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Added on: 09/12/2023
Iranian LGBTQ activists have endorsed worldwide protests on September 16 to commemorate the death of Mahsa Amini. In a joint statement, activist groups such as Simorgh, Six…

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Added on: 09/12/2023
09/11/2023
Serbia cannot be an EU member if it persistently refuses to enact laws that protect the human rights of the LGBTQ+ community, Belgrade Pride Director told EURACTIV….

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Added on: 09/12/2023
09/11/2023
The war against queer and trans rights in Canada is ramping up after members of the Conservative Party voted overwhelmingly to advance anti-LGBTQ2S+ policies at their annual…

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Added on: 09/11/2023
09/10/2023
In 2020, a man fled Chechnya to Armenia after he was jailed, beaten and electrocuted by police who accused him of being gay. Now, a global campaign…

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Added on: 09/11/2023
When Russian authorities took away Yan Dvorkin’s 10-year-old adopted son last spring, there was nothing he could do but shout in frustration. His crime? He was a…

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Added on: 09/09/2023
09/08/2023
Gay rights activists on Friday criticised a European Union announcement this week that it would not cut funding to Uganda over a harsh anti-LGBTQ law enacted in…

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Added on: 09/08/2023
09/07/2023
The Iraqi politician who introduced the bill into parliament is absolutely certain: Any behavior that deviates from heterosexuality is a danger to his country. This is why,…

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Added on: 09/07/2023
09/07/2023
The Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD) on Wednesday launched a “Guyana Together” campaign to increase public tolerance of gays as well as convince government and opposition…

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Added on: 09/06/2023
09/05/2023
England midfielder Jordan Henderson has responded to criticism by defending his decision to join a Saudi Arabian club and apologising for the hurt caused to the LGBTQ…

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Added on: 09/05/2023
09/04/2023
More than 60 people arrested last week in Nigeria in connection with an alleged gay wedding, which is illegal in the country, have been remanded in prison,…

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Added on: 09/05/2023
09/04/2023
September 3rd marked four months since the state of Manipur has been grappling with ethnic violence. Till August, the death toll had reached close to 190 and…

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Added on: 09/05/2023
09/04/2023
Maksym Chernov, 22, describes himself on Instagram as a queer punk and vegan abolitionist who advocates for the abolition of slavery, both formal and informal. For nine…

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Added on: 09/05/2023
It was an ordinary Sunday afternoon at the Avalon Man Spa and Bar. The gay club in Valencia, two hours west of the Venezuelan capital, was filled…

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Added on: 09/04/2023
For many months now, Valery and Valentin have been living in Valentin’s homeland, Chişinău, the capital of Moldova. After fleeing Russia due to the war and mounting…

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Added on: 09/03/2023
It was meant to be a stall providing information for young queer people in western Sydney, with an appearance by comedian and drag performer Carla from Bankstown….

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Added on: 09/03/2023
09/02/2023
A friend of mine was pelted with eggs while marching at an event during Pride Month in Berlin last July. When I expressed my concern, he was…

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Added on: 09/03/2023
09/02/2023
A public county library in Virginia is at risk of shutting down after a group of far-right community members launched a campaign to defund it on accusations…

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Added on: 09/02/2023
Rainbows, school books, movies and drag shows have all been targeted in Lebanon in recent weeks as politicians, religious leaders and vigilante groups step up a campaign…

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Added on: 09/02/2023
09/01/2023
When Jake Kleinmahon and his husband, Tom, decided to move back to New Orleans in 2018, they had plans to live there forever. Kleinmahon, a pediatric cardiologist,…

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Added on: 09/02/2023
The bill toughens punishments for same-sex relationships and gay rights advocacy, with sentences of up to 10 years. The speaker of Ghana’s parliament, Alban Bagbin, has vowed…

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Added on: 09/01/2023
08/31/2023
Canada has updated its travel advisory to warn LGBTQ residents visiting the United States about local laws and policies that may “infringe on your human rights” amid…

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Added on: 09/01/2023
08/31/2023
Human rights groups are concerned about recent crackdowns targeting LGBTQ people in parts of Africa under laws that restrict their very existence. Police in Nigeria arrested more than 60…

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Added on: 08/31/2023
08/30/2023
The British rock band The 1975 has made life harder for LGBT people in Malaysia after staging a protest involving a same-sex kiss at a festival in…

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Added on: 08/31/2023
08/30/2023
LONDON- Following the arrest of over 150 attendees at a same-sex wedding ceremony in Delta state on Tuesday, a Nigerian-British based pastor and Founder, House of Rainbow…

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Added on: 08/30/2023
08/29/2023
The Romanian government’s appeal against a recent ruling by the European Court of Human Rights, which ordered Bucharest to provide legal protection and recognition for same-sex families…

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Added on: 08/30/2023
08/29/2023
Canada, citing the risk of potential dangers, is advising LGBTQ travelers planning trips to the United States to check how they might be affected by recently passed…

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Added on: 08/30/2023
08/29/2023
Police in Nigeria said Tuesday they detained at least 67 people celebrating a gay wedding in one of the largest mass detentions targeting homosexuality, which is outlawed…

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Added on: 08/29/2023
08/28/2023
A 20-year-old man has become the first Ugandan to be charged with “aggravated homosexuality,” an offense punishable by death under the country’s recently enacted anti-gay law, prosecutors…

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Added on: 08/27/2023
08/26/2023
Religious leaders in Ghana, including the Catholic bishops, have issued a strongly worded statement saying the West African nation will not compromise its values to satisfy foreign…

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Added on: 08/27/2023
Iraq’s parliament is considering a bill to impose the death penalty for same-sex intimacy and imprison transgender citizens. Although Iraq does not currently have an explicitly anti-gay…