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Added on: 07/16/2022
Gay-friendly researchers are reaching out to LGBTQI community members with the goal of creating an accurate account of what LGBTQI life is like in each of 204…

Global News

Added on: 07/08/2022
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Geneva, July 7, 2022— UNAIDS applauds the ruling of the Antigua and Barbuda High Court of Justice that effectively decriminalises consensual same-sex sexual activity by holding that sections 12 and 15 of the…

Global News

Added on: 06/24/2022
06/23/2022
A coalition of human rights organizations has issued a joint statement urging the United Nations to renew its human rights expert mandate on sexual orientation and gender…

Global News

Added on: 06/18/2022
Transgender cyclists face tougher eligibility rules after the sport’s governing body doubled the period of time before a rider transitioning from male to female can compete. Riders…

World Voices

Added on: 06/12/2022
Jo Moses
Alturi Contributor
Those who leave the Catholic Church for ideological reasons will often fall back on the same sentiments, sentiments that the Church, maybe even organized religion as a…

Global News

Added on: 06/09/2022
In just over three months since Russia began its full-scale invasion, nearly seven million people have fled Ukraine as refugees. The vast majority are Ukrainian women and children…

Global News

Added on: 06/03/2022
06/02/2022
June 2 (Reuters) – Kuwait’s Foreign Ministry on Thursday summoned the United States Embassy’s acting charge d’affaires over tweets the embassy published that “support homosexuality”, the ministry…

Global News

Added on: 05/27/2022
BERLIN — As mysterious cases of a rare and ominously named virus began surfacing in Europe, Germany’s disease-control center quickly told people to be on the lookout. In a May…

Global News

Added on: 04/22/2022
Almost half of the world’s 71 countries that have anti-LGBT laws are nations where a majority of the citizens are Muslims. By comparison, Christian-majority countries account for slightly…

Global News

Added on: 04/14/2022
The U.N. Development Program has lauded the government of Angola for its efforts to protect LGBTQ rights. Speaking on Monday at the opening ceremony of the See…

Global News

Added on: 04/10/2022
The World Health Organization said on Tuesday it will supply thousands of doses of life-saving antiretroviral drugs to Ukraine to cover the needs of HIV patients in…

Global News

Added on: 04/01/2022
04/01/2022
Fans at the World Cup in Qatar may have rainbow flags confiscated by security in order to “protect” them against perceptions they are “insulting” the society, a…

Global News

Added on: 02/20/2022
2/18/22
Freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy, an advocate for LGBT+ rights, said on Saturday the International Olympic Committee (IOC) should take a host nation’s stance on human rights issues…

Global News

Added on: 02/19/2022
Some 69 States around the world currently criminalise homosexual relations between consenting adults. This means that in just this one area of human rights violations, two billion…

Global News

Added on: 02/13/2022
Religious studies scholar David Tonghou Ngong recently made the argument on the Africa is a Country website that the roots of African homophobia might be found in…

Global News

Added on: 02/12/2022
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…

Global News

Added on: 02/06/2022
The 2022 Winter Olympics kicked off its razzlin’, dazzlin’, flipplin’, slidin’ 16-day event with a fireworks-heavy opening ceremony this morning in Beijing, and if you’re anything like…

Global News

Added on: 01/15/2022
Defining bisexuality is easy. But bi culture? That may be harder to distill in a single sentence. Many have tried, with listicles on things that are “definitely…

Global News

Added on: 12/30/2021
The year started out on a hopeful note. The world was looking forward to getting past a dark period in America’s leadership and the global COVID-19 pandemic….

Global News

Added on: 12/28/2021
12/27/2021
A Jordanian LGBTQI+ ‘rights defender’ and refugee on their way to Australia has been detained in Lebanon. According to Amnesty International Australia, AOA, a 25-year-old lesbian, non-binary…

Global News

Added on: 12/14/2021
12/13/2021
A Vatican department has apologised for “causing pain to the entire LGBTQ community” by removing from its website a link to resource material from a Catholic gay…

Global News

Added on: 11/19/2021
We, the undersigned Russian and international human rights organization condemn the escalating attacks against Russian LGBT Network, its leadership and partners. We call on the Russian authorities…

Global News

Added on: 11/18/2021
11/17/2021
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Aiming to help sports write eligibility rules for transgender athletes, the IOC published advice Tuesday shifting the focus from individual testosterone levels and…

Global News

Added on: 11/17/2021
11/16/2021
A gay canon and other LGBT+ members of the Church of England have staged a demonstration at a meeting of the General Synod to show solidarity with…

Global News

Added on: 10/22/2021
10/18/2021
NEW YORK/PIETERMARITZBURG, South Africa, Oct 18 (Openly) – South African domestic worker Mabuyi Dlamini always dreaded the bumpy, day-long minibus journey she had to make each month…

Global News

Added on: 10/22/2021
10/21/2021
October is LGBTQ History Month, a 31-day celebration to honor lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer achievement and influence on the world and a time to learn…

Global News

Added on: 10/10/2021
10/8/21
British Olympic diver Tom Daley said that he will make it his “mission” to stop countries where homosexuality is punishable by death from competing in the Olympics….

Global News

Added on: 09/11/2021
By the time I have my last day at the end of this week, I will have served as executive director of OutRight Action International for nine…

Global News

Added on: 08/08/2021
8/8/21
As the torch goes out at Japan National Stadium in Meiji-Jingu Park, the end has arrived for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games— dubbed “the rainbow Olympics” by…

Global News

Added on: 08/08/2021
The US says children born abroad using assisted reproductive technology can now qualify for citizenship, in a move seen as a win for same-sex couples. To be…