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ADDED ON: 01/18/2022

Gay couple become first in Taiwan to adopt after legal battle – but victory is bittersweet.

A married gay couple has become the first in Taiwan to adopt a child together – but their legal victory hasn’t been extended to other couples like them. Husbands Wang Chen-wei and…

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ADDED ON: 01/18/2022

LGBT ACTIVIST DETAINED IN LEBANON, FINALLY ARRIVES IN AUSTRALIA.

After fleeing to Turkey from their home country of Jordan in July 2020, LGBTQI activist Alshaima Omama Alzubi has finally arrived in Australia. The 25-year-old Jordanian refugee who identifies as lesbian and…

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ADDED ON: 01/15/2022

Tripura Cops Deny Allegations Of Transgender Harassment

The Tripura Police have refuted the allegations made by atleast four transgender persons, who asserted that personnel from Tripura Police stripped them on Saturday in a bid to prove their gender identity,…

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ADDED ON: 01/13/2022

LGBT Members Allege They Were Made To Disrobe By Police To Prove Their Identity

Agartala, Jan 11 (PTI) Four LGBT members were arrested by the police here and made to disrobe in a police station to prove their identity, according to an FIR filed by one…

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ADDED ON: 01/12/2022

Now illegal to discriminate based on SOGIE in Bataan after passage of anti-discrimination ordinance.

Bataan has joined the still few local government units (LGUs) in the Philippines that now has an anti-discrimination ordinance (ADO) that prohibits the discrimination of people based on their sexual orientation or…

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ADDED ON: 01/11/2022

Tokyo same-sex partner plans highlight road ahead for LGBTQ rights.

Many welcomed Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike's recent announcement that a same-sex partnership system would be introduced for all of Tokyo in fiscal 2022. But some LGBTQ activists have pointed out that much…

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ADDED ON: 01/08/2022

Gay South Korean couple lose equal coverage lawsuit against health insurer

A Seoul court rejected a landmark lawsuit by a same-sex couple over shared health insurance benefits Friday, a ruling that advocates say highlights the challenges the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community…

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ADDED ON: 01/07/2022

Transgender woman referred to prosecutors for using Osaka ladies room

A transgender woman was referred to prosecutors Thursday for suspected trespassing after using the ladies room in a commercial facility in Osaka, in a case an expert on LGBT issues fears might…

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ADDED ON: 01/06/2022

Is Korean media silencing LGBT voices?

A rendition of Lady Gaga’s LGBT anthem “Born This Way” with a missing lyric by a South Korean group on New Year’s Eve has caused controversy, with experts calling it “LGBT erasure.”…

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ADDED ON: 01/05/2022

2022 WORLD CUP CEO SAYS HOMOSEXUALITY ‘NOT AUTHORISED’ IN QATAR.

The CEO of the 2022 FIFA World Cup organising committee, Nasser Al Khater, says “homosexuality is not authorised” in his home country of Qatar. In 2010, the small emirate on the Arabian…

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ADDED ON: 01/04/2022

Meet Trinetra Haldar Gummaraj, Karnataka’s First Transgender Doctor.

Transgender activist, surgeon in training, and Instagram influencer Trinetra Haldar Gummaraju is fighting bigotry. She is taking on prejudice against the trans community and hopes to improve the healthcare of trans people.…

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ADDED ON: 01/04/2022

Israel opens surrogacy to same-sex couples, single fathers, transgender people.

Israel announced on Tuesday that the country will begin allowing same-sex couples, single fathers and transgender individuals to pursue parental surrogacy. The news was delivered by Israeli health minister Nitzan Horowitz, who…

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