-old Indian boy who hit a wall of online abuse after posting selfies in saris and makeup has galavanised calls for social media…

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Added on: 01/31/2024
01/30/2024
Doski Azad dared to live openly as a transgender woman in Iraqi Kurdistan, but her murder two years ago shattered the enclave’s reputation as a relatively liberal…

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Added on: 01/29/2024
This report contains references to suicide that may be disturbing to readers. Nearly five years after democratic Taiwan legalized same-sex marriage, LGBTQ+ activism is all but extinct across…