Discrimination and Equality

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Added on: 05/10/2024
05/09/2024
The authorities in Moscow are considering a misdemeanour charge against a self-described “gay basher” and “defender of traditional values” for discrediting the Russian army, news outlet Ostorozhno…

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05/09/2024
Homophobia and transphobia numbers show that violence against the LGBT group has not decreased. On the contrary, it increased. This year, every hour a homosexual, bisexual, transvestite…

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Added on: 05/10/2024
(Berlin, May 9, 2024) – The Georgian parliament’s introduction of a bill obliging certain nongovernmental groups and media outlets to register as “organizations serving the interests of a foreign power” threatens…

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Added on: 05/09/2024
05/08/2024
ACCRA, May 8 (Reuters) – Ghana’s Supreme Court said on Wednesday that lawyers battling over the legality of one of Africa’s most restrictive anti-LGBTQ bill must amend…

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Added on: 05/09/2024
05/08/2024
The largest scouting organisation in the US announced on Tuesday (7 May) that it will change its name to Scouting America as part of an initiative to…

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Added on: 05/09/2024
05/08/2024
Iraqi Kurdistan region,— The recent changes made by the Iraqi parliament to the country’s laws against prostitution, which now include penalties for homosexuality and transsexuality, will not…

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Added on: 05/09/2024
05/08/2024
Timur Bulatov, a Russian activist who has boasted about denouncing LGBT people and Kremlin critics to the authorities, is now in the line of fire himself, charged…

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Added on: 05/08/2024
05/07/2024
Ghana’s Supreme Court will on Wednesday May 8, 2024 start hearing a case that has the potential to both threaten the West African country’s 20 billion debt…

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China’s first publicly recognised transgender dancer has remarried the love of her life whom she was forced to divorce 18 years ago. Jin Xing, 56, from Liaoning…

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05/07/2024
The Seoul Queer Culture Festival will take place in the capital’s streets this year, organisers of South Korea’s annual LGBTQ gathering said on Tuesday, after the city…

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Added on: 05/08/2024
05/07/2024
Seven more Republican-led states sued Tuesday to challenge a new federal regulation that seeks to protect the rights of transgender students in the nation’s schools. Republican plaintiffs…

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Added on: 05/07/2024
The arrest in Bangladesh of two lesbians who wanted to get married has drawn criticism from Paris-based human rights advocates. Asha Sinha, age 16,, and Liza Akhter,…

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Added on: 05/07/2024
05/06/2024
Thousands of protestors gathered in 50 cities throughout France this Sunday, rallying against the ‘offensive’ on transgender rights. The protests were sparked by a report from French…

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Added on: 05/06/2024
05/05/2024
I don’t know if such words somehow justify, with their naivety, the ignorance of what is happening to trans women in Iraq among queer circles in the…

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Added on: 05/06/2024
05/05/2024
Members of the transgender community in Gujarat staged a vehement protest outside the Sadar Kharian police station, alleging molestation and mistreatment by law enforcement officials. The protest,…

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Added on: 05/06/2024
05/05/2024
George Galloway has cut off a broadcast interview after being asked about remarks in which he suggested he did not think gay relationships were equal to heterosexual…

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Added on: 05/06/2024
As Haiti endures chaos, shortages, inflation and gang warfare, the LGBTQ community shares the nation’s agony, even as it has challenges and plans of its own. Under…

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Added on: 05/05/2024
A group of 20 LGBT organisations have asked the UN to revoke the status of Britain’s Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC). A 19-page submission to the…

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Added on: 05/05/2024
05/04/2024
The west African country of Ghana has passed some of the harshest anti-LGBT laws. The country imposes gaol terms for anyone identifying as LGBTQ, anyone who founds…

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Added on: 05/05/2024
05/04/2024
Social media has always been one of the only places where members of the LGBTQ+ community in Iraq could meet and be more open about their sexual…

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Added on: 05/04/2024
05/04/2024
From 11 to 22 March 2024, the United Nations (UN) Independent Expert on the enjoyment of all human rights by older persons, Dr Claudia Mahler, conducted an…

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05/03/2024
Roberto Carnero, an Italian literature professor at the University of Bologna, was shocked when he received a call from his Italian publisher in March about the Russian…

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Added on: 05/04/2024
05/03/2024
Aetna has agreed to settle a lawsuit that accused the health insurer of discriminating against LGBTQ+ customers in need of fertility treatment. Under the deal announced Friday,…

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Added on: 05/04/2024
05/03/2024
“We’re all illegal now,” read a text to Musana (who is using an alias for protection) sent by one of her friends in May 2023, after Ugandan…

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Added on: 05/03/2024
05/02/2024
A Russian university student has been sentenced to 15 days in jail for “displaying LGBT symbols”, the Moscow court press service reported Friday. Danila Morozov, 22, was also…

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Added on: 05/03/2024
05/02/2024
BAGHDAD — Human rights groups and diplomats criticized a law that was quietly passed by the Iraqi parliament over the weekend that would impose heavy prison sentences on gay…

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Added on: 05/03/2024
05/02/2024
The family of a gay British-Mexican man held in Qatar for alleged drug offences has given further details of what they say was a “honeytrap” operation using…

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Added on: 05/03/2024
05/02/2024
Grag Queen, the host of Brazil’s Drag Race spin-off, has spoken about being forced to undergo conversion therapy. The drag queen shot to fame as the winner of…

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Added on: 05/02/2024
05/01/2024
ISTANBUL – Ilker Yazici – stage name Miss Putka – was in secondary school when he discovered he was gay. There he met LGBT advocacy groups and joined…

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Added on: 05/02/2024
05/01/2024
Due to the 2013 resolution of the National Justice Council, which emphasizes that all registry offices must carry out civil unions between people of the same sex,…