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Added on: 04/18/2019
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A drag collective have announced their event with Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council has been cancelled due to ‘age appropriateness’. Glitter Hole had arranged to read children’s…

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Added on: 04/17/2019
04/16/2019
Malaysian LGBT+ rights activist Numan Afifi is being questioned by police over a speech highlighting discrimination against the queer and trans community. Afifi, who founded a LGBT+…

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Added on: 04/17/2019
04/15/2019
In the first oral argument of an unprecedented trial challenging the constitutionality of Japan’s same-sex marriage ban, LGBT couples spoke Monday of their experiences, aiming to highlight…

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Added on: 04/17/2019
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A new dollar coin designed to commemorate 50 years of homosexual rights has sparked a dual backlash — from both members of Canada’s LGBT community and from…

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Added on: 04/17/2019
04/16/2019
Susel Paredes often finds herself in dangerous situations, donning a bulletproof vest to lead high-profile police operations and breaking up cartels of street vendors in one of…

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Added on: 04/16/2019
04/15/2019
Fifteen LGBT Syrian refugees, living in Turkey, launched a legal claim against the UK Home Office on Monday. The group claim the British government has abandoned them…

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Added on: 04/16/2019
04/15/2019
The Chinese microblogging website Sina Weibo has reportedly been removing posts and comments with the hashtag #les. The ban on the term, which is short for lesbian,…

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Added on: 04/16/2019
In 2014, the Health Promotion Board (HPB) published a set of FAQs on youth sexuality and received backlash for being affirming of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender…

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Added on: 04/16/2019
04/14/2019
Baby boomer LGBTQI people in care homes are “de-gaying” themselves to hide their sexual or gender identity for fear of bullying and discrimination from staff and other…

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Added on: 04/16/2019
It was supposed to be a harmless liaison, starting as it sometimes did: an attractive profile on a gay site, a few messages about nothing much at…

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Added on: 04/15/2019
04/12/2019
OutSaskatoon says $1.1 million in new federal funding to provide support for LGBT people, particularly youth, who are survivors of gender-based violence will help the organization make…

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Added on: 04/15/2019
04/11/2019
The rule of law operates in Armenia, and all citizens have the same rights and obligations, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said during PACE spring session. His…

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Added on: 04/15/2019
When more than 100 members of Congress raised worries in 2014 over plans to include Brunei in a sweeping Pacific trade deal, envoys from the tiny sultanate…

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Added on: 04/15/2019
For transgender people in the U.S. military, April is shaping up to be a bittersweet month. But mostly bitter. Just a few days before the implementation of…

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Added on: 04/15/2019
Brandon Coward, who attacked Barbadian trans woman Alexa Hoffmann with a meat cleaver on February 18, 2018, was today convicted in the Oistins Magistrates Court by Magistrate…

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Added on: 04/14/2019
04/12/2019
A Turkish professor has said homosexuality is a “secret service plot” employed by unnamed actors against countries that are seen as a threat, news website T24 reported…

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Added on: 04/14/2019
04/12/2019
Anti LGBT+ protesters descended on a hotel yesterday (April 11) in Kiev, Ukraine where the European Lesbian Conference (ELC) was due to kick off. Dozens of protesters…

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Added on: 04/14/2019
04/10/2019
The NRL has slammed the door shut on offering a career lifeline to under-fire cross-code star Israel Folau. Folau is set to be sacked by the Australian…

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Added on: 04/14/2019
04/10/2019
Tasmania made it optional to list gender on birth certificates on Wednesday, a move criticised by the Australian island’s leader and Christian activists who fear it would…

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Added on: 04/14/2019
04/11/2019
The cancellation of an LGBT Pride festival in Edmonton, Canada is both shocking and cause for concern. It comes in the same year that Pride festivals around…

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Added on: 04/13/2019
04/13/2019
Israel’s elections on Tuesday resulted in what will likely be a fifth term for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu – but there were a number of firsts as…

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Added on: 04/13/2019
04/13/2019
Folade Mutota, executive director for the Women’s Institute for Alternative Development today said taunting about sex and gender was the most prevalent form of sexual harassment reported…

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Added on: 04/13/2019
04/12/2019
When the news broke that Rep. Bella Abzug had introduced a bill to protect lesbian and gay people from discrimination to Congress, David Mixner cut out the…

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Added on: 04/13/2019
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On April 18, 2016, Max walked down the hall at his high school in Bremen, a midsize city in Northern Germany. He opened the glass door of…

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Added on: 04/13/2019
04/12/2019
Rugby Australia have announced they plan to terminate Israel Folau’s contract following his anti-LGBT comments on social media. The devout Christian posted a message on his Instagram…

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Added on: 04/12/2019
04/12/2019
People having their sexual orientation or gender identity revealed without their consent has become a deepening problem in Japan, a country known for its culture in which…

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Added on: 04/12/2019
The United Nations, European Union, and local rights groups have expressed concerns about “hate speech” directed toward Armenia’s LGBT community following reports of death threats against a…

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Added on: 04/12/2019
04/11/2019
LGBTI rights activist Harish Iyer announced this week he would be joining one of India’s major political parties, the Indian National Congress (INC). Iyer was looking forward…

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Added on: 04/12/2019
04/08/2019
“As long as we are in government – Fiji will not allow same-sex marriage.” This is the statement from Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama while opening the Raralevu…

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Added on: 04/10/2019
04/09/2019
Japan’s first transgender prefectural assembly member has been elected in local elections here on April 7. The new member, Ayako Fuchigami, was designated male at birth and…