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Added on: 07/07/2019
This weekend, as part of one of the most anticipated celebrations of the summer, thousands of people have made the trek to the capital for Pride. But…

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Added on: 07/07/2019
07/06/2019
Thousands turned out on the streets of Madrid Saturday for a Gay Pride parade dedicated this year to pioneers of the LGBT+ cause, amid growing fears of…

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Added on: 07/07/2019
07/05/2019
Taiwan’s recent same-sex marriage legalization may indicate a global trend towards greater LGBT tolerance, especially among developed democracies. South Korea, however, remains an outlier in this trend…

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Added on: 07/06/2019
07/01/2019
Costa Rica’s education minister Edgar Mora resigned on Monday following protests against policies including his support for gender-neutral bathrooms, in a sign the cultural issues that dominated…

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Added on: 07/06/2019
07/01/2019
Government officials and members of the LGBT community met on Thursday to discuss the drafting or revision of laws and policies in order to facilitate their rights….

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Added on: 07/06/2019
07/05/2019
Four newly arrived LGBT Syrian refugees will be able to openly express their sexual identity when they join the Pride celebrations in central London on Saturday. They…

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Added on: 07/06/2019
07/06/2019
Botswana’s government will appeal a high court ruling that decriminalized homosexuality, potentially resuscitating a law that punished gay sex by up to seven years in prison. Last…

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Added on: 07/06/2019
07/05/2019
Dozens of men and a few women in stiletto heels raced through the center of the Spanish capital on Thursday, defying gravity, the heat and attempts by…

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Added on: 07/05/2019
07/05/2019
It was a landmark moment for LGBT rights. When Taiwan passed a law allowing same-sex couples to marry, crowds in Taipei erupted into cheers, chanting: “First in…

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Added on: 07/05/2019
07/05/2019
The UK’s capital is about to host its biggest Pride weekend tomorrow (6 July), but same-sex couples do not have the right to marry in Northern Ireland….

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Added on: 07/05/2019
07/05/2019
André Bellorín has fought a long battle for the body that matches his identity. He has been through two operations, a bitter conflict with his mother and…

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07/02/2019
The UK is ordered to return a gay woman after wrongly deporting her to Uganda. The 25-year-old, who was deported five years ago, was told she could…

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Added on: 07/04/2019
07/03/2019
A 29-year-old activist in Jamaica is vying to become the first openly trans Member of Parliament (MP) to sit in the country’s House of Representatives. Rich Richards…

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Added on: 07/04/2019
07/01/2019
A play in Crimea has created a stir on Russian social media after a video clip emerged of a scene which featured women kissing. The production was…

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Added on: 07/04/2019
07/02/2019
Japan has granted asylum to an LGBT+ refugee on the grounds of homophobic persecution in their home country for the first time. Details including the refugee’s home…

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Added on: 07/03/2019
07/02/2019
Tuesday marks 10 years since India decriminalised gay sex, but it’s unlikely the milestone will be celebrated. That’s because the 2009 lower court ruling was short-lived; overturned…

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Added on: 07/03/2019
07/01/2019
Around 150,000 people took part in the march, 50 years on from the Stonewall riots, with many more watching. The riots, after a police raid on the…

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Added on: 07/03/2019
Homophobic bullying in Myanmar. Rainbow socks in Singapore. A first for trans people in Pakistan. This is a brief roundup of LGBTI news from countries that have…

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Added on: 07/03/2019
07/02/2019
More than 200 companies urged the Supreme Court on Tuesday to apply the nation’s job discrimination laws to sexual orientation and gender identity. In three major civil…

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Added on: 07/03/2019
06/29/2019
A rainbow of colors filled the streets of Skopje on Saturday when North Macedonia held its first gay parade. Demonstrators in the largely conservative Balkan region have…

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Added on: 07/02/2019
The leader of Tunisia’s LGBT community, Shams, has announced plans to run for November presidential elections, first time ever a gay enters a presidential race in the…

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Added on: 07/02/2019
06/28/2019
Friday marked 50 years since protesters fought back against a police raid of New York’s Stonewall Inn and catalyzed the modern gay rights movement. But despite decades…

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Added on: 07/02/2019
06/28/2019
Argentina, which chairs the 40-nation Equal Rights Coalition (ERC) that fights for the human rights of gays and bisexuals, wants Guyanese police to make reporting hate crimes…

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Added on: 07/02/2019
In an unprecedented move, dozens of Turkish opposition-run municipalities celebrated LGBTQ Pride Day on Sunday, triggering rebukes and strongly worded statements from ruling party officials and their…

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Added on: 07/02/2019
When the Storybook Pride Prom for LGBT teens in Jacksonville, Fla., was canceled after online conservative backlash, a local church made sure the story had a happy…

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Added on: 07/01/2019
On a muggy July afternoon in 1999, 15 people gathered at Park Circus Maidan in the heart of Kolkata dressed in bright yellow T-shirts that said Friendship…

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Added on: 07/01/2019
07/01/2019
The transgender community in Pakistan are leading protests after a 19-year-old transgender woman was found “riddled with bullets” beside a river bank. The teenager’s father has been…

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Added on: 07/01/2019
Police in Turkey used tear gas to break up a banned Pride rally calling for rights for gay and transgender people. Several hundred activists had gathered in…

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Added on: 07/01/2019
06/29/2019
Glaad almost died in 2014. After years of fighting homophobic news coverage and working to bring about inclusion in the entertainment industry, the L.G.B.T. advocacy organization found…

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Added on: 06/30/2019
In collaboration with the Arab Foundation for Freedoms and Equality (AFE), Human Rights Watch released a video, Monday, June 24. The footage, published on the Human Rights…