Discrimination and Equality

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Added on: 03/25/2024
Organizers of the Seoul Queer Culture Festival (SQCF), a major annual LGBTQ festival, are highly likely to be denied the use of Seoul Plaza for this year’s…

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Added on: 03/25/2024
03/24/2024
A settlement has been reached in court between the State of Florida and parents, teachers, students and advocacy groups that challenged what has been called by opponents…

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Added on: 03/25/2024
03/24/2024
Grindr, a dating platform that caters primarily for gay and bisexual men, says its partnership with Burnett Foundation Aotearoa will allow it to offer free HIV self-test…

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Added on: 03/24/2024
A call for solidarity and mutual aid for Chío in the State of Mexico. Chío has spent the last 11 months in prison for defending herself against…

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Added on: 03/24/2024
03/22/2024
Religious schools would lose the right to expel teachers and students over their sexuality or gender identity under recommendations in a new report. The Australian Law Reform…

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Added on: 03/24/2024
03/23/2024
They met in the aftermath of a national tragedy. Love blossomed soon after. It was 2015 and an earthquake had devastated central Nepal. Social worker Tobias Volz…

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Added on: 03/24/2024
03/23/2024
Advocates for LGBTQ+ rights expressed outrage following an announcement that no criminal charges will be filed against the Oklahoma teens involved in a high school bathroom fight…

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Added on: 03/23/2024
A bill that could lead to LGBTQ youth being placed in families with moral or religious objections to their sexual orientation or gender identity was approved by…

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Added on: 03/23/2024
American homophobe and extremist Ayo Kimathi is in Uganda to promote hate against the LGBTQI+ community in support of the Anti- Homosexuality Act (AHA) 2023. Kimathi touched…

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Added on: 03/22/2024
A niche policy rider that House Republicans tucked into text for the final appropriations legislation has fanned culture war flames heading into a critical vote on Friday. Among the provisions included…

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Added on: 03/22/2024
Last week, in another blow to freedoms of association and expression in Uganda, a Ugandan court rejected a petition brought by Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG), a leading group advocating for the rights of…

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Added on: 03/22/2024
03/21/2024
A Russian court has ordered two bar workers to be placed in custody, accusing them of roles in an “extremist organisation”, under new legislation criminalising the LGBTQ+…

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Added on: 03/22/2024
03/21/2024
Blanket exemptions allowing religious schools to discriminate against staff and students on the basis of sexuality and gender identity should be repealed, a key report to the…

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Added on: 03/21/2024
03/20/2024
A gay British-Mexican, who was entrapped by police in Qatar on Grindr, has been provisionally released from prison after a global campaign for his freedom. Manuel Guerrero Aviña was…

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Added on: 03/21/2024
03/20/2024
Varadkar, who is the youngest and first out gay leader of the country, announced the decision at a press conference in Dublin on Wednesday (20 March) in which…

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Added on: 03/21/2024
03/20/2024
There’s a reason the American Right pursues a politics of moral panic. While the irrational and conspiratorial beliefs that accompany this fear-mongering are false, that’s a feature rather…

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Added on: 03/21/2024
03/20/2024
Inside one of the many skyscrapers in the center of Manhattan, James Martin heads to his office at America, the Jesuit magazine where he is an editor. Martin’s…

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Added on: 03/20/2024
03/19/2024
Ruth Schmidt said it’s been a couple of months since she was fired from her position as a senior director at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena. The…

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Added on: 03/20/2024
03/19/2024
The UK government has reignited the debate on transgender participation in women’s sports, urging the Football Association (FA) and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) to…

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Added on: 03/20/2024
03/19/2024
Penny Wong, Australia’s first out lesbian senator, has married her long-term partner Sophie Allouache after a nearly 20-year relationship. Their daughters — 11-year-old Alexandra 8-year-old Hannah —…

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Added on: 03/20/2024
03/19/2024
Ghana’s anti-LGBTQ bill passed by parliament in February should not be transmitted to President Akufo-Addo for assent until two legal challenges against it are settled, a senior…

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Added on: 03/19/2024
03/18/2024
In the face of far-right prime minister Georgia Meloni’s ongoing assault on LGBTQ+ rights in Italy, lesbian moms in the country have won a small victory as…

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Added on: 03/19/2024
Russian authorities have launched the country’s first-ever criminal case into “LGBT extremism,” the head of the Kremlin-aligned Safe Internet League Yekaterina Mizulina said Monday, just months after…

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Added on: 03/19/2024
03/18/2024
As a queer, non-binary person living on the outskirts of Accra, Ghana, Edem Brew said they have endured years of discrimination, physical assaults and verbal attacks. “LGBTQ…

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Added on: 03/19/2024
03/18/2024
The Rotorua councillors clash over library Rainbow Storytime event has sparked a significant debate within the community. The event, designed to be a family-friendly session promoting values…

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Added on: 03/18/2024
03/17/2024
Instagram has faced backlash for censoring a photograph of two gay dads holding their newborn baby, labelling the image as ‘graphic’ and sensitive’ content. Men Having Babies, an…

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Added on: 03/18/2024
03/17/2024
MADISON, Wis. — During Women’s History Month, Violet LaClair, a nursing assistant at UW Health, reflected on her journey towards acceptance and fulfillment in her career. LaClair’s role…

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Added on: 03/18/2024
03/17/2024
GUANZHONG, China (Reuters) – Morning market shoppers look a little too long in Liu Peilin’s direction as she passes by in a red jacket and gray wig…

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Added on: 03/18/2024
03/17/2024
There’s a moment in Matthew López’s epic, two-part, nearly seven-hour play “The Inheritance” in which the novelist E.M. Forster tells a group of young gay New Yorkers living…

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Added on: 03/17/2024
03/16/2024
The Supreme Court will allow a public Texas university’s unconstitutional ban on drag shows to remain in effect, in a decision announced Friday. The Court’s decision in…