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Kakuma: From Celebration to Desperation

2018 has been a year of incredible highs and lows for LGBTI refugees in housed in Kenya’s sprawling Kakuma refugee camp. In early June, Refugee Flag Kakuma - a loose-knit organization of…

Instituto Nice Creates Opportunities for Trans Brazilians

“My dream is to get married and be able to guarantee my partner the right to stay on the small piece of land I have.” When Valeria Rodriguez heard this request from…

Tonga’s Leitis in Waiting

Tonga is distinguished for being the sole monarchy in the South Pacific. This unique status has been a blessing for the indigenous transgender community in the archipelago. Adopting the local name of…

Announcing Destination Equality

Atlantis Events and RSVP Vacations Lead in Launching the Groundbreaking Destination Equality Campaign to Lift Up the Caribbean LGBT Community Onboard Celebrity Edge (6 December 2018)—LGBT cruise veterans and one-time competitors Rich…

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ADDED ON: 04/21/2019

Converse releases new Pride collection that features both rainbow and trans flag designs

Converse has unveiled its Pride collection for 2019 and we couldn’t be happier to finally see the flag that represents the transgender community be included in the designs for the first time.…

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ADDED ON: 04/21/2019

Honduran transgender woman freed after a year in US detention

A Honduran transgender woman who was detained in a US immigration facility for seven months despite being granted asylum has been released after a legal challenge. Nicole García Aguilar was freed from…

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ADDED ON: 04/21/2019

THOUSANDS TURN OUT TO SAY NO TO SAME-SEX MARRIAGES IN CAYMAN

An estimated 2,000 people filled Cayman’s capital on Saturday (13 April) to rally against same-sex marriage in the Cayman Islands. It comes on the heels of the Government saying it will appeal…

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ADDED ON: 04/21/2019

LGBT ally and psychiatrist who argued homosexuality isn’t a disorder dies

A pioneering LGBTQ ally and psychiatrist has died at the age of 82. Richard Green was one of the first psychiatrists to speak out against labelling homosexuality as a mental disorder. His…

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