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ADDED ON: 11/29/2022

South Korea’s LGBTQ community confronts crushing headwinds in fight for equality

Lesvos rolls out of bed each morning before the sunrise, heads to work, then punches her time card at exactly 6 a.m. By day, she’s a chef at a traditional Korean restaurant…

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ADDED ON: 11/28/2022

London transport network blocks Qatar ads over LGBTQ laws

LONDON: London's transport system is not allowing advertising that "portrays Qatar as a desirable destination" or encourages people to attend the World Cup, under a 2019 policy response to LGBTQ laws there. The…

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ADDED ON: 11/28/2022

Taliban lashes and flogs Afghans in crowded football stadiums for ‘adultery and gay sex’

The Taliban have flogged a group of people in a crowded football stadium for “moral crimes” including gay sex. Twelve people, including three women, were lashed in front of thousands of onlookers in…

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ADDED ON: 11/27/2022

I spoke to 100 LGBTQ+ Afghans fearing for their lives under the Taliban. This is what I learned

Filmmaker Dan Hall accidentally found himself in contact with more than a hundred queer people in Afghanistan living under Taliban rule. He shares some of their stories in a powerful new film.…

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ADDED ON: 11/26/2022

Rainbow struggle playing out on sidelines of World Cup

Aside from the competition for the World Cup title, one of the most hotly contested issues in the tournament in Qatar is over rainbow colors. In the first week of the tournament,…

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ADDED ON: 11/26/2022

India’s top court to weigh same-sex marriage recognition

India's top court decided Friday to proceed with a case weighing legal recognition of same-sex marriages, four years after the same institution struck down a colonial-era ban on gay sex. The case,…

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ADDED ON: 11/26/2022

South Korea’s supreme court rules on legal transgender recognition

In a victory for LGBTQ rights, South Korea's supreme court ruled that transgender people have the right to change their legal sex status, regardless of whether they have underage children. South Korea…

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ADDED ON: 11/25/2022

EU parliament calls on FIFA to help compensate families of dead migrant workers

BRUSSELS, Nov 24 (Reuters) - The EU parliament on Thursday voted in favour of a resolution that calls on FIFA to help compensate the families of the migrant workers who died, as…

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ADDED ON: 11/23/2022

In First, Israel Issues Guidelines to Schools for Dealing With LGBTQ Students

For the first time, Israel's Education Ministry has issued guidelines to schools regarding LGBTQ students and families. The document, released on Tuesday, requires schools to train teachers on the subject, to clarify…

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ADDED ON: 11/22/2022

2022 Qatar World Cup Human rights protests and reactions live: LGBTQ, armbands, rainbow flags…

Iranians chant for Mahsa Amini. Right before England beat Iran, the fans gathered outside the Khalifa International Stadium to chant the name of the woman whose death sparked the protests in Iran:…

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ADDED ON: 11/21/2022

Maguindanao town goes strict against LGBTQ cross-dressing

SHARIFF AGUAK, Maguindanao del Sur, Philippines — Previously known as the municipality of Maganoy, this third-class town with a population of around 35,000 has imposed stricter measures against members of the LGBTQ…

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ADDED ON: 11/21/2022

Pakistan’s transgender activists seek rights and protection

Karachi (AFP) – Hundreds of transgender activists and their supporters protested in Pakistan’s southern city of Karachi Sunday to campaign for equal rights and raise awareness of discrimination against the community. The protest comes…

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