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Added on: 12/26/2023
12/25/2023
A journalist asked Florida Governor Ron DeSantis directly how he would feel if one of his kids came out as gay or trans. The question came up…

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Added on: 12/26/2023
12/25/2023
The creation of a committee on LGBT affairs is appreciated but the panel needs to be more inclusive, advocacy groups said Monday. President Ferdinand Marcos Jr issued…

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Added on: 12/26/2023
12/25/2023
After the groundbreaking entry of Sobia Khan into the political arena, another prominent transgender figure, Saima Shaukat, has stepped into the spotlight by submitting her nomination papers…

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Added on: 12/26/2023
The claim: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said parents who seek gender-affirming care for their children subject those children to abuse — so much so that other nations…

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Added on: 12/25/2023
12/24/2023
Kentucky’s version of a “Don’t say gay” law is creating many problems for LGBTQ+ students — and the parents and teachers who want to support them, numerous…

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Added on: 12/25/2023
12/24/2023
In an extraordinary pushback against Pope Francis, some Catholic bishops in Africa, Poland and elsewhere say they will not implement the new Vatican policy allowing blessings for…

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Added on: 12/25/2023
12/24/2023
The display’s creator cited Pope Francis allowing priests to bless same-sex couples in his defense of the controversial scene © Catholic group Pro-Vita e Famiglia. Tens of…

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Added on: 12/25/2023
11/24/2023
As a gay man growing up in Russia, books were Vladimir Kosarevsky’s refuge, offering him a precious glimpse into lives that in some way echoed his own….

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Added on: 12/24/2023
Confessed murderer Billington Wambui Mwathi on Dec. 22 was sentenced by a Kenyan court to 30 years’ imprisonment for the murder of Sheila Lumumba in April 2022….

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Added on: 12/24/2023
12/23/2023
With Uganda’s controversial Anti-Homosexuality Act being challenged in court, Biden-Harris administration officials are vowing to continue holding the African nation accountable, even as the United States simultaneously…

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Added on: 12/24/2023
12/23/2023
Di Archbishop Emeritus of Abuja for Nigeria say one document wey Pope Francis approve regarding blessing of same sex couples don dey misinterpreted. Di document wey di…

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Added on: 12/23/2023
12/22/2023
A Massachusetts police chief apologized after an officer searched a middle school for a copy of “Gender Queer: A Memoir,” an illustrated book on gender identity that…

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Added on: 12/23/2023
12/22/2023
Protections for transgender people will be stripped back in Madrid after a proposal was passed by the Spanish capital’s conservative People’s Party (PP). Under the reform, discriminating…

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Added on: 12/23/2023
12/22/2023
Parents in Russia are hiring gangs of men to abduct their LGBTQ+ children and take them to conversion therapy centers, where they are held for extended periods…

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Added on: 12/23/2023
12/22/2023
Even as Mammootty’s Kaathal-The Core is gearing up for an OTT release, the Malayalam movie is still running successfully in 60 theatres across Kerala. Though it was…

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Added on: 12/22/2023
12/20/2023
LAGOS, Dec 20 (Openly) – Behind a tall metal door in a suburb of Lagos lies a world of fun, fashion and flamboyance that most Nigerians have…

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Added on: 12/22/2023
12/21/2023
A quarter of Methodist congregations in the U.S. are leaving the United Methodist Church as one of the country’s largest Protestant denominations wrestles with issues of sexuality and…

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Added on: 12/22/2023
12/21/2023
LONDON – Gay and transgender Russians say they fear further attacks on their rights following a Supreme Court ruling that designated LGBTQ+ activists as “extremists,” with some in…

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Added on: 12/22/2023
12/21/2023
Homosexuality is a controversial topic in Africa, a continent where many people have strong and very conservative views on sexual orientation. Pope Francis’ recent approval of blessings for same-sex couples…

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Added on: 12/21/2023
12/20/2023
It has been 70 years since the Lavender Scare, when thousands of gay people in the US government were fired or forced to resign from their jobs….

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Added on: 12/21/2023
BANGKOK (AP) — Naphat Krutthai and Rasithaya Jindasri have been in a committed relationship for eight years, but only now can they consider getting married. In a clothing…

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Added on: 12/21/2023
12/20/2023
The UK government finally published its long-delayed guidance for England’s schools on youth transition. The document promises a clear set of principles for teachers and staff as they…

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Added on: 12/21/2023
“The love of God is for everyone, and the church has finally had the courage to accept that,” declares 25-year-old Daniella Cardozo from Rio de Janeiro. Bisexual,…

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Added on: 12/20/2023
12/19/2023
On the very same day the Pentagon announced in September it was taking steps to help LGBTQ veterans, Marine Corps vet Donnie Ray Allen was taking a…

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Added on: 12/20/2023
12/19/2023
Schools in England must be involved “properly” in developing new transgender guidance that needs to work alongside their existing safeguarding duties, the UK’s largest education union has…

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Added on: 12/20/2023
12/19/2023
The European Union has voted to support parenthood, including same-sex parents, throughout the continent. The European Certificate of Parenthood will recognize parenthood regardless of how a child…

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Added on: 12/20/2023
Gabon has wavered on whether to decriminalize homosexuality or not. Modern Gabon had never criminalized gay sex until 2019, when it enacted a law providing up to…

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Added on: 12/19/2023
The Vatican’s doctrinal office has officially declared it possible for Catholic priests to bless same-sex unions and divorced and remarried couples, under the condition that the blessings…

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Added on: 12/19/2023
12/18/2023
The Constitutional Court of Uganda has begun hearing the first challenge to a draconian anti-gay law that has triggered criticism from the United Nations and led to…

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Added on: 12/19/2023
12/18/2023
Erik Lundstrom was about 14 when he secretly purchased the coming-of-age novel “Rainbow Boys” and hid it in his room, waiting until he was alone to become…