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Added on: 11/30/2018
11/28/2018
Russia and some former Soviet Union countries risk developing out-of-control HIV epidemics, experts said on Wednesday, after data showed a record number of new cases last year….

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Added on: 11/29/2018
Police in Russia reportedly confiscated 17 pictures painted by school kids for a UN “International Day of Tolerance,” one of which showed people of the same sex together. Police…

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Added on: 11/28/2018
11/27/2018
Zimbabwean referee Raymond Mashamba, 30, knew from the time he was 14-years-old that he was gay but managed to keep his sexuality a secret because of societal…

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Added on: 11/28/2018
11/27/2018
The Prime Minister visited Belfast, Northern Ireland, on Tuesday as part of a UK-wide charm offensive in order to win support for her Brexit deal. However, her…

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Added on: 11/28/2018
11/27/2018
A gay man is speaking out after suffering torture in a Chechnya concentration camp. Maxim Lapunov was one of the first victims of the ‘gay purge‘ in…

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Added on: 11/27/2018
The European Court of Human Rights issued a fresh rebuke to the Kremlin on Tuesday, ruling that Russia’s continued ban on LGBT rallies is discriminatory and represents…

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Added on: 11/27/2018
11/27/2018
It’s a warm afternoon in St. Petersburg, a crowd of shoppers fills the streets of Nevskiy Prospekt, the city’s main shopping street. None of the passersby seem…

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Added on: 11/25/2018
11/24/2018
Rugby players from across the globe rallied behind hate-crime victim Gareth Thomas as part of the Rainbow Laces campaign. World champions New Zealand and USA followed the…

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Added on: 11/25/2018
11/25/2018
Coming out can be challenging for young people across the globe – but in Italy many young Catholics are struggling with negative attitudes from both their communities…

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Added on: 11/24/2018
The NHS has been accused of treating the health needs of gay, transgender and other LGBT+ people as “less important” than the wider population by the head of parliament’s Women and Equalities Committee. After receiving evidence…

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Added on: 11/23/2018
11/22/2018
Turkish LGBT rights organisation Kaos GL said on Wednesday that Turkey’s Directorate of Religious Affairs had used hate speech against LGBT people while answering questions on homosexuality on Turkey’s official…

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Added on: 11/23/2018
The civil society association called “Rainbow Families”, which brings together LGBTIQ activists, called on Tuesday on member of the Croatian parliament to amend the final foster care…

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Added on: 11/21/2018
11/20/2018
An English rugby team is fighting to save a gay teammate from being deported to Kenya, where they fear he will face persecution or imprisonment. Kenneth Macharia, who…

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Added on: 11/20/2018
A prominent Russian lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) support group had to cancel an annual Inclusive Family conference in Moscow after homophobic threats and an attack with pepper…

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Added on: 11/19/2018
11/18/2018
Websites like Church Militant, LifeSite News and the Lepanto Institute are ratcheting up the rhetoric with personal attacks on supporters of gay Catholics.  The call for action against…

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Added on: 11/19/2018
11/18/2018
Far-right militants in Ukraine have disrupted a march by transgender activists in the capital Kiev. Reports say two young women were attacked and mocked as they received…

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Added on: 11/16/2018
11/15/2018
Denmark is withholding 65m krone (£7.5m; $9.8m) in aid to Tanzania after “unacceptable homophobic comments” from a senior politician, a minister says. Development Minister Ulla Tornaes did…

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Added on: 11/15/2018
11/14/2018
Staff and students at the University of Birmingham have warned that LGBT rights are not adequately protected at its new campus in Dubai where being gay or transgender risks imprisonment, flogging…

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Added on: 11/15/2018
11/15/2018
New research has shown that more than three-quarters of LGBT+ young people have disclosed that anti-LGBT+ bullying is a major source of anxiety in their lives. The new…

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Added on: 11/14/2018
11/12/2018
An ITV News investigation has exposed gay conversion therapy taking place in UK churches, with one pastor comparing society’s acceptance of LGBT+ people to Nazi propaganda. The broadcaster also…

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Added on: 11/14/2018
11/12/2018
Polish president Andrzej Duda has said he would consider issuing a Russian-style “gay propaganda” law that would ban LGBTQ media, literature, and gatherings like Pride. The authoritarian leader told…

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Added on: 11/13/2018
A ‘gay pride’ poppy decorated with LGBT rainbow colours has divided opinion after being shared by Doncaster Pride on Remembrance Sunday. The organisation shared the image –…

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Added on: 11/13/2018
The campers, some clad in combat fatigues, carefully aim their assault rifles. Their instructor offers advice: Don’t think of your target as a human being. So when…

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Added on: 08/20/2018
08/19/2018
LGBTQ+ people in Germany are sweeping Twitter with the hashtag #MeQueer, exposing how difficult life can still be in the country. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex, pansexual…

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Added on: 08/20/2018
08/18/2018
A small 100-people strong, mostly successful LGBT march, was held in the Ukraine under the watchful eyes of the police amid contrasting events elsewhere. Several anti-LGBT marchers…

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Added on: 08/20/2018
08/18/2018
Russian activists announced the first government-permitted Gay Pride march, but less than 24-hours later, local officials said they would not let the event go ahead, even in a town…

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Added on: 08/16/2018
08/15/2018
Germany’s government has approved plans to introduce a third gender on official forms. In November, the highest court in the country ruled in favour of an intersex person and…

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Added on: 08/16/2018
08/15/2018
Austria has rejected the asylum application of an Afghan claiming to be gay because he did not ‘act’ or ‘dress’ like a homosexual, according to a media report. An official in…

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Added on: 08/16/2018
08/16/2018
In a country where anti-gay violence is often excused as unjust provocation, a fatal shooting has raised fresh fears. Simge Avcı loved practical jokes, says her roommate Bahar,…

World Voices

Added on: 07/18/2018
Robert Blackmon
Alturi Project Director
“The government’s threats against civil society are also possibilities to make our work more well known. That is what we are doing.” –Bea Sándor Háttér Society Executive…