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Added on: 02/12/2019
02/08/2019
A gay primary school teacher who has been targeted amid protests from parents over homosexuality teachings has been inundated with supportive cards from children saying “everyone is…

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Added on: 02/11/2019
Children of same-sex couples perform better in school than kids raised by a mom and a dad, according to new research from several European economists. The researchers…

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Added on: 02/11/2019
Ukraine has failed to prevent or investigate “numerous” human rights violations committed last year against rights activists, political opponents, and ethnic minorities, according to Amnesty International. “2018…

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Added on: 02/08/2019
A small group of first-time event organisers are planning to literally put the Pride into Banbury this summer. Banbury Pride, a LGBT community group is in the…

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Added on: 02/08/2019
02/07/2019
As the UK marks Time to Talk Day, Health Secretary Matt Hancock has told that he will ensure that there is a “specific focus” on LGBT+ mental…

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Added on: 02/07/2019
02/05/2019
For Vinodh Philip, there couldn’t be a better tribute than his wedding reception to the city that embraced him and saw him through his toughest turmoil. Nearly…

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Added on: 02/07/2019
02/05/2019
Every day, I’m in touch with people who could be homophobic. It’s because of my strong way that people are very kind and polite, there are no…

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Added on: 02/07/2019
02/06/2019
After nearly two months airing mini-documentaries about 20th-century movers and shakers, the BBC Two series Icons: The Greatest Person of the 20th Century picked a winner along with seven…

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Added on: 02/06/2019
02/04/2019
Scotland’s secondary schools are transforming corridors into tributes to icons like Marsha P Johnson this LGBTI History Month. ‘Icons: Who Made LGBT History’ is a booklet launched last…

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Added on: 02/05/2019
02/03/2019
Poland’s first openly gay politician founded a new progressive party on Sunday ahead of European and Polish elections this year. Robert Biedron, who named the party “Wiosna”…

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Added on: 02/05/2019
02/03/2019
Victoria is set to become the first state in Australia to introduce a ban on conversion therapy. Daniel Andrews, Premier of Victoria (head of government) made the…

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Added on: 02/03/2019
Copenhagen is set to become the first city in Denmark to usher in policy specifically designated to the LGBTI+ community. The policy, ‘En ligeværdig del af fællesskabet’…

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Added on: 02/02/2019
01/29/2019
A Greek bishop has been given a seven-month suspended jail sentence for inciting homophobic hatred and abusing ecclesiastical office. Bishop Amvrosios of Kalavryta, whose name is Athanassios…

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Added on: 02/01/2019
02/01/2019
Berlin’s memorial to homosexual people killed during the Holocaust has been vandalised. Local magazine Monopol reported that the structure had been vandalised with black paint with a…

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Added on: 02/01/2019
01/31/2019
Non-league Altrincham will support football’s fight against homophobia by wearing a new kit based on the LGBT flag for a competitive fixture. The National League North side…

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Added on: 01/31/2019
01/27/2019
France’s contestant for the Eurovision Song Contest has been faced with homophobic harassment on social media. Bilal Hassani has been the subject of online abuse and two…

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Added on: 01/31/2019
The Church of England is facing pressure to withdraw guidance for ceremonies welcoming transgender worshippers following a transition after more than 2,000 members signed a letter of…

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Added on: 01/30/2019
01/29/2019
Residents of Barcelona have shown their support for the queer community after the city’s LGBT+ centre was vandalised just over one week after opening. The Centre LGBTI Barcelona opened…

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Added on: 01/30/2019
01/29/2019
The Russian LGBT Network has requested that Russia’s Federal Investigative Committee look into reports of renewed arrests, torture, and killings of those suspected of being LGBTQ in…

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Added on: 01/30/2019
01/29/2019
While much recent attention has been focused on the LGBT community in Chechnya and the wider North Caucasus, sexual minorities in Central Asia live under significant pressure…

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Added on: 01/29/2019
01/29/2019
A new campaign in France is aiming to tackle anti-LGBT+ bullying in middle and high schools across the country. France’s Ministry for Education and Youth launched a…

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Added on: 01/29/2019
01/28/2019
The situation in Chechnya is urgent. That’s why nearly one hundred people flocked to a rally outside of the Russian embassy in London to call for an end to…

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Added on: 01/28/2019
01/28/2019
A violent crackdown on LGBT people in the Russian region of Chechnya has resulted in the arrest and torture of dozens of people so far. Advocates, attorneys,…

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Added on: 01/28/2019
01/26/2019
As the world marks Holocaust Memorial Day on Sunday (January 27), PinkNews remembers all those in the LGBT+ community that were persecuted by the Nazis—and how the…

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Added on: 01/28/2019
01/26/2019
A long and tender kiss between two women in downtown Panama on Friday was a quiet but symbolic message from the LGBT community to the visiting Pope…

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Added on: 01/26/2019
Until recently a flag, painted on the balustrade, contrasted the otherwise concrete-grey waterfront next to the Angara River, which trenches the city of Irkutsk into halves. Its…

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Added on: 01/24/2019
01/21/2019
Being accepted by my cultural and religious groups means hiding my sexuality for fear of being ostracized, or even fear of violence. In LGBT+ groups, I am…

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Added on: 01/24/2019
01/23/2019
Italian newspaper Libero has sparked controversy publishing a headline seemingly correlating economic decline with an increased number of gay people. The headline, published on the front page of the…

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Added on: 01/24/2019
01/22/2019
The Russian LGBT Network, which announced on January 14 that it had received word of a new wave of arrests and torture in the Russian republic of Chechnya, has…

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Added on: 01/23/2019
Gabriel Diaz de Tudanca is a 19-year-old Spaniard who, although born a girl, identified as male from early childhood. “When I was three years old I came…