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Added on: 02/10/2024
02/09/2024
The LGBTQ diversity programme run by England’s National Health Service (NHS) is being shut down, VICE News can reveal. The NHS Rainbow Badge scheme employs a team…

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Added on: 02/10/2024
02/09/2024
In an unexpected turn, Duolingo, the widely popular language-learning app, finds itself at the heart of a controversy in Russia. Accused of disseminating LGBT propaganda, the company…

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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 government minister has defended Rishi Sunak’s transgender jibe after the father of murdered teenager Brianna Ghey called on the prime minister to apologise. Chris Philp, the policing minister,…

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Added on: 02/08/2024
02/07/2024
VATICAN CITY, Feb 7 (Reuters) – Pope Francis said he sees “hypocrisy” in criticism of his decision to allow priests to bless same-sex couples, possibly his most…

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Added on: 02/08/2024
The first publicly known cases have emerged of Russian authorities penalising people under a court ruling that outlawed LGBTQ activism as extremism, Russian media and rights groups…

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Added on: 02/07/2024
02/06/2024
As we navigate an increasingly tumultuous world laden with conflict, unconditional backing of equal rights for all will become increasingly essential for the well-being and resilience of…

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Added on: 02/07/2024
Poland’s ombudsperson has said that a draft law aimed to limit the rights of LGBT people, proposed by a group of citizens, violates the constitution and EU…

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Added on: 02/06/2024
Persecuted and prosecuted in their home country, some members of Russia’s LGBT community have been driven abroad — and hundreds have moved to Argentina, where their civil…

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Added on: 02/05/2024
02/04/2024
Reports from Russia indicate a young woman in the city of Nizhny Novgorod, east of Moscow, has been arrested and charged for wearing rainbow-colored earrings in violation…

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Added on: 02/04/2024
Russians courts have convicted the first two people on charges of LGBTQ extremism following the Supreme Court’s decision in November to ban the “international LGBT movement”. One…

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Added on: 02/04/2024
02/03/2024
The two 16-year-old convicted of murdering a transgender teenager in northwest England nearly a year ago were handed life sentences Friday with minimum prison terms of 20…

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Added on: 02/03/2024
02/02/2024
A poster in the southern Spanish city of Seville that depicts a young, handsome, Jesus wearing only a loincloth has unleashed a storm on social media. Some…

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Added on: 02/02/2024
02/01/2024
(Reuters) – Two Russian courts have meted out the first convictions in connection with what the government calls the “international LGBT social movement” and which was designated…

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Added on: 02/01/2024
01/31/2024
It all started with a broken heart. Roxy* kept her queerness to herself as she was growing up in Freetown Sierra Leone. Her mother – a pastor…

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Added on: 01/31/2024
A court in Yerevan on Tuesday rejected Russia’s request to extradite a man who fled the republic of Chechnya after being tortured because he was suspected of…

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Added on: 01/31/2024
01/30/2024
France’s first openly-gay Prime Minister Gabriel Attal said French “mindsets are evolving” on LGBTQ issues in a major speech to lawmakers Tuesday laying out his programme. France…

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Added on: 01/30/2024
01/29/2024
Pope Francis said in an interview published on Monday that Africans were a “special case” in the opposition of bishops and many other people in the continent…

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Added on: 01/30/2024
01/29/2024
Marianna is a queer activist from the south of Ukraine. She is also the head of an LGBTQ+ organization, “For Equal Rights,” which has been working toward…

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Added on: 01/29/2024
01/28/2024
At a packed, dimly lit music venue in Helsinki, an attentive crowd dressed up for a night out sings sweetly along to musicians on stage in front…

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Added on: 01/29/2024
01/28/2024
The transgender community in Germany faces an escalation in disinformation, primarily fueled by far-right groups amid attempts to pass the country’s Self-Determination Act. This legislative proposal, designed to ease the legal…

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Added on: 01/28/2024
01/27/2024
A new exhibition about an influential drag queen has opened at a National Trust site. Dedicated to “Birmingham LGBTQ+ icon” Twiggy, the exhibition opened on Friday at…

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Added on: 01/28/2024
01/27/2024
Pope Francis on Friday defended a Vatican document on blessings for same-sex couples but said they were not an approval of a lifestyle the Church sees as…

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Added on: 01/27/2024
01/26/2024
LGBT History Month 2024 is almost upon us in the UK, but the annual celebration of queer history and individuals is observed at different times of the…

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Added on: 01/24/2024
01/23/2024
The World Health Organization (WHO) established an expert advisory group on transgender health, seeking guidance from a transgender former prostitute who called the line of work “empowering”…

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Added on: 01/24/2024
For decades, same-sex Estonian couples could only register as co-habitants or domestic partners. As of 2024, they have the same right to marry as heterosexual couples. Minister…

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Added on: 01/24/2024
01/23/2024
Hungary’s prime minister Viktor Orbán has claimed that ‘no money in the world’ would make him accept LGBTQ+ “propaganda” after the EU froze funding to the country…

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Added on: 01/23/2024
01/23/2024
The children of dozens of same-sex couples in Italy could see the name of their non-biological parent removed from their birth certificates, an ongoing trial may soon…

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Added on: 01/22/2024
01/21/2024
In November, Russia’s Supreme Court ruled the “international LGBT movement” to be an extremist organisation, effectively outlawing LGBT activism in the country and placing anyone the authorities…

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Added on: 01/21/2024
01/20/2024
The October evening was warm and sunny. At about 7pm, two young men stepped out of the Tepláreň bar on Zámocká Street in the centre of Bratislava,…