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Added on: 07/10/2023
07/09/2023
When the US evangelical preacher and anti-LGBTQ+ crusader Scott Lively landed in Uganda in 2009 to warn of the “gay agenda”, he was arriving after a series…

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Added on: 07/10/2023
07/09/2023
A record number of bills aimed at restricting the rights of LGBTQ people have become law in the past three years, but the majority of those that…

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Added on: 07/03/2023
07/02/2023
Magnus Hirschfeld was a gay activist and doctor who established the first known transgender healthcare clinic in Berlin in 1919. The Institute for Sexual Science was a…

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Added on: 07/01/2023
Refugees in Kenya, Malawi and Zambia celebrated Pride this month with nutritious, festive meals organized by the human rights advocates of the African Human Rights Coalition. Melanie…

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Added on: 06/30/2023
06/29/2023
Gillian Branstetter, a trans rights advocate, has watched in distress over the last year as lawmakers have eliminated fundamental protections for transgender people across the US. But…

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Added on: 06/30/2023
06/29/2023
After passing a law last year banning all pro-LGBT narratives in the country, Russiais planning to launch an institute to administer “psychiatric terror” on trans individuals. How…

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Added on: 06/29/2023
06/28/2023
Whenever the rights of LGBTQ+ people move forward in the world, be it with laws that recognize same-sex marriage or the administrative identity of trans people, there…

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Added on: 06/29/2023
06/28/2023
It starts years before they made it to the U.S.-Mexico border in October 2022 and turned themselves into authorities, in Yuma, Arizona, asking for asylum. Reydi’s story…

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Added on: 06/24/2023
06/23/2023
Kenya is among a number of African states reportedly looking to introduce sweeping anti-homosexuality laws, with politician Mohamed Ali saying he wanted to “kick LGBT people out…

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Added on: 06/08/2023
06/08/2023
Norwegian police could have prevented a deadly rampage at a gay bar last year if they had acted on a tip-off from the foreign intelligence agency, seven…

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Added on: 06/08/2023
06/07/2023
Sandra* spotted her name for the first time on a pamphlet left at her doorstep in 2008, in Barrancabermeja, her home town in northern Colombia. Local paramilitaries…

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Added on: 05/28/2023
05/27/2023
Nigerian author Arinze Ifeakandu has often dreamed of a society where gay people do not have to hide their love or live in fear of homophobic hate….

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Added on: 05/28/2023
05/27/2023
When Abdul was a teenager and coming to terms with being gay, he was attacked by a group of men. They mocked him with homophobic slurs and…

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Added on: 05/28/2023
Anastasia Domini and wife Anna Domini walked hand in hand on a recent sunny day in Argentina’s capital while their four restless children played nearby. It’s a…

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Added on: 05/28/2023
05/27/2023
Campaigners are fuming after the government apparently shelved a long-awaited report into the historic treatment of LBGT+ people in the military. As many as 20,000 were jailed…

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Added on: 05/27/2023
05/26/2023
As Russian President Vladimir Putin announced Ukraine’s invasion on Feb. 24 last year, he digressed to talk about how the West was trying to destroy “traditional values”…

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Added on: 05/27/2023
05/26/2023
A video of a trans woman in Milan being pepper sprayed, kicked and beaten by three police officers has caused a stir in Italy, with many drawing…

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Added on: 05/27/2023
05/26/2023
Vermont’s Republican governor, Phil Scott, is going against his party by protecting access to gender-affirming care and abortion instead of restricting or banning the procedures. Without much…

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Added on: 05/22/2023
05/22/2023
Overturning a British colonial-era law criminalising homosexuality is just the “first step in a series of legal challenges” needed to protect LGBTQ+ people in Guyana. Joel Simpson,…

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Added on: 05/20/2023
05/19/2023
The parents of three transgender children in Florida are trying to get a federal judge to block a new law that bans gender-affirming care for minors, a…

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Added on: 05/07/2023
04/06/2023
Uganda’s anti-homosexuality bill, if signed into law, could lead to the withdrawal of foreign aid and threaten goals to end HIV/AIDS by 2030, advocates warn. Uganda’s parliament…

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Added on: 05/06/2023
05/05/2023
Felipa Deleon Mousseau and Monique “Muffie” Mousseau, who grew up on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, talk about falling in love, and gay people not…

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Added on: 04/27/2023
04/26/2023
Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has asked lawmakers to make clear in a proposed anti-homosexuality law that it is not criminal to merely identify as gay, as part…

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Added on: 04/27/2023
04/26/2023
The UK government has been helping to fund the work of a virulently homophobic religious organisation in Uganda, whose leaders have backed a proposed law that would…

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Added on: 04/26/2023
Margerita Afom
Alturi Contributor
The Caribbean has thirteen sovereign states, each with distinct rights and protections for the LGBTI community. However, like many nations with a history of colonization, the views…

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Added on: 04/25/2023
04/24/2023
As a third grader in Utah, mandolin-playing math whiz Elle Palmer said aloud what she had only before sensed, telling a friend she planned to transfer schools…

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Added on: 04/22/2023
04/21/2023
National guidance for schools in Wales on how to support transgender pupils will be published during the next academic year. The Welsh government said it required “extensive…

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Added on: 04/21/2023
04/20/2023
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni supports a bill containing some of the world’s harshest anti-LGBTQ legislation but will send it back to parliament for “strengthening”, the ruling party’s…

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Added on: 04/15/2023
04/14/2023
A trio of health care bills enshrining access in Colorado to abortion and gender-affirming procedures and medications became law Friday as the Democrat-led state tries to make…

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Added on: 04/12/2023
04/11/2023
Puerto Vallarta’s LGBT community now has access to a new clinic offering primary and specialized care in the Zona Romantica area. The Vallarta Gay Clinic (VGC) was…