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Added on: 06/23/2024
06/22/2024
The U.S. Ambassador to Hungary hasn’t exactly been embraced by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s government. But now, it seems, things are getting petty. David Pressman, a gay…

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Added on: 06/22/2024
The number of nations with laws against gay sex has fallen to 64, continuing the slow, decades-long progress toward recognition of the human rights of LGBTQ+ people….

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Added on: 06/19/2024
06/19/2024
Dayling Ramírez says that each day that passes is a challenge to overcome because, despite having survived the persecution of the Mara Salvatrucha gang and the abuses…

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Added on: 06/07/2024
06/06/2024
Bawumia, the New Patriotic Party’s presidential candidate, has said he will not tolerate LGBTQ+ activities if elected, because they conflict with the Ghana’s values. Ghana’s presidential elections on 7…

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Added on: 06/07/2024
06/06/2024
As countries around the globe mark Pride month, the plight of members of the LGBTQ+ community around the world continues to worsen. Gay, lesbian and trans people…

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Added on: 06/06/2024
06/05/2024
Pride month is a time for protest and celebration, one when the LGBTQ+ community unite under the rainbow banner or their chosen Pride flag. From the bisexual Pride…

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Added on: 05/31/2024
In April, Dominica became the latest country to decriminalize consensual same-sex conduct. A local court ruled that provisions banning “buggery” and “serious indecency,” understood to criminalize gay sex, were unconstitutional. The…

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Added on: 05/31/2024
05/30/2024
The LGBTQ community faces “relentless opposition” across the globe despite some progress, said a report published on Thursday by an international advocacy group, with one-third of the…

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Added on: 05/30/2024
05/30/2024
A long-standing US anti-pornography campaigning group has advised, promoted and endorsed anti-LGBTQ+ activists and politicians in Uganda, including a governing party member who endorsed anti-LGBTQ+ laws by…

Alturi Blog

Added on: 05/29/2024
James Hunt
Alturi Contributor
Many studies carried out in the past several years have begun to note the correlation between disability and those who identify as queer. Whether this is a…

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Added on: 05/26/2024
05/25/2024
Listen, we’re big fans of underrated and lesser-known LGBTQ+ fictional characters here at Them, but we have to be the bearer of bad news: despite what Google’s…

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Added on: 05/25/2024
LGBTQ human rights protectors were the most targeted groups of those fighting for equality, according to a new report from Front Line Defenders. Advocates for LGBTQ rights…

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Added on: 05/19/2024
05/18/2024
Several events were held across South Africa this week to commemorate the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia (IDAHOBIT), under the 2024 theme of “No one…

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Added on: 05/19/2024
05/18/2024
The U.S. State Department on Friday issued a worldwide caution security alert, saying it is aware of increased potential for foreign terrorist organization-inspired violence against LGBTQ+ people…

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Added on: 05/17/2024
05/16/2024
GENEVA (16 May 2024) – Systemic discrimination and violence based on sexual orientation and gender identity are still affecting many people across the world, a group of…

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Added on: 05/05/2024
A group of 20 LGBT organisations have asked the UN to revoke the status of Britain’s Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC). A 19-page submission to the…

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Added on: 04/26/2024
04/26/2024
In August of 2005 when Hurricane Katrina made landfall in Louisiana and Mississippi, the combination of torrential rain and flawed infrastructure proved deadly. More than 1,800 people…

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Added on: 04/12/2024
04/11/2024
The Vatican has issued a new document rejecting the concept of changing one’s biological sex — a setback for transgender people who had hoped Pope Francis might be…

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Added on: 04/05/2024
The United Nations Human Rights Council has passed its first ever resolution affirming the rights of intersex people, signaling growing international resolve to address rights violations experienced…

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Added on: 03/28/2024
03/27/2024
WASHINGTON | The U.S. National Security Council met with Ugandan LGBTQ rights activist Frank Mugisha on Monday, according to a spokesperson who reaffirmed America’s opposition to civil…

Global News

Added on: 03/22/2024
A niche policy rider that House Republicans tucked into text for the final appropriations legislation has fanned culture war flames heading into a critical vote on Friday. Among the provisions included…

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Added on: 03/17/2024
03/16/2024
Former Ghanaian Ambassador to Serbia and Montenegro, Dr Nyaho Nyaho-Tamakloe, has accused the Ambassador of the United States of America to Ghana, Virginia Palmer, of interfering in…

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Added on: 03/10/2024
The United States has expanded the number of Ugandan officials who are denied visas because of their anti-LGBTQ stance. The Guardian reported: US denies visa to Ugandan…

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Added on: 03/07/2024
03/06/2024
The Ugandan MP Sarah Achieng Opendi, who called for homosexuals to be castrated during a parliamentary debate on the world’s harshest anti-LGBTQ+ laws has been denied a visa to attend…

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Added on: 02/18/2024
02/17/2024
After Greece voted to legalise same-sex marriage this week, you may be wondering which countries across the world also have marriage equality. Luckily, the Human Rights Campaign…

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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: 01/28/2024
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: 01/26/2024
01/25/2024
The US swimmer Lia Thomas, who rose to global prominence by becoming the first transgender athlete to win a NCAA college title, is taking legal action in…

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Added on: 01/26/2024
Facing stiff criticism from Western countries for its harsh new anti-gay law, Uganda has taken on a three-year chairmanship of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), a global body of…

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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”…