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ADDED ON: 04/08/2021

Thai Protests: Pro-Democracy Groups and LGBTI Involvement

In the face of a reality consumed by the coronavirus pandemic, there have been places across the globe where activism has not only continued but flourished. One of these places has been…

ADDED ON: 03/30/2021

Democracy and LGBTI Activists: Myanmar’s Pro-Democracy Protests

As the coup in Myanmar has unfolded over the past month, the situation has deteriorated. The anti-democratic military junta has, by numerous accounts, started to use live fire against the pro-democracy protestors.…

ADDED ON: 02/26/2021

Two Gay Chechens: Torture, Escape, and a Forced Return

Chechnya, a majority Muslim republic of southern Russia, has a long a history of LGBTI persecution. Numerous reports have come out of Chechnya in recent years about the torture, disappearance, and death of…

ADDED ON: 01/22/2021

Biden and LGBTQI Policy: A New Administration, A New Memo, A New Path

On January 20th, 2021, President-Elect Joe Biden became the President of the United States, assuming the role that former President Donald Trump inhabited for 4 years. In the weeks since then, President…