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Added on: 03/18/2019
What many consider the first gay-pride march ever held in Central Asia has unleashed a storm of controversy in Kyrgyzstan, with threats of violence against participants, counterprotests,…

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Added on: 03/18/2019
03/13/2019
Germany has begun offering compensation to men who faced criminal investigations under historical anti-gay laws. The country extended compensation for LGBT+ people who faced oppression under authorities…

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Added on: 03/18/2019
03/16/2019
The leader of Poland’s right-wing ruling party used hostile language Saturday while speaking against rights for LGBT persons, a subject that has risen to prominence in his…

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Added on: 03/17/2019
03/15/2019
From the 1950s to mid-1990s, thousands of LGBT members of RCMP, the Canadian Armed Forces, and Federal Public Services were weeded out through an unspoken policy known…

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Added on: 03/17/2019
An activist youth arts festival in Komsomolsk-on-Amur in the Russian Far East has been cancelled after authorities raised concerns that it was promoting an LGBT agenda, apparently…

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Added on: 03/17/2019
Gambia is accounting for its past. Two years after the end of Yahya Jammeh’s brutal 23-year rule, the country’s Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission is under way….

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Added on: 03/17/2019
Malaysia probably saw its first pro-LGBT march in the country but it has more than that to worry about with a surge in ‘religious’ attacks online Last…

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Added on: 03/16/2019
03/15/2019
Poland’s ruling nationalist party aims to stem a decline in its popularity ahead of two key elections this year with warnings that opposition support for LGBT education…

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Added on: 03/16/2019
When the proudly homophobic President Jair Bolsonaro took office in January, LGBT community members were worried their rights would be taken away. Two months later, watchdog groups…

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Added on: 03/16/2019
03/15/2019
A coalition of LGBT rights groups yesterday urged Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) Legislator Lai Shyh-bao to withdraw his draft bill on same-sex families, which they said could…

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Added on: 03/15/2019
In Nigeria, many LGBTI persons grow anxious as they get older and confront pressures from their families and society to get married. They can’t simply marry the…

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Added on: 03/15/2019
03/12/2019
Fr. Maickel Prasing, the Dutch priest who launched an online petition for a rainbow crossing to be placed in front of the Catholic Basilica of Oudenbosch, Brabant,…

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Added on: 03/14/2019
03/14/2019
Botswana’s High Court will hear on Thursday a case challenging the decriminalization of homosexual intercourse, offering campaigners a rare chance to argue for lesbian, gay, bisexual and…

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Added on: 03/14/2019
Edimilson Silva wears tight jeans, sparkly jewellery and sometimes lipstick – outfits that in neighbouring countries could get him harassed, jailed or even killed. But in his…

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Added on: 03/14/2019
03/13/2019
India’s commercial hub, Mumbai has its first-ever transgender candidate for upcoming parliament elections. Sneha Kale announced she would contest the north-central constituency as an independent candidate this…

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Added on: 03/14/2019
03/12/2019
Thailand is advancing same-sex partnership legislation. And one of the nation’s biggest industries, tourism, is paying close attention. Amid an election campaign, a measure that would give…

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Added on: 03/14/2019
In the Caribbean, anti-gay slurs are less acceptable than they used to be. A star West Indies cricketer learned that the hard way last month. Umpires imposed…

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Added on: 03/13/2019
An outburst by a Malaysian minister who criticised a feminist rally attended by gay rights campaigners is the latest sign the government is reneging on pre-election vows…

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Added on: 03/13/2019
Poland’s ruling Law and Justice Party (PiS) has launched an attack on gay rights as part of its election strategy ahead of European elections in May and…

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Added on: 03/13/2019
Two police officers were arrested Tuesday in the killing of Rio city councilor and black gay rights activist Marielle Franco, prosecutors said, almost a year to the…

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Added on: 03/12/2019
19-year-old Malak al-Kashef, who recently had sex reassignment surgery, has not been heard from ever since she was taken by the Egyptian national security at the early…

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Added on: 03/12/2019
American contestant Jazell Barbie Royale was crowned “Miss International Queen” in Thailand on Friday at a beauty pageant for transgender women, becoming the first person of colour…

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Added on: 03/12/2019
03/08/2019
A South African court has overturned a decision by the Dutch Reformed Church not to recognise same-sex unions. The Gauteng High Court in Pretoria scrapped the church’s…

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Added on: 03/12/2019
03/09/2019
Donald Trump has invited Brazil’s anti-LGBT president Jair Bolsonaro to the White House. The far-right Brazilian leader, who holds extreme anti-LGBT beliefs, will meet with Trump at…

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Added on: 03/12/2019
03/07/2019
In 1971, gay couple Michael McConnell and Jack Baker applied for a marriage license from Blue Earth County, Minnesota. The clerk, not realizing one of the individuals…

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Added on: 03/11/2019
03/08/2019
Today is International Women’s Day #IWD2019: We celebrate and stand in solidarity with all women, noting their tenacity and fortitude, especially those who courageously survive violence and…

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Added on: 03/11/2019
03/10/2019
A Malaysian minister has decried the presence of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) groups at a march celebrating International Women’s Day on Saturday, calling it “a…

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Added on: 03/11/2019
03/07/2019
Queer women in Russia’s North Caucasus face attempts to ‘cure’ them, beatings, rape, forced marriages, and murder, according to a recent report interviewing a number of queer…

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Added on: 03/11/2019
03/08/2019
A 23-year-old Italian woman has spoken out about the years of sexual assault she suffered at the hands of her father, who attempted to “correct” her sexuality….

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Added on: 03/10/2019
Equality Florida, the only statewide LGBT rights group, is sounding an alarm over HB 3, which could threaten local LGBT rights protections if passed. “So House Bill…