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Added on: 02/13/2024
02/12/2024
It’s a sombre Monday morning when members and allies of the LGBTQIA community arrive at the Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court. “Why are you subscribing to a gay dating…

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Added on: 02/11/2024
A court in Yerevan, Armenia, on Jan. 30 rejected Russia’s request to extradite a man who fled the republic of Chechnya after being tortured because he was…

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Added on: 02/09/2024
02/08/2024
A court of the Iranian-backed Houthis in Yemen has sentenced 13 people to public execution on homosexuality charges, the French wire service AFP reported on Tuesday. Another 35 people…

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Added on: 02/08/2024
02/07/2024
As federal lawmakers consider tougher restrictions for asylum-seekers, we hear from two migrants fleeing homophobic violence. MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: Later today, the Senate is set to vote on that…

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Added on: 02/08/2024
The first publicly known cases have emerged of Russian authorities penalising people under a court ruling that outlawed LGBTQ activism as extremism, Russian media and rights groups…

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Added on: 02/07/2024
02/06/2024
As we navigate an increasingly tumultuous world laden with conflict, unconditional backing of equal rights for all will become increasingly essential for the well-being and resilience of…

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Added on: 02/07/2024
02/06/2024
Sept. 20 was a hard day for some Edmonton queer and trans youth who watched their classmates leave their high school to join their parents at a…

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Added on: 02/06/2024
Persecuted and prosecuted in their home country, some members of Russia’s LGBT community have been driven abroad — and hundreds have moved to Argentina, where their civil…

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Added on: 02/05/2024
LGBTQ+ Palestinians in danger due to their sexual orientation can request asylum in Israel, the Tel Aviv District Court for Administrative Affairs ruled on Sunday, according to KAN…

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Added on: 02/05/2024
02/04/2024
In the corridors of power and the shadows of society, a chilling tale unfolds in Iran, tugging at the threads of cultural stigma, societal prejudice, and governmental…

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Added on: 02/05/2024
02/04/2024
Reports from Russia indicate a young woman in the city of Nizhny Novgorod, east of Moscow, has been arrested and charged for wearing rainbow-colored earrings in violation…

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Added on: 02/02/2024
Ghana’s former president and leading opposition presidential candidate John Dramani Mahama on Wednesday expressed his opposition to LGBTQ+ rights but did not say if he would support…

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Added on: 02/02/2024
02/01/2024
(Reuters) – Two Russian courts have meted out the first convictions in connection with what the government calls the “international LGBT social movement” and which was designated…

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Added on: 02/01/2024
01/31/2024
The suicide of a 16-year-old Indian boy who hit a wall of online abuse after posting selfies in saris and makeup has galavanised calls for social media…

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Added on: 01/31/2024
A court in Yerevan on Tuesday rejected Russia’s request to extradite a man who fled the republic of Chechnya after being tortured because he was suspected of…

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Added on: 01/31/2024
01/30/2024
Doski Azad dared to live openly as a transgender woman in Iraqi Kurdistan, but her murder two years ago shattered the enclave’s reputation as a relatively liberal…

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Added on: 01/30/2024
01/29/2024
On a gray afternoon last June, the school board in Glendale, California, was preparing to make what was once a routine vote to honor June as LGBTQ+…

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Added on: 01/27/2024
01/26/2024
Hola Friends! Before we close this season and take a little break, we wanted to leave you with the story of Jardín de las Mariposas, a shelter…

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Added on: 01/25/2024
01/24/2024
A recent study on the prevalence of domestic violence has unveiled concerning findings about the experiences of maltreatment among LGBTQI Australians. Trigger Warning: This story discusses abuse…

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Added on: 01/23/2024
Human rights groups are pushing the University of Ghana to take stronger action in response to a widely publicized anti-gay attack that occurred on a university campus…

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Added on: 01/22/2024
01/22/2024
Uganda’s heavily criticised Anti-Homosexuality Act could pose a major threat to the country’s efforts to prevent the spread of HIV. When the Anti-Homosexuality Act was enacted last year, the…

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Added on: 01/22/2024
01/21/2024
Burundi’s President, Évariste Ndayishimiye, has come under sharp criticism from Human Rights Watch, the US and the EU for expressing support for the public execution of LGBTIQ+…

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Added on: 01/22/2024
01/21/2024
In November, Russia’s Supreme Court ruled the “international LGBT movement” to be an extremist organisation, effectively outlawing LGBT activism in the country and placing anyone the authorities…

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Added on: 01/21/2024
01/20/2024
Spoutible, an emerging social media platform launched last February as an alternative to X, has joined a growing number of platforms that have banned content promoting so-called…

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Added on: 01/19/2024
In an ever-worsening climate for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people in East Africa, Burundian president Évariste Ndayishimiye has added fuel to the fire. Speaking with journalists on…

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Added on: 01/16/2024
LGBTI groups protested at Mexico’s National Palace on Monday, in response to the death of activist and politician Samantha Fonseca, the fourth trans woman murdered in the…

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Added on: 01/12/2024
Supporters have donated more than $5,000 to help Ugandan LGBTQ+ rights activist Steven Kabuye, who was hospitalized in critical condition after he was repeatedly stabbed by anti-gay…

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Added on: 01/11/2024
01/10/2024
In a new briefing looking at 12 African countries, Amnesty documented how legal systems were increasingly weaponised in the past year to systematically target and discriminate against…

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Added on: 01/11/2024
01/10/2024
An asylum seeker forced into an exorcism for being gay has begged the Government to reconsider plans to designate India and Georgia as “safe states” as part…

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Added on: 01/08/2024
01/08/2024
Kabuye, who is the executive director of the advocacy group Colored Voice Truth to LGBTQ was left in a critical condition in hospital after he was “stabbed to…