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Leanne Mc Brearty — Inishowen Pride, Ireland

On 5 June, County Donegal saw its first Pride parade, organized by the Inishowen Pride committee. I spoke to Leanne Mc Brearty, a member of the organizing group, about what it took…

Keio Soomelt — Festheart Film Festival, Estonia

In 2021, the LGBT+ film festival Festheart celebrated its fifth anniversary in Estonia. I spoke with Keio Soomelt, one of the founders and head organizer of the festival, to discuss what it…

Suspended Gay Priest Krzysztof Charamsa Wants LGBT Catholics to Get Angry

Alturi catches up with former Vatican official Krzysztof Charamsa, who, since coming out and being promptly fired in 2015, has been quietly stirring up the Catholic Church’s next ideological evolution in his…

The Kisumu Feminists Society Wants Justice For Sheila Lumumba

The Kisumu Feminists Society was founded as an LGBT-inclusive feminist organization in Kisumu, Kenya when the women's movement and the LGBT movement could not stand alone in the face of gender-based violence…

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ADDED ON: 07/02/2022

Taiwan accepts same-sex marriage, so why not adoption?

Wang Chen-wei and Chen Jun-ru are unique among parents in Taiwan. This year, in a landmark legal case, the two men became the first same-sex couple on the island to legally adopt…


ADDED ON: 07/02/2022

‘The Book of Queer’ Creator Eric Cervini On The Subversive Joy of Telling Our Own History

Just because June is over, it doesn’t mean we stop commemorating Pride. It’s actually more important to not contain our celebration to one singular month, and we must stay vigilant and vocal…


ADDED ON: 07/02/2022

Berlin mosque flies rainbow flag in support of LGBTQ community

The Ibn Rushd-Goethe mosque in Berlin said on Friday it was the first German mosque to fly the rainbow flag, a symbol of pride and diversity of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender…


ADDED ON: 07/02/2022

I can’t take my family to Texas,’ or another red state: Military parents fight to protect their transgender kids

Over the past 19 years, Alleria Stanley's family has grown accustomed to packing up and moving wherever the Army tells them to go, measuring time by all the different states and countries…



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