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Added on: 06/09/2023
06/08/2023
A standoff has emerged over a reference to discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity in the budget of the International Labour Organization, pitting…

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Added on: 06/05/2023
06/05/2023
Uganda enacted one of the harshest anti-gay laws in the world last week, a bill known as the Anti-Homosexuality Act of 2023. It imposes a life sentence…

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Added on: 06/05/2023
06/01/2023
Nearly 1 in 10 adults across 30 countries identify as LGBTQ, according to a new global survey, but that number tells only part of the story. Age…

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Added on: 06/05/2023
06/03/2023
The share of people worldwide who say their area is a good place for gay or lesbian people to live doubled from 25% to 50% over 10…

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Added on: 06/01/2023
05/31/2023
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: 05/14/2023
05/13/2023
Abusive rhetoric by politicians, the media, and social commentators has trickled down to produce increasingly abusive and hateful speech against LGBT persons in the United Kingdom (UK),…

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Added on: 04/09/2023
Uganda’s parliament recently week approved a law making it a crime for individuals to identify as LGBTQ+. The bill also provides the government with extensive powers to…

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Added on: 03/16/2023
03/15/2023
The annual gala of A Wider Bridge, a Jewish LGBTQ group, had all the trappings of a festive event: Guests arrived in cocktail attire finery — one…

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Added on: 02/28/2023
Australia’s first dedicated fund to promote international LGBTQ rights will be created in a federal government move hailed by equality advocates as a groundbreaking step to reduce…

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Added on: 02/16/2023
After the Chinese government reversed its draconian “Zero Covid” policy and fully lifted pandemic restrictions, it is now beaming a new message into Europe: China is open…

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Added on: 01/03/2023
12/29/2022
Progress for the world’s LGBTQ+ people has not been evenly spread in 2022, with some countries marking new milestones and others rolling back rights. In wins, Singapore,…

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Added on: 01/01/2023
12/31/2022
The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) adds new words into the dictionary that were used in order to keep up with the ever-evolving English language. For 2022, they…

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Added on: 12/31/2022
12/30/2022
Protests by Western activists at the FIFA World Cup may have backfired and sparked a backlash against gay. lesbian and queer communities in Qatar, critics say. Early…

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Added on: 12/30/2022
12/29/2022
The head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, during a direct line broadcast for the first time in English and Arabic, addressed the Arab world and all Muslims with…

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Added on: 12/28/2022
During the past year, the world has witnessed slow progress toward full recognition of the human rights of LGBTQ people, though many nations remain obstinate in their…

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Added on: 12/24/2022
The LGBTQ rights group ADHEOS is seeking to block a sportscaster and former Tunisian official from traveling in Europe because of his violently homophobic comments on a…

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Added on: 12/23/2022
12/22/2022
Travel brought Rachel Davey and Martina Sebova together. Almost 15 years ago, the two women met on a 49-day overland tour of Europe. Rachel, from Victoria, was…

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Added on: 12/17/2022
12/16/2022
One of the UN’s leading voices on gender identity and LGBTQ+ rights has endorsed Scotland’s Gender Recognition Act reforms, which will be voted on next week. Victor…

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Added on: 12/16/2022
12/15/2022
We’re well into a new decade, but equality for LGBTQ people around the world continues to not be a given. In fact, being part of the LGBTQ…

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Added on: 12/12/2022
12/11/2022
United States Ambassador to Ghana, Virginia Palmer has advised Ghanaians and their representatives in Parliament to respect international obligations and Domestic laws which centre on the need…

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Added on: 12/11/2022
12/10/2022
Friction has been simmering within the global Anglican Communion for many years over its 42 provinces’ sharp differences on whether to recognise same-sex marriage and ordain LGBTQ…

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Added on: 12/03/2022
12/02/2022
Having been referred to as Qatar’s first person to come out publicly as gay, Dr. Nasser Mohamed thought having the World Cup on his home soil was…

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Added on: 12/01/2022
11/30/2022
A man ran onto the pitch during Monday’s World Cup group-stage match between Portugal and Uruguay, holding up a rainbow flag to protest Qatar’s anti-LGBT laws. The…

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Added on: 11/26/2022
Aside from the competition for the World Cup title, one of the most hotly contested issues in the tournament in Qatar is over rainbow colors. In the…

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Added on: 11/20/2022
11/19/2022
The Fifa president, Gianni Infantino, has accused critics of Qatar’s human rights record of staggering hypocrisy and racism in a bizarre and incendiary attack on the eve…

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Added on: 11/13/2022
11/12/2022
Hate speech surged during the first week of Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s ownership of Twitter, according to a new report released by the Center for Countering Digital…

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Added on: 11/12/2022
11/11/2022
A major fight broke out in the UN General Assembly Third Committee this week that pitted traditional countries over against powerful Western governments on the questions of…

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Added on: 11/10/2022
11/09/2022
Pressure on French football. A group of associations and personalities have called on the France team and national authorities to denounce the violations of the rights of…

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Added on: 11/10/2022
11/09/2022
Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter has sent a shockwave through social media and the LGBTQ+ community. Bloomberg reports the world’s richest man has ordered a review of the…

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Added on: 10/28/2022
10/28/2022
The United Nations said on Friday that it was “deeply concerened” by moves of Russian legislature to toughen up the notorious ‘LGBTQ propaganda’ law. The UN has…