Discrimination and Equality

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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…

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Added on: 03/17/2024
03/16/2024
In a landmark ruling, the Japanese High Court said that the country’s lack of legal recognition of same-sex marriage is “unconstitutional,” the Japan Times reported. The move…

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Added on: 03/17/2024
03/16/2024
Former Ghanaian Ambassador to Serbia and Montenegro, Dr Nyaho Nyaho-Tamakloe, has accused the Ambassador of the United States of America to Ghana, Virginia Palmer, of interfering in…

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Added on: 03/16/2024
03/15/2024
A Japanese high court made a landmark ruling on Thursday, saying the country’s lack of legal support for same-sex marriage violates the constitution. Key points: Responding to…

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Added on: 03/16/2024
03/15/2024
More than a dozen current and former collegiate female athletes filed a lawsuit with a US District Court in Georgia on Thursday, alleging that the NCAA “serially…

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Added on: 03/16/2024
03/15/2024
On Wednesday, the Attorney General tabled long-awaited legislation to ban harmful LGBTQIA+ conversion practices. The changes are “overdue” and “welcome”, says Dr Amanda Cohn, NSW Greens spokesperson…

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Added on: 03/16/2024
02/07/2024
In a recent judgment from May 2023, a Bahraini lower court rejected a transman’s application to obtain legal gender recognition and access gender-affirming healthcare, citing Islamic Sharia….

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Added on: 03/15/2024
03/14/2024
(CNN) — Sam George, the driving force behind Ghana’s harsh anti-LGBTQ legislation, portrays himself as a guardian of gay Ghanaians. “I have put in legislation that protects…

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Added on: 03/15/2024
03/14/2024
Lawmakers in Kyrgyzstan have, in a widely anticipated move, given their definitive backing to a bill that stands to cripple the work of nongovernmental organizations advocating for…

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Added on: 03/15/2024
03/14/2024
Hundreds of gay couples in Taiwan have rushed to get married on Friday – the first day a landmark decision that legalised same-sex marriage took effect. Taiwan…

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Added on: 03/15/2024
03/14/2024
Following the introduction of a bill that seeks to compensate the victims of past anti-gay laws, justice minister Eric Dupond-Moretti issued an apology “on behalf of the…

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Added on: 03/14/2024
03/12/2024
Florida’s “parental rights” movement was dealt a blow this week when state education officials conceded that a law banning instruction on sexual orientation and gender identity does not…

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Added on: 03/14/2024
The situation in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, is worsening by the hour, a crisis that has been met with a staggering indifference on the part of many nations. The…

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Added on: 03/14/2024
03/13/2024
KAMPALA, March 12 (Reuters) – A Ugandan court on Tuesday dismissed a petition by an LGBT advocacy group seeking to compel the government to register it, a…

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Added on: 03/14/2024
Russians who underwent so-called LGBT “conversion therapy” in Russia have told RFE/RL about brutal treatment they experienced, amid an ongoing crackdown on sexual minorities in the country….

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Added on: 03/13/2024
03/12/2024
A Ugandan court on Tuesday dismissed an appeal by a gay rights group seeking government registration, ruling that it aimed to promote “unlawful” activities. The Court of…