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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: 02/22/2019

Gay teacher threatened over LGBT lessons named as finalist for world’s top teaching award

A gay teacher who has been threatened over lessons on homosexuality has been named as a top 10 finalist for one of the world’s top teaching awards. Andrew Moffat, assistant head and…


ADDED ON: 02/22/2019

Ex-child soldier fights for trans rights in Colombia

When Colombia's FARC guerrillas turned up at the home of Cristian Camilo Gonzalez nearly two decades ago and shoved him into a truck when he was just aged 14, his happy childhood…


ADDED ON: 02/22/2019

One in four pre-teen suicides may be LGBT youth

Youth 12 to 14 years old LGBT are much more likely to die by suicide than their heterosexual peers, a disparity that persists but becomes less pronounced by early adulthood, a U.S.…


ADDED ON: 02/22/2019

Georgian far right vows to shut down upcoming LGBT parade

LGBT Pride Week will be held in Tbilisi from 18-23 June and is organized by Tbilisi Pride. Preparations for the event have already begun, and a preliminary programme of events has been…



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