Health and Well Being

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Added on: 04/05/2022
04/04/2022
A senatorial aspirant on Monday said he aims to build shelters for homeless members of the LGBT — lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender — community nationwide as…

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Added on: 04/01/2022
04/01/2022
The government now says it will ban so-called conversion therapy for gay or bisexual people in England and Wales – but not for transgender people. It comes…

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Added on: 04/01/2022
04/01/2022
Fans at the World Cup in Qatar may have rainbow flags confiscated by security in order to “protect” them against perceptions they are “insulting” the society, a…

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Added on: 04/01/2022
04/01/2022
One in three LGBT+ people in Britain have been abused by their relatives, a study by Galop has found. The LGBT+ anti-abuse charity found that of the…

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Added on: 03/30/2022
03/29/2020
Florida’s governor has signed what critics call the “Don’t Say Gay” bill. Teachers share how they plan to comply and how it will affect classroom discussions on…

Global News

Added on: 03/26/2022
In light of recent state laws criminalizing parents and doctors who help transgender children take steps to affirm their gender, and other legislation banning official talk about…

World Voices

Added on: 03/25/2022
Alturi Project Strategist
Prague Pride’s Motivation Before the war began, Prague Pride was more focused on issues like LGBTI crisis alleviation, nondiscrimination in the workplace, and legislation for marriage equality….

Global News

Added on: 03/19/2022
Priests force children and adults into hormone and other conversion therapy treatments, which remain legal in Cyprus, with the aim of changing their sexual orientation and gender…

Global News

Added on: 03/16/2022
On International Women’s Day, March 8, the Guatemalan Congress passed an extraordinarily regressive “Life and Family” bill that undermines the rights of women and lesbian, gay, bisexual,…

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Added on: 03/16/2022
03/15/2022
Miami eighth grader Zen Nelson, who is Afro Latinx and uses gender-neutral pronouns, said they have been subjected to homophobic slurs from their classmates for at least…

Global News

Added on: 03/16/2022
03/15/2022
France will end a ban tomorrow (March 16) that rules that gay men cannot give blood if they have had sexual relations in the past four months….

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Added on: 03/13/2022
District Judge Amy Clark Meachum said the governor’s directive for the state child welfare agency to investigate parents who provide gender-affirming care to their children was “beyond…

World Voices

Added on: 03/13/2022
Alturi Contributor
Putin has consistently portrayed himself — and by extension, Russia — as a staunch defender of traditional family values in order to create a distinct identity against…

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Added on: 03/08/2022
In December 2021, Tokyo’s governor, Yuriko Koike, announced that a “partnership system” that publicly recognizes the relationships of same-sex couples would be adopted in the city during…

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Added on: 03/08/2022
03/07/2022
One of New York’s largest LGBTQ non-profits has lost $10 million in state funding after an investigation, first revealed by The Post, found it was mishandling the…

Global News

Added on: 03/07/2022
03/04/2022
On the seventh day of the war, Olena Shevchenko posted a message of despair on Facebook. Shevchenko, who leads the LGBTQ organization Insight, was not just voicing…

Global News

Added on: 02/22/2022
02/21/2022
In celebration of Black History Month, CBS2 is taking you to a center dedicated to helping the LGBTQ+ community in the Bronx. As CBS2’s Cindy Hsu reports,…

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Added on: 02/22/2022
02/21/2022
A transgender woman in Haiti has said she does not want to die in a man’s body, and hopes to leave her native country to fulfill her…

World Voices

Added on: 02/21/2022
Jo Moses
Alturi Contributor
Josh Stols (@jd_justjosh on Instagram) is an aspiring community activist, visiting classrooms across Johannesburg to teach students about what it means to be a South African trans…

Global News

Added on: 02/19/2022
Some 69 States around the world currently criminalise homosexual relations between consenting adults. This means that in just this one area of human rights violations, two billion…

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Added on: 02/13/2022
Florida Republican lawmakers have declared war on LGBTQ children — all in the name of freedom and “parental rights.” Aka, the rights of parents whose views of…

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Added on: 02/12/2022
Signaling the importance of global LGBTQ issues, the U.S. House of Representatives has passed the Global Respect Act. The bill, introduced by gay Congressmember David Cicilline (D-Rhode…

Global News

Added on: 02/11/2022
02/08/2022
I grew up in Sydney’s western suburbs during the 80s, a knockabout kid who was always a bit worried and generally a bit of a worry. My…

World Voices

Added on: 02/08/2022
Phillip Baumgart
Alturi Contributor
How did Rightify Ghana get started? The national government has long denied LGBTQ Ghanaians respect, protection, and recognition. Rightify Ghana came together to raise awareness about the…

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Added on: 02/08/2022
Gay and lesbian adults in the U.S. have gotten the COVID-19 vaccine at a higher rate than their straight counterparts, according to data released by the Center…

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Added on: 02/08/2022
02/05/2022
Israel is set to open its first shelter designated for LGBT Arab Israeli youth, in a move hailed as “historic” by one of the lawmakers who led…

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Added on: 02/06/2022
Is this a good time to bring up the subject of whether Conservative governments can be relied on, whether they stick to their word, whether they keep…

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Added on: 02/05/2022
As the ongoing coronavirus pandemic has demonstrated, new mutations in viral genetic sequences can have significant impacts on the virus’s transmissibility and the damage it causes. For…

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Added on: 02/03/2022
In a dimly-lit room with racks of women’s clothing, Ghanaian artist and LGBT+ activist Va-Bene Elikem Fiatsi flipped through photo self-portraits illustrating her transition to womanhood. Transitioning…

Global News

Added on: 02/02/2022
02/01/2022
A group of about a hundred people gathered outside the Pride Center in Wilton Manors Tuesday, rallying against a proposal in the Florida legislature that would limit…