Health and Well Being

Global News

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…

Global News

Added on: 04/10/2023
04/09/2023
Human Rights Watch (HRW) Thursday applauded the passage of an African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) resolution supporting the rights of intersex individuals. The resolution…

Global News

Added on: 04/09/2023
Ramadan can be a lonely time for LGBT Muslims. With family and community right at the heart of Ramadan , it can be a difficult month for…

Alturi Blog

Added on: 04/04/2023
Margerita Afom
Alturi Contributor
In the last year, Ukraine’s society has shifted its perspective on the LGBTI community. While LGBTI activists worked to resist the imposition of conservative Russian attitudes, LGBTI…

Global News

Added on: 04/02/2023
Uganda’s former prime minister, Ruhakana Rugunda, has applauded the U.S. Agency for International Development for its support in fighting AIDS, saying the country cannot afford to treat…

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Added on: 03/26/2023
03/25/2023
Deutsche Bank and Rotary Club of Bombay have teamed up to open Mumbai’s first transgender-run salon on Saturday, March 25 in an effort to create equal employment…

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Added on: 03/25/2023
3/24/2023
Moises Spilere remembers the day of his election very well. “It was rather spontaneous and came about that way,” the 35-year-old told DW. In the past, elections…

Global News

Added on: 03/24/2023
03/20/2023
A wave of murders of trans women in Peru — six since the beginning of the year, after eight all of last year — has exposed a…

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Added on: 03/19/2023
3/18/2023
Members of the LGBT community in Ukraine have gathered signatures for a petition to introduce mandatory sex education in Ukrainian schools. It gathered thousands of votes. The…

Alturi Blog

Added on: 02/28/2023
Margerita Afom
Alturi Contributor
On January 6th, 2023, Chiloba was found dead in a metal box on the side of the road near the western Kenyan town of Eldoret. Chiloba was…

Global News

Added on: 02/28/2023
02/26/2023
Parents of LGBTQ children in Japan have called for the enactment of legislation that clearly stipulates discrimination is unacceptable. The group held an online news conference on…

Global News

Added on: 02/26/2023
02/25/2023
When Jon Wright came out as gay as a 28-year-old farmer, he found support from the community and family — a welcome relief for the grazier after…

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Added on: 02/26/2023
02/25/2023
It is nicknamed the Lourdes of Cantal. A small village of three hundred inhabitants, Quézac is home to a Marian sanctuary which, from the 14th century, became…

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Added on: 02/19/2023
02/17/2023
Spain’s parliament on Thursday passed legislation which makes it easier for trans people to change their gender, expands access to abortion procedures and grants menstrual leave to…

Global News

Added on: 02/18/2023
After its passage in the Senate, Spain’s lower house passed the Law for the Real and Effective Equality of Trans Persons and for the Guarantee of LGTBI…

Global News

Added on: 02/11/2023
02/11/2023
The Center for Religion and Public Life (CRPL-Ghana) has petitioned the Constitutional, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee of Parliament not to pass the bill against Lesbians, Gays,…

World Voices

Added on: 02/07/2023
Sarah Lestico
Alturi Contributor
Where is home for you? I have not found “home” yet. A home is a place that accepts me; where I can move freely as an LGBTIQ…

Global News

Added on: 02/05/2023
02/04/2023
Over the past year, a new front for hate has opened up across Canada and the United States, with drag performances and gender-affirming care providers becoming targets…

Global News

Added on: 02/05/2023
02/04/2023
Sex worker Nina relies on an apartment in the Turkish city of Istanbul as a relatively safe space to meet clients, but the 29-year-old is worried about…

Global News

Added on: 01/02/2023
01/01/2023
Sanjana Tiwari, who was forced into the sex trade because of poverty, is now an autorickshaw driver and economically independent. As a volunteer activist, she is now…

Global News

Added on: 01/02/2023
Collectif Arc-en-Ciel, an LGBTQ Group in Mauritius is aggressively pushing for protection for its members. It is also fighting for similar rights as its heterosexual counterparts in…

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Added on: 01/01/2023
The year that was 2022, thankfully, saw a decline in the number of reported LGBTIQ+ hate crimes in South Africa, compared to 2021. There were nonetheless still…

Global News

Added on: 12/31/2022
12/30/2022
A sharply divided federal appeals court on Friday upheld a Florida high school’s policy forbidding transgender students from using bathrooms that accord with their chosen identities. In…

Global News

Added on: 12/30/2022
12/29/2022
Last year, the nation’s largest LGBTQ advocacy organization, the Human Rights Campaign, labeled 2021 the “worst year” for LGBTQ rights in modern U.S. history, citing a record…

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Added on: 12/29/2022
The Russian government has granted its media regulator the authority to block websites containing “LGBT propaganda” without a court order, according to a decree published on Monday….

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Added on: 12/29/2022
Annet Kezaabu, is the chairperson of the Anti-Pornographic Control Committee at the Directorate of Ethics and Integrity. It has reportedly warned that members of the LGBTQ+ community…

Global News

Added on: 12/24/2022
Every summer since 2017, Istanbul has played host to a sporting event known as the “Queer Olympix.” Created by a handful of soccer-loving Turkish queer activists, the…

Global News

Added on: 12/19/2022
12/18/2022
A few days after receiving criticism for her opinion on the film Joyland, renowned designer Maria B established the Khunsa Fund for the empowerment of the intersex…

Global News

Added on: 12/19/2022
Borderless.lgbt, the world’s first health and wellness cloud platform devoted to LGBT healthcare, has launched a cloud clinic in Bengaluru, where global experts will work alongside doctors…

Global News

Added on: 12/19/2022
12/18/2022
One of Qatar’s secret alleged conversion therapy centers for members of the LGBTQ community is only minutes from where the FIFA World Cup final will be played….