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Added on: 01/14/2024
01/13/2024
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has come under scrutiny for criticizing US President Joe Biden’s economic policies, specifically targeting federal spending on promoting transgender rights in Bangladesh. However,…

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Added on: 01/14/2024
01/13/2024
The continuing discrimination and risk of imprisonment or worse faced by LGBTQ people in Qatar is in focus as another major international soccer tournament begins in the…

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Added on: 01/11/2024
01/10/2024
An asylum seeker forced into an exorcism for being gay has begged the Government to reconsider plans to designate India and Georgia as “safe states” as part…

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Added on: 01/09/2024
Before the war broke out, LGBTQ rights were at the heart of fierce debate over the government’s campaign to weaken Israel’s courts. One month after his fiancee…

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Added on: 01/08/2024
01/07/2024
Last year saw Vietnam feature at the FIFA Women’s World Cup for the first time in the national team’s history. The first weekend of 2024 has given the players…

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Added on: 01/08/2024
01/08/2024
ISLAMABAD  –  Special Assistant to Prime Min­ister for Human Rights and Women Empowerment, Mush­aal Hussain Mullick here on Sunday said that the govern­ment was committed to provide…

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Added on: 01/03/2024
01/02/2024
Six years since the state pledged to change adoption law so that discrimination against same-sex couples would be eliminated, the Israeli Supreme Court on Dec. 29 unanimously…

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Added on: 12/28/2023
12/27/2023
Hong Kong’s LGBTQ community is cautiously optimistic that the government will legalize same-sex marriage following landmark rulings in favor of granting gay and lesbian couples more rights. ARI…

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Added on: 12/28/2023
12/27/2023
A battle six years in the making was finally won as Maya Gurung and Surendra Pandley’s marriage was officially registered with the government of Nepal in late…

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Added on: 12/27/2023
12/26/2023
Thousands of transgender people in India are reportedly waiting months to obtain a certificate that will allow them to receive gender-affirming care. Statistics reported by the country’s…

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Added on: 12/27/2023
12/26/2023
Hong Kong’s LGBTQ community is cautiously optimistic that the government will legalize same-sex marriage following landmark rulings in favor of granting gay and lesbian couples more rights….

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Added on: 12/26/2023
12/25/2023
The creation of a committee on LGBT affairs is appreciated but the panel needs to be more inclusive, advocacy groups said Monday. President Ferdinand Marcos Jr issued…

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Added on: 12/26/2023
12/25/2023
After the groundbreaking entry of Sobia Khan into the political arena, another prominent transgender figure, Saima Shaukat, has stepped into the spotlight by submitting her nomination papers…

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Added on: 12/23/2023
12/22/2023
Even as Mammootty’s Kaathal-The Core is gearing up for an OTT release, the Malayalam movie is still running successfully in 60 theatres across Kerala. Though it was…

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Added on: 12/21/2023
BANGKOK (AP) — Naphat Krutthai and Rasithaya Jindasri have been in a committed relationship for eight years, but only now can they consider getting married. In a clothing…

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Added on: 12/19/2023
12/18/2023
Deep in the slums of Jakarta, a transgender community is using fashion to raise awareness about their lives and the environment in this densely populated, polluted city….

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Added on: 12/18/2023
12/17/2023
Justice SR Krishna Kumar recently shed light on the historical nuances of queer identities in the Indian subcontinent, challenging the narrative that deems queer love as ‘non-indigenous.’ Referring…

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Added on: 12/17/2023
Last month’s Gay Games seemed to go off well, despite getting the cold shoulder from Hong Kong’s government. Unlike in other countries, where local governments have provided…

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Added on: 12/16/2023
Religious police in Malaysia arrested five trans women in an anti-trans raid on a massage parlor in the city of Ipoh in northwestern Malaysia in early December….

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Added on: 12/15/2023
At the end of November, Nepal’s government recognized a marriage between Nepalis of the same legal gender for the first time. But while the jubilant celebration undoubtedly deserves…

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Added on: 12/11/2023
Thousands of people dressed in pink on Sunday flocked to Hong Kong’s largest LGBTQ carnival, held outdoors for the first time since 2018, with organisers saying the…

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Added on: 12/11/2023
12/10/2023
“Rest in pi** brother. You won’t be missed”. This was among the many similar comments on a post by Pranshu, a 16-year-old self-taught Instagram beauty influencer who was…

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Added on: 12/07/2023
12/06/2023
LGBTQ+ activists have been targeted by authorities in Jordan, in what human rights groups are calling a crackdown on free expression. Jordan’s General Intelligence Department (GID) and…

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Added on: 12/04/2023
12/03/2023
Hochemin Islam, a prominent transgender rights activist, was set to speak at “Women’s Career Carnival” on November 24 at the capital’s North South University (NSU). However, the…

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Added on: 12/04/2023
12/03/2023
Nepal’s first legally recognized gay couple have vowed to continue fighting for the rights of men and women who are just like them, citing that their groundbreaking marriage…

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Added on: 12/02/2023
A tight-knit community in San Francisco has suddenly found itself divided over the ongoing conflict in Gaza, leaving some feeling cut off from the support of their…

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Added on: 12/01/2023
For the first time ever a municipality in Nepal has followed an interim order by the country’s Supreme Court to register same-sex marriages. On November 29, authorities…

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Added on: 12/01/2023
Bangkok, Dec 1 (EFE).- Activist groups called for a review of plans for the inauguration of a rehabilitation center for LGBT+ people and individuals considered “deviant” in…

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Added on: 11/29/2023
11/28/2023
Qatari security services reportedly detained and interrogated a former Qatar Airways flight attendant for wearing “tinted moisturizer,” which is perceived by authorities as a sign of possible…

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Added on: 11/28/2023
11/27/2023
The Iranian LGBTQ+ community has long been kept invisible by mainstream overseas Iranian opposition, but a US LGBTQ+ award to exiled Crown Prince Reza Pahlavi seems to…