Discrimination and Equality

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Added on: 06/21/2024
06/20/2024
Fifty-five years after an uprising gridlocked the streets of downtown Manhattan and catapulted the modern gay rights movement, a visitor center dedicated to the now-historic riots will…

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Added on: 06/21/2024
06/20/2024
WINDHOEK, June 21 (Reuters) – A high court in Namibia declared two colonial-era laws that criminalised same-sex acts between men unconstitutional on Friday, in a landmark win…

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Added on: 06/21/2024
06/20/2024
Pride in the 1970s was an incredibly different landscape – with the wounds of the Stonewall Riots in New York, which gave way to Pride, still fresh…

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Added on: 06/21/2024
06/20/2024
The emergence of the New Popular Front, which groups left-wingers from Socialists to Communists, has been an unwelcome development for Macron since he called the snap elections in response…

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Added on: 06/20/2024
Organisers of Pink Dot 2015 said the estimated turnout of 28,000 was a record for the event, surpassing the crowd count of 26,000 they gave last year. No…

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Added on: 06/20/2024
06/19/2024
The Yorkshire-based Pride organisation, which is hosting its 2024 event on 21 July, told PinkNews that it had removed a point in its code of conduct after…

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Added on: 06/20/2024
The presence of homosexuals within the Catholic Church in Martinique remains a subject of debate, both among church authorities and the local LGBT+ community. It’s a topic that Chloé Socias knows well.  In…

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Added on: 06/20/2024
06/19/2024
Thailand’s Senate has passed the marriage equality bill, paving the way for the country to become the first in Southeast Asia to recognise same-sex marriage. The upper house…

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Added on: 06/19/2024
06/19/2024
In a momentous occasion for LGBTQ+ rights in Asia, the senate in Thailand senate has overwhelmingly approved same-sex marriage legislation. The vote, passing 130 to 4 with…

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Added on: 06/19/2024
06/19/2024
Dayling Ramírez says that each day that passes is a challenge to overcome because, despite having survived the persecution of the Mara Salvatrucha gang and the abuses…

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Added on: 06/19/2024
It’s June, and it’s time for the second session of the year of the UN Human Rights Council! The 56th session will take place at the United…

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Added on: 06/18/2024
06/18/2024
In a world where acceptance and safety often seem difficult to attain, many queer individuals also struggle to find a safe space to express themselves. They have…

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Added on: 06/18/2024
06/17/2024
A federal judge in Kentucky on Monday blocked President Joe Biden’s administration from implementing new protections for LGBT students from discrimination in schools and colleges based on…

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Added on: 06/18/2024
06/17/2024
Thailand’s senate has passed the final reading of a historic marriage equality bill, paving the way for the country to become the first in south-east Asia to…

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Added on: 06/18/2024
Barely two weeks after Constant Mutamba took office as Justice Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo, he ordered public prosecutors to prosecute homosexuals even though the…

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Added on: 06/17/2024
06/16/2024
The Biden campaign has marked Pride Month with a blitz of advertisements, interviews and engagements with local LGBTQ groups and prominent figures to try and motivate voters ahead…

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Added on: 06/17/2024
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Several hundred LGBTQ Ukrainian servicemen and their supporters marched in central Kyiv Sunday to demand more rights and highlight their service to their…

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Added on: 06/17/2024
06/16/2024
When Daoud, a veteran queer activist, recently walked past rainbow flags hung for Pride month in the old port city of Jaffa, a historic centre of Palestinian…

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Added on: 06/17/2024
06/16/2024
Justin Trudeau may have missed the memo, but Canadians are moving on from trans obsession. A poll published by Ipsos, a day before the start of Pride Month,…

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Added on: 06/15/2024
06/14/2024
A federal judge has temporarily blocked the Education Department’s final Title IX rule, which prohibits discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation. The ruling: Western District…

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Added on: 06/15/2024
06/14/2024
Italy’s far-right government has denied that it removed references to abortion and LGBTQ rights in the final declaration of the G7 summit in Puglia. In the declaration,…

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Added on: 06/15/2024
A British-Mexican man who says he was targeted for being gay and arrested on false drug charges in Qatar has been given a suspended six-month jail sentence,…

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Added on: 06/14/2024
06/13/2024
The Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth is opening public consultations to inform the development of the next National LGBTI+ Inclusion Strategy. The new plan…

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Added on: 06/14/2024
The KyivPride march will occur on June 16 in the streets of Kyiv. Around 500 participants, including activists, diplomats, and international community representatives, will participate. The event will…

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Added on: 06/14/2024
06/13/2024
WARSAW – Mateusz Czyczerski always feared he would be attacked for being gay in Poland and after his worst fears were realised six years ago, the 35-year-old…

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Added on: 06/14/2024
06/13/2024
I remember the first time I went to Heaven. I had only moved to London a few months before and I made plans to meet up with my friend…

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Added on: 06/13/2024
05/12/2024
On 4 June, Georgia’s ruling party outlined a package of draft laws that would ban what it calls “LGBT propaganda”, mirroring similar legislation used to crack down…

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Added on: 06/13/2024
06/12/2024
Performers strutted their stuff onstage at an LGBTQ community dance party in Nigeria’s Lagos, publicly celebrating their identities in a country where being gay could land you…

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Added on: 06/13/2024
06/12/2024
The fight for LGBTQIAA+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual, and more) rights has been an ongoing struggle for decades. Throughout history, individuals identifying as part…

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Added on: 06/13/2024
06/12/2024
Brazilian medical professionals are celebrating Pride Month with the hashtag #DesafioMedicasLGBT or #MedicalChallengeLGBT. Doctor Vinícius Borges launched the playful challenge. In it, the health workers pass a uniformed worker…