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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: 11/29/2022
Transsexuals may not change their names in Venezuela, where soldiers are imprisoned if they openly express their homosexuality and neither the constitution, the laws not protests have…

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Added on: 11/22/2022
11/21/2022
To say that 2019 was a life-changing year for Noah Scheffel is an understatement. That year, the Brazilian technologist had been impacted by transphobic attitudes in his…

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Added on: 11/21/2022
11/20/2022
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Fabu Olmedo is so nervous about clubs and restaurants in Paraguay that before a night out she often contacts one to make sure…

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Added on: 11/20/2022
Fabu Olmedo is so nervous about clubs and restaurants in Paraguay that before a night out she often contacts one to make sure that she’ll be let…

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Added on: 11/16/2022
11/15/2022
I’m a 20-year-old woman living in a town called Guatire, not far from Venezuela’s capital city, Caracas. Gay sex was legalised here in 1997, but Venezuela is…

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Added on: 10/30/2022
10/28/2022
LGBTQ+ Brazilians fear that a win for incumbent President Jair Bolsonaro in Sunday’s runoff election could lead to a rollback of their rights. The vote in South…

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Added on: 10/26/2022
10/25/2022
Shane Cienfuegos, the first non-binary person to receive a gender-neutral identity document in Chile, says they feel a “great weight” of responsibility despite their victory over centuries…

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Added on: 10/25/2022
10/24/2022
Wearing a rainbow T-shirt and earrings, Ona Ruda struts confidently through the Arena Fonte Nova football stadium, home to his beloved Bahia team and one of Brazil’s…

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Added on: 10/18/2022
10/17/2022
Acclaimed Brazilian filmmaker and activist Fernando Grostein Andrade speaks truth and love to power in his newly released documentary Breaking Myths. Widely known for his acclaimed work…

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Added on: 10/07/2022
10/06/2022
Erika Hilton, a 29-year-old Sao Paulo city council member, just made history as one of the first two transgender lawmakers elected this week to Brazil’s Congress. But…

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Added on: 09/30/2022
09/28/2022
No one does political rags to riches stories quite like Brazil, but even in a nation where the most celebrated president in decades once shined shoes to…

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Added on: 09/23/2022
At her campaign headquarters, Brazilian congressional hopeful Duda Salabert gently lays out the newspaper clippings sent to her in August. Her photo is on many of the…

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Added on: 09/09/2022
09/07/2022
President Jair Bolsonaro calls Brazil’s bicentennial Wednesday a chance to celebrate the nation’s proud history, but critics say he has transformed what should be a day of…

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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…

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Added on: 09/02/2022
09/01/2022
LIMA, Sept 1 (Reuters) – Peruvian prosecutors have opened an investigation for alleged torture over the death in Indonesia last month of a trans Peruvian man who…

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Added on: 09/02/2022
08/31/2022
Venezuela’s National Electoral Council (CNE) has received a petition to record the name of the first-ever LGBTIQ+ community party, it was reported in Caracas. The movement founders chose…

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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: 08/28/2022
08/26/2022
Indonesian police on Thursday denied accusations of violence from the family of a Harvard University transgender activist who died after being arrested on his honeymoon on the…

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Added on: 08/07/2022
LGBTIQ+ skiers drenched the Andean slopes nestling this ski resort with rainbow colors on Friday at the opening of the first gay skiing event in Chile. Dozens…

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Added on: 08/04/2022
08/02/2022
On Tuesday (2 August), bishops of the Anglican Communion from across the globe held a confidential discussion on sexuality and human dignity. The once-a-decade Lambeth Conference, which brings…

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Added on: 08/03/2022
08/02/2022
Hundreds of same-sex couples staged a ‘kiss-a-thon’ in a park in Bogotá, Colombia after a gay couple was attacked there. Santiago Maldonado and Jorge Esteban Farías were…

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Added on: 07/26/2022
07/25/2022
Authorities in Buenos Aires are being sued after banning gender-neutral language from being taught in schools. Local officials were collectively taken to court by political groups after…

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Added on: 07/24/2022
Alturi Project Strategist
Past I believe art can be the artist’s response to the reality and time surrounding us. I think my work emerged as a voice as I grew…

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Added on: 07/15/2022
07/15/2022
Brazilian actor Johnny Massaro recently came out as gay at the premiere of his new film, The First Fallen. The film is about the first year of the AIDS…

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Added on: 07/01/2022
06/30/2022
The world is at an inflection point for LBGTQ rights, as a mixture of opportunities and crises converge, according to an assessment from one of the world’s…

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Added on: 06/24/2022
Caracas, Jun 23 (EFE).- Francisco Machado brings a great deal of passion to his role as a doctor, but he is equally dedicated and enthusiastic when putting…

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Added on: 06/01/2022
More than 12 million people live in the Francophone Caribbean, from the independent nation of Haiti to the French territories of Guadeloupe, Martinique, St. Martin, St. Barthélemy,…

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Added on: 05/19/2022
05/17/2022
SANTIAGO, May 17 (Openly) – It was meant to be an open-air museum dedicated to Chile’s LGBTQ+ community, but days after the 40-meter (131-foot) mural was completed,…

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Added on: 05/14/2022
5/13/22
Director of Empowering Queers using Artistic Learning (EQUAL) Anil Persaud has issued a call for members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community to play…