Health and Well Being

Global News

Added on: 12/10/2018
12/09/2018
Senior Church of England bishops will start an inquiry into ‘gay cure’ therapies. Bishops will take evidence from people who have gone through the so-called ‘treatments’ to…

Global News

Added on: 12/10/2018
12/10/2018
Scientists studying LGBT youth may have a big problem on their hands: meddling kids. More specifically, meddling kids who think it’s funny to identify as gay or lesbian on surveys—and who then give…

Global News

Added on: 12/08/2018
The civil society association called “Rainbow Families”, which brings together LGBT activists, will ask the Constitutional Court to assess if the new foster care law was in line…

Global News

Added on: 12/08/2018
12/05/2018
Students members of a Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) in Botwood, Canada, say that homophobic classmates threatened to set them on fire. Pupils at Botwood Collegiate high school in…

Global News

Added on: 12/07/2018
12/05/2018
An Indonesian city has launched a new campaign to “cleanse” LGBT people of their “social sickness” through religious exorcisms, a move that’s been seen as part of the…

Global News

Added on: 12/07/2018
12/06/2018
Early one late summer morning, more than 200 people gathered under the lush canopy of Hope Gardens in Kingston, Jamaica, for a breakfast party. It was all a far…

Global News

Added on: 12/06/2018
President Jair Bolsonaro’s win was a grave day for Brazilian LGBTI individuals. Not only did the former army captain actively come out against LGBT rights, but he’s…

Global News

Added on: 12/06/2018
The government’s bid to legislate this year to protect LGBTI students from discrimination at religious schools has failed because of an impasse over the detail. After weeks…

Global News

Added on: 12/05/2018
12/04/2018
A meeting with Nee Soon GRC Member of Parliament (MP) Lee Bee Wah last night turned awkward, according to an activist representing the Ready4Repeal movement. Edward Foo,…

Global News

Added on: 12/05/2018
12/04/2018
Advocates in Saskatchewan are calling on the province to ban therapies meant to make people reject LGBTI identities. Conversion or reparative therapies are defined as any practice,…

Global News

Added on: 12/04/2018
The city council in Pariaman on Nov. 27 approved the new bylaw providing fines of 1 million rupiah (U.S. $70) for behaviors that “are considered LGBT,” the Jakarta…

Global News

Added on: 12/02/2018
12/01/2018
In one day, everything changed. One day, she could walk down the street like anyone else. People still stared and often judged but in their own minds — not…

Global News

Added on: 12/01/2018
11/30/2018
US Vice President Mike Pence has been branded a “hypocrite” for a World AIDS Day speech in which he only spoke about straight victims of the AIDS…

Global News

Added on: 12/01/2018
Kosta Karakashyan is a talented artist devoted to social justice and LGBT rights. The New York choreographer is fighting for the vulnerable in the hostile region of…

Global News

Added on: 11/30/2018
11/28/2018
Russia and some former Soviet Union countries risk developing out-of-control HIV epidemics, experts said on Wednesday, after data showed a record number of new cases last year….

Global News

Added on: 11/29/2018
11/28/2018
This weekend, voters turned out against marriage equality in a series of referendums that were meant to decide how Taiwan would implement a 2017 court ruling. Now, according…

Global News

Added on: 11/29/2018
11/28/2018
Over the past 20 years, the Supreme Court has established basic rights for gays and lesbians — the right to marry the person you love regardless of sex…

Global News

Added on: 11/29/2018
11/28/2018
Ahead of World AIDS Day this week, some of the Philippines’ hottest online personalities are encouraging the LGBT community to test for HIV. Influencers in the capital,…

Global News

Added on: 11/29/2018
HIV and Aids infection rates are rising among elderly Chinese, due to a lack of understanding about safe sex and a reluctance to discuss it with doctors,…

Global News

Added on: 11/28/2018
11/27/2018
A gay man is speaking out after suffering torture in a Chechnya concentration camp. Maxim Lapunov was one of the first victims of the ‘gay purge‘ in…

Global News

Added on: 11/25/2018
11/24/2018
Two members of staff at an LGBT+ organisation in Mombasa, Kenya, were arrested after police received a “tip off” about gay-related activities in the area. Police raided the…

Global News

Added on: 11/24/2018
The NHS has been accused of treating the health needs of gay, transgender and other LGBT+ people as “less important” than the wider population by the head of parliament’s Women and Equalities Committee. After receiving evidence…

Global News

Added on: 11/23/2018
The civil society association called “Rainbow Families”, which brings together LGBTIQ activists, called on Tuesday on member of the Croatian parliament to amend the final foster care…

Global News

Added on: 11/17/2018
11/16/2018
The Southeast Asian nation of Myanmar made the news this month. It was revealed that two LGBTI individuals had been arrested under the colonial-era Section 377 of the…

Global News

Added on: 11/14/2018
11/14/2018
More than 70 gay men were jailed by Tunisian authorities last year, according to activists, who warn anal tests and phone searches are being used to identify…

Global News

Added on: 11/14/2018
11/12/2018
An ITV News investigation has exposed gay conversion therapy taking place in UK churches, with one pastor comparing society’s acceptance of LGBT+ people to Nazi propaganda. The broadcaster also…

Global News

Added on: 08/16/2018
08/15/2018
Germany’s government has approved plans to introduce a third gender on official forms. In November, the highest court in the country ruled in favour of an intersex person and…

Alturi Partner

Added on: 02/01/2018
Our primary beneficiaries include LGBT Guyanese persons, and others who do not identify as heterosexual or cis-gender. SASOD focuses its work on combating homophobia, advancing human rights,…

Alturi Partner

Added on: 02/01/2018
Programs: Integrated Health Services: ALFIL is providing preventative and comprehensive medical, psychological services to improve the sexual, bodily and mental health particularly of the trans, intersex, and…

Alturi Partner

Added on: 01/31/2018
The Astraea Lesbian Foundation For Justice is a multi-gendered, multi-racial, multi-identity organization that prioritizes and supports the leadership of women, transgender people, youth, and people of color….