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Added on: 09/17/2022
San Francisco’s GLBT Historical Society Museum welcomed Taiga Ishikawa, Japan’s first gay member of parliament, during his recent visit to San Francisco. Ishikawa, 48, is Japan’s highest-ranking…

Global News

Added on: 09/17/2022
09/16/2022
Organizers of European LGBTQ events in Belgrade this week said Friday they will hold a planned Pride march on the streets of the Serbian capital despite a…

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Added on: 09/15/2022
09/15/2022
The EuroPride was launched on September 12. Its opening passed without incidents, RFERL reports. However, on Tuesday, the Serbian authorities officially banned the event. The Pride Parade,…

Global News

Added on: 09/09/2022
LONDON, Sept 8 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Queen Elizabeth’s 70-year reign saw a wave Commonwealth countries remove laws criminalising gay sex, most of which were introduced when…

Global News

Added on: 09/08/2022
In the last three decades, protections for LGBT people’s rights have advanced rapidly in many countries and regions. However, rising populist authoritarianism poses a significant threat to…

World Voices

Added on: 08/29/2022
Alturi Project Strategist
Pasado Creo que el arte puede ser la respuesta del artista a la realidad y al tiempo que nos rodea. Creo que mi trabajo surgió como una…

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Added on: 08/13/2022
A White House adviser and his partner have called on the United Nations to move a key climate change summit from Egypt due to the country’s treatment…

Global News

Added on: 08/12/2022
08/12/2022
An international LGBT gathering in Taiwan was cancelled Friday after global organisers demanded the self-ruling island’s name be removed from the 2025 event — a move slammed…

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Added on: 08/12/2022
08/10/2022
Jessica Stern, a special envoy of the US, will embark on a 8-day trip to India and Nepal in order to promote the human rights of the…

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Added on: 08/07/2022
08/06/2022
French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne announced Thursday that France would appoint an ambassador for LGBTQ rights. The government would charge the new LGBTQ Ambassador with advocating for…

Global News

Added on: 07/28/2022
07/27/2022
LONDON, July 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) — When Louis, a 29-year-old gay man, realised he had caught something “nasty”, the doctor initially thought it was herpes. His…

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Added on: 07/25/2022
The chief of the World Health Organization said the expanding monkeypox outbreak in more than 70 countries is an “extraordinary” situation that now qualifies as a global…

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Added on: 07/17/2022
07/15/2022
A White House adviser and his partner have called on the United Nations to move a key climate change summit from Egypt due to the country’s treatment…

Global News

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…