Discrimination and Equality

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Added on: 04/14/2024
04/13/2024
The LGBTQ+ community in KwaZulu-Natal is urged to be vigilant following new reports of several individuals being targeted by criminals on the Grindr dating app in the…

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Added on: 04/14/2024
Belarus has hit a new low in its targeting of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people. As of today, the definition of pornography under Belarusian law…

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Added on: 04/14/2024
04/13/2024
German lawmakers voted Friday in favor of the Self-Determination Act, making it easier for transgender, intersex and non-binary people to change their gender entry at the country’s…

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Added on: 04/13/2024
German lawmakers on Friday approved legislation that will make it easier for transgender, intersex and nonbinary people to change their name and gender in official records. The…

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Added on: 04/12/2024
04/11/2024
ACCRA (Reuters) -The presidential candidate of Ghana’s ruling party, Vice-President Mahamudu Bawumia, said on Thursday he was opposed to “the practice of homosexuality”, a stance he promised…

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Added on: 04/12/2024
04/11/2024
“Ballroom changes lives, you know? It’s inevitable,” said Maru Camargo, who joined Rio de Janeiro’s Ballroom scene about a year ago after moving from the countryside. If you…

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Added on: 04/12/2024
04/11/2024
The Vatican has issued a new document rejecting the concept of changing one’s biological sex — a setback for transgender people who had hoped Pope Francis might be…

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Added on: 04/12/2024
04/11/2024
On 11 April, the European Court of Human Rights announced a decision on the complaints of 24 representatives of the LGBT community. The complaint was related to the…

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Added on: 04/11/2024
04/10/2024
Throughout history, members of the 2SLGBTQI+ community have made important military contributions, paving the way for others who continue to do so today. Regrettably, a legacy of…

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Added on: 04/11/2024
MANZINI, Eswatini – On the evening of July 2 2018, Mapezu Kunene was filled with anxiety and anticipation for the Pride march happening the next day at…

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Added on: 04/11/2024
04/10/2024
For the first time in its 78-year history the United Nations Security Council received a full briefing in a regular session on security issues impacting LGBTQ people…

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Added on: 04/11/2024
04/10/2024
An LGBT navy veteran has won an award for her efforts to get a rule banning gay people from the navy overturned by taking the UK to…

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Added on: 04/10/2024
Ana Brnabic—the first woman and the first lesbian to hold the office of prime minister of Serbia, or to be a leader of any Eastern European country—has…

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Added on: 04/10/2024
The perception of the LGBTQ+ community is shifting. Stars like Son Seok-gu are expressing pride in the affection they receive from their gay fan bases. Their heartfelt…

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Added on: 04/10/2024
Everywhere is Queer, founded by Charlie Sprinkman, is linking people to LGBTQ+ owned businesses with a new mobile app, making finding local community more accessible. There are…

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Added on: 04/09/2024
A Congolese legislator has proposed a bill to criminalize homosexuality in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a former Belgian colony that is home to 99 million people,…

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Added on: 04/09/2024
04/08/2024
The Vatican is against laws that criminalize same-sex acts, as enforced by a number of countries with the support of Catholic groups, the head of the Vatican’s…

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Added on: 04/09/2024
04/08/2024
Fifty years ago, the nation’s psychiatrists effectively put gay people’s mental health — and their very place in society — to a vote. Five months prior, on…

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Added on: 04/09/2024
04/08/2024
“We sell flat whites and make croissants in a bakery that’s supposed to be a safe place for the people who work here and the customers who…

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Added on: 04/08/2024
04/07/2024
Bangkok, Thailand – Thanadech Jandee is thrilled that Thailand’s marriage equality bill, allowing same-sex couples to marry, is moving closer to becoming law. Thanadech, who was born…

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Added on: 04/08/2024
04/07/2024
A top-ranking official in Hungary’s ultraconservative government has stepped down after being caught fleeing an alleged gay sex party. József Szájer announced his resignation as a member of…

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Added on: 04/08/2024
04/07/2024
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Students and teachers can discuss sexual orientation and gender identity in Florida classrooms, provided it’s not part of instruction, under a settlement reached…

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Added on: 04/08/2024
04/07/2024
On World Health Day yesterday, the Taiwan Alliance to Promote Civil Partnership Rights (TAPCPR) urged the government to better care for the health rights of transgender and…

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Added on: 04/06/2024
04/05/2024
The scar on Steven Kabuye’s right arm runs over a foot long. At the base of his torso, a small puncture wound marks where a knife almost…

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Added on: 04/06/2024
04/05/2024
The ripple effects of Dobbs continue to emerge in unexpected places — and to threaten other civil liberties. Yesterday, Uganda’s constitutional court, the country’s second-highest judicial body,…

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Added on: 04/05/2024
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan gay rights activists asked the international community to mount more pressure on the government of Uganda to repeal an anti-gay law which the…

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Added on: 04/05/2024
The United Nations Human Rights Council has passed its first ever resolution affirming the rights of intersex people, signaling growing international resolve to address rights violations experienced…

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Added on: 04/05/2024
Some transgender people living in Kenya have narrated how they had been victims of extortion and bribery by the country’s police force. The victims whose experiences were reported…

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Added on: 04/04/2024
04/03/2024
HONG KONG, April 3 (Reuters) – Hong Kong will allow transgender people who have not completed full sex reassignment surgery to change gender on their ID cards,…

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Added on: 04/04/2024
04/03/2024
Uganda’s Constitutional Court has rejected a petition seeking to annul an anti-gay law that has been roundly condemned internationally as one of the toughest in the world. The court…