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Added on: 11/30/2018
11/28/2018
Russia and some former Soviet Union countries risk developing out-of-control HIV epidemics, experts said on Wednesday, after data showed a record number of new cases last year….

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Added on: 11/30/2018
11/28/2018
Transgender people 14-years-old and older in Chile will now be legally allowed to change their gender marker on official documents thanks to a bill signed into law…

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Added on: 11/29/2018
11/28/2018
This weekend, voters turned out against marriage equality in a series of referendums that were meant to decide how Taiwan would implement a 2017 court ruling. Now, according…

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Added on: 11/29/2018
11/28/2018
Over the past 20 years, the Supreme Court has established basic rights for gays and lesbians — the right to marry the person you love regardless of sex…

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Added on: 11/29/2018
11/28/2018
Ahead of World AIDS Day this week, some of the Philippines’ hottest online personalities are encouraging the LGBT community to test for HIV. Influencers in the capital,…

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Added on: 11/29/2018
Police in Russia reportedly confiscated 17 pictures painted by school kids for a UN “International Day of Tolerance,” one of which showed people of the same sex together. Police…

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Added on: 11/29/2018
HIV and Aids infection rates are rising among elderly Chinese, due to a lack of understanding about safe sex and a reluctance to discuss it with doctors,…

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Added on: 11/28/2018
11/27/2018
Zimbabwean referee Raymond Mashamba, 30, knew from the time he was 14-years-old that he was gay but managed to keep his sexuality a secret because of societal…

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Added on: 11/28/2018
Growing up as a transgender woman in Singapore, Sheila says she lived in fear of her parents “finding out who she is. As a result of me trying to…

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Added on: 11/28/2018
11/27/2018
Since opening its doors in 1972 in Los Angeles, Beth Chayim Chadashim (BCC), which means “house of new life,” has offered a Reform, progressive space for LGBT…

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Added on: 11/28/2018
11/27/2018
The Prime Minister visited Belfast, Northern Ireland, on Tuesday as part of a UK-wide charm offensive in order to win support for her Brexit deal. However, her…

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Added on: 11/28/2018
11/27/2018
A gay man is speaking out after suffering torture in a Chechnya concentration camp. Maxim Lapunov was one of the first victims of the ‘gay purge‘ in…

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Added on: 11/27/2018
Yes. It is discouraging to see the LGBT community in Taiwan lose its reference battle on the passing of same-sex marriage laws (“Taiwan’s image as LGBT beacon…

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Added on: 11/27/2018
Liberal senators have refused to agree to the protection of LGBT students from discrimination unless the current legal exemptions are replaced by other protections for religious freedom….

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Added on: 11/27/2018
11/27/2018
It’s a warm afternoon in St. Petersburg, a crowd of shoppers fills the streets of Nevskiy Prospekt, the city’s main shopping street. None of the passersby seem…

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Added on: 11/27/2018
11/24/2018
Thailand’s move to be the first country in Asia to recognize same-sex unions has come under fire from LGBTI rights groups. Advocacy campaigners say that the move to recognize same-sex…

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Added on: 11/26/2018
11/25/2018
With happy faces and bodies swaying to drum beats, rainbow revellers took over the heart of Delhi and celebrated ‘pride’ and their newfound independence, two months after…

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Added on: 11/26/2018
11/26/2018
A pro-LGBT rights group is demanding that the Central Election Commission investigate allegations of irregularities in the voting process surrounding last Saturday’s referendums. According to a statement published by…

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Added on: 11/26/2018
11/24/2018
After the Trump administration asked the supreme court to issue an unusually quick ruling on the Pentagon’s policy of restricting military service by transgender people, critics said the request…

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Added on: 11/25/2018
11/24/2018
Two members of staff at an LGBT+ organisation in Mombasa, Kenya, were arrested after police received a “tip off” about gay-related activities in the area. Police raided the…

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Added on: 11/25/2018
11/24/2018
Rugby players from across the globe rallied behind hate-crime victim Gareth Thomas as part of the Rainbow Laces campaign. World champions New Zealand and USA followed the…

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Added on: 11/25/2018
On the evening of Tuesday, November 20, 2018, I held the first candlelight vigil in Barbados for Trans and Gender Non-Conforming lives lost to transphobic and gender-based…

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Added on: 11/25/2018
11/25/2018
Coming out can be challenging for young people across the globe – but in Italy many young Catholics are struggling with negative attitudes from both their communities…

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Added on: 11/25/2018
11/24/2018
Voters in Taiwan have rejected same-sex marriage in a referendum, a setback to LGBT couples hoping their island will be the first country in Asia to let same-sex couples…

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Added on: 11/24/2018
11/23/2018
A key referendum in Taiwan has the potential to roll back same sex-marriage and jeopardize international athletic competition. Conservatives and pro-independence groups are using referendums to push…

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Added on: 11/24/2018
11/22/2018
As Taiwan gears up to vote on same-sex marriage on Saturday (Nov. 24), its LGBT community has been battling a flood of misinformation proliferating across social media…

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Added on: 11/24/2018
Shh…Diam!, a four-member punk group is a rarity in a country where gay and transgender issues are often seen as taboo, cross-dressing is illegal and sodomy is banned…

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Added on: 11/24/2018
On a sunny day in a park in Taipei, photographer Austin Haung advises a same-sex couple on how to pose for a pre-wedding photo shoot. For him,…

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Added on: 11/23/2018
11/22/2018
Turkish LGBT rights organisation Kaos GL said on Wednesday that Turkey’s Directorate of Religious Affairs had used hate speech against LGBT people while answering questions on homosexuality on Turkey’s official…

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Added on: 11/23/2018
11/21/2018
Taiwan is in the final days of a battle over the future of equality in the country, with conservatives campaigning fiercely against LGBT advocates over a referendum on…