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Added on: 10/15/2022
Are we really free to be, to love and to show who we are without danger? No matter where you are in the world, it is often…

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Added on: 08/10/2022
08/09/2022
On the fourteenth anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality in France, liberal Prime Minister Elizabeth Borne announced the appointment of an “ambassador for LGBT + rights” and…

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Added on: 08/07/2022
08/06/2022
French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne announced Thursday that France would appoint an ambassador for LGBTQ rights. The government would charge the new LGBTQ Ambassador with advocating for…

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Added on: 07/28/2022
07/27/2022
LONDON, July 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) — When Louis, a 29-year-old gay man, realised he had caught something “nasty”, the doctor initially thought it was herpes. His…

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Added on: 07/18/2022
07/17/2022
PARIS — Pressure is mounting on a French government minister to quit over comments stigmatizing homosexuality and LGBTQ people, in the latest challenge to President Emmanuel Macron’s leadership. Caroline…

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Added on: 05/29/2022
“Joyland”, the Pakistani film featuring a daring portrait of a transgender dancer in the Muslim country on Friday won the Cannes Queer Palm prize for best LGBT,…

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Added on: 05/22/2022
“The Revenge of the Shiny Shrimps” follows an all-queer water polo team that lands in homophobic Russia. But the scenes had to be shot in Ukraine, before…

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Added on: 04/29/2022
In Martinique, human rights defenders quickly protested against a local television station that broadcast a sidewalk interview containing LGBTphobic conspiracy theories related to France’s April 24 presidential…

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Added on: 04/13/2022
A group of Caribbean and international advocates of LGBTQ rights joined forces last week to denounce misleading remarks about homosexuality from the host of an online show…

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Added on: 03/24/2022
03/23/2022
French far-right presidential candidate Eric Zemmour is being targeted with legal action by gay rights groups, who say he denied that homosexuals were rounded up and deported…

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Added on: 03/16/2022
03/15/2022
France will end a ban tomorrow (March 16) that rules that gay men cannot give blood if they have had sexual relations in the past four months….

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Added on: 02/16/2022
02/15/2022
Members of the LGBTI community which are looking for asylum in different countries of Europe are facing some difficulties, including double discrimination even in countries that rank…

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Added on: 01/28/2022
01/27/2022
Today (27 January) marks the International Day of Holocaust Remembrance, an occasion to commemorate the victims — especially European Jews, the main targets of Nazi oppression —…

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Added on: 01/26/2022
France has officially banned so-called LGBTQ “conversion therapy,” the widely debunked — and potentially dangerous — practice of attempting to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender…

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Added on: 01/11/2022
01/10/2022
French far-right candidate Eric Zemmour on Monday attacked anti-racist and anti-homophobia groups in schools, saying they were brainwashing pupils, as he urged a return to a more…

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Added on: 12/15/2021
12/14/2021
France’s parliament has voted to ban so-called conversion therapy, joining a handful of countries that have taken steps to outlaw practices that seek to change a person’s…

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Added on: 12/03/2021
12/2/2021
French-American cabaret star and civil rights activist Josephine Baker has become the first Black woman to enter the Panthéon, nearly 50 years after her death. The bisexual…

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Added on: 11/25/2021
11/24/2021
PARIS/WARSAW, Nov 24 (Reuters) – France assured Poland on Wednesday of European Union support in its stand-off with Belarus, but reminded Warsaw it needed to resolve a…

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Added on: 11/19/2021
11/18/2021
French dictionary Le Robert has added the “iel” pronoun for non-binary people to its online edition, sparking heated debate in a country where grammar is sacrosanct. Le…

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Added on: 10/08/2021
10/06/2021
France’s parliament has unanimously backed proposed legislation that would ban so-called gay conversion therapy. The new law would introduce prison sentences and fines for people who attempt…

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Added on: 07/05/2021
In a decision mostly focused on the dangers facing LGBT people in homophobic nations, Benin, Senegal and Ghana have been dropped from the list of “safe” countries…

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Added on: 06/29/2021
06/28/2021
When Benedicte Blanchet, a 40-year-old who lives in a Paris suburb, decided that she wanted to have a child on her own and not wait to meet…

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Added on: 06/14/2021
06/13/2021
Franc Rugby has gone against the guidance of World Rugby who recommends that transgender female athletes should not play in any women’s elite tournaments for safety reasons….

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Added on: 05/28/2021
Dior, the French house owned by LVMH, the largest luxury group in the world, is collaborating with China’s transgender celebrity Jin Xing for a campaign centred on…

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Added on: 05/19/2021
06/18/2021
The French rugby federation (FFR) has voted unanimously in favor of allowing transgender women to play women’s rugby as of next season. The decision goes against advice…

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Added on: 04/27/2021
04/26/2021
LONDON, April 26 (Openly) – It took Leonie Plastina and her wife Sonja years of careful research – poring over LGBT+ rights laws and private medical costs…

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Added on: 03/10/2021
03/09/2021
Since 2019, at least 100 municipalities across Poland have signed declarations saying they are free of “LGBT ideology”. Although they appear not to have been followed by…

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Added on: 01/23/2021
01/22/2021
Bolu Okupe is the son of Dr. Doyin Okupe, a physician and politician in Nigeria, where LGBTQ rights are severely limited and same-sex relationships are outlawed. Bolu,…

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Added on: 12/19/2020
About 100 teenagers rallied in northern France on Friday to pay homage to a transgender student who killed herself this week after facing tensions with school officials…

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Added on: 12/09/2020
12/08/2020
French European Affairs Minister Clement Beaune told a magazine to be published Wednesday that he is gay and plans to visit a so-called LGBT-free zone in Poland…