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Added on: 11/05/2023
11/03/2023
The Hungarian National Museum is defying the government’s ban on minors visiting the World Press Photo exhibition, claiming they don’t have the authority to ask for visitors’…

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Added on: 11/04/2023
11/03/2023
In a statistical release on Wednesday (1 November), the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shared corrected numbers for those who identified as pansexual. The ONS stated some…

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Added on: 11/03/2023
11/02/2023
Latvia has a duty to protect all families, including rainbow ones. That is what the Constitutional Court ruled. Now, the Latvian Parliament considers a new partnership law…

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Added on: 11/03/2023
More than 70 activists from 18 countries gathered last month in Sint Maarten to focus on the needs of lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer (LBTQ) people assigned…

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Added on: 11/02/2023
11/02/2023
Russia’s judicial statistics for the first half of this year neatly reflect life under the country’s military dictatorship in the second year of the war in Ukraine….

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Added on: 10/31/2023
10/30/2023
The Dyke Project, a U.K.-based “collection of trans, cis, [and] non-binary lesbians and queers,” says they “hacked” 100 advertisements across London transit by covering up physical ads…

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Added on: 10/30/2023
10/29/2023
Members of the LGBTQ+ community and its allies are growing impatient with Sunak who has yet to deliver on the government’s promise of a ban on trans-inclusive conversion therapy….

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Added on: 10/29/2023
10/28/2023
The Austrian government is set to pay tens of millions of euros in compensation to gay people who were persecuted or convicted of consensual homosexual acts. The…

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Added on: 10/29/2023
10/28/2023
Hungary’s government has banned youngsters under 18 from visiting the World Press Photo exhibition on display in Budapest, citing LGBT content in some of the photos. Prime…

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Added on: 10/28/2023
10/27/2023
Mary Branley remembers the shock on the faces of the young people from the LGBTQ community in Sligo at a vigil outside Sligo Town Hall in the…

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Added on: 10/28/2023
10/27/2023
Following the commemoration of the UN International Day on Older Persons on 1 October, three United Nations rights experts* issued a statement highlighting the alarming situation faced…

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Added on: 10/26/2023
10/24/2023
Ukraine’s justice ministry took the first steps towards codifying gay marriage by approving Bill No. 9103, titled “On the Institution of Registered Partnerships” on October 22. The ground-breaking…

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Added on: 10/26/2023
Officials in the West African nation of Niger are stirring up worries about citizens of Niger visiting Europe and learning about LGBT rights there.  As leaders of…

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Added on: 10/24/2023
10/23/2023
U.K. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak looks poised to shelve plans for a nationwide conversion therapy ban once again, according to reports. Last week, The Times reported that…

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Added on: 10/23/2023
10/22/2023
Bart Staszewski was sitting at home with his boyfriend last Sunday night when the first results of the Polish general election flashed across his computer. “I thought:…

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Added on: 10/22/2023
Organizers of this year’s Montenegrin Pride, scheduled for Saturday, called on authorities to prevent attacks on the LGBT community in the country. The eleventh Montenegrin Pride will…

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Added on: 10/22/2023
10/21/2023
Donald Tusk, the leader of Poland’s largest liberal opposition grouping Civic Coalition (KO) and a potential candidate to become prime minister, will likely travel to Brussels next…

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Added on: 10/22/2023
Rishi Sunak is expected to bring in a long-promised ban on conversion therapy after a backlash from Conservative MPs. The PM is finally set to include a…

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Added on: 10/20/2023
The following 31 Commonwealth nations still have anti-homosexuality laws — roughly three-fifths of the group’s total of 56 nations. Worldwide,66 countries still cling to such anti-homosexuality laws. About half of the…

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Added on: 10/20/2023
10/19/2023
For eight years, the rightwing Law and Justice party (PiS) has ruled Poland, transforming civil society. It has overseen an increased politicisation of the judiciary and media…

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Added on: 10/17/2023
10/16/2023
LGBTQ+ people in Poland are celebrating after the country’s right-wing government lost its majority in a landmark election, paving the way for long overdue progress on queer…

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Added on: 10/15/2023
10/14/2023
Same-sex couples are still having to pay thousands of pounds before they can access NHS fertility treatment, BBC News has found. In England, the NHS will fund…

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Added on: 10/15/2023
10/14/2023
Poland’s capital, Warsaw, has become a center for multinational companies and global investment banks to set up offices, as the country aims to become Central Europe’s financial…

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Added on: 10/14/2023
10/13/2023
Max and Sasha are just two of the many LGBTQ+ people who have joined the mass exodus fleeing Russia to avoid violence, discrimination and war. Now, the…

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Added on: 10/13/2023
10/13/2023
New research has determined that 90 per cent of LGBTQ+ people in Turkey are regularly subjected to digital violence. The study, conducted by advocacy group KAOS GL, found…

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Added on: 10/13/2023
10/12/2023
Hundreds of trans activists gathered outside Downing Street this week to protest against comments Rishi Sunak made at the Tory party conference. Activists from across the UK…

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Added on: 10/12/2023
10/11/2023
Oct 11 (Reuters) – Poland holds a parliamentary election on Sunday, with the ruling nationalist Law and Justice (PiS) party seeking an unprecedented third term in power after…

Alturi Blog

Added on: 10/12/2023
Alturi Project Strategist
There is an underreported and counterintuitive effect of denying abortion access: When abortion is safe, legal, and accessible, the abortion rate is typically lower. When abortion is…

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Added on: 10/11/2023
10/10/2023
There has been no impact on safety since UK rules changed to permit gay and bisexual men to donate blood, a NHS report has revealed. Findings from…

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Added on: 10/11/2023
10/10/2023
Stefanos Kasselakis, 35, caused a stir recently when he was elected as leader of Syriza, becoming Greece’s first openly gay political leader. He has since caused further…