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ADDED ON: 02/06/2023

‘Nervous’ couple makes history as India’s first-ever trans parents to be: ‘We’re about to realise my dream’

A trans couple in India has made history by announcing they are expecting their first child. Trans woman and dancer Ziya Paval announced on Instagram that her partner, trans man Zahhad, is…

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ADDED ON: 02/04/2023

Japanese prime minister’s aide leaving over LGBTQ remarks

A senior aide to Japan’s prime minister is being dismissed after making discriminatory remarks about LGBTQ people. Prime Minister Fumio Kishida told reporters Saturday that Masayoshi Arai, a secretary at his office,…

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ADDED ON: 02/04/2023

Indian gay couples begin legal battle for same-sex marriage

Utkarsh Saxena and Ananya Kotia’s love story began just like any other college romance. Except no one else knew about the gay couple’s relationship. It was 2008. Homosexuality was yet to gain…

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ADDED ON: 01/30/2023

Brihonnola launches campaign to ensure accessible educational environment for transgender students

A primary school-focused campaign is initiated to ensure an accessible educational environment for transgender students in educational institutions titled “Campaign for Trans-inclusive School Environment” by Brihonnola – an organization led by students…

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ADDED ON: 01/30/2023

Transgender persons included in income support programme

KARACHI: Federal Minister for Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety Shazia Marri said on Sunday that transgender community was being formally included in the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP). Speaking at a programme held…

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ADDED ON: 01/29/2023

Mumbai: Rainbow colours everywhere mark pride march’s 15 years

Discord among different queer rights organisations seemed to have clouded the otherwise flamboyant rainbow of the pride march, held in the city on Saturday. The first LGBTQIA+ pride to be held after…

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ADDED ON: 01/29/2023

Plans for anti-LGBT bylaws raise specter of persecution

State-sponsored discrimination looks to be on the rise in the country ahead of the 2024 general elections, with plans to enact new anti-LGBT bylaws in several regions gaining traction after the mayor…

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ADDED ON: 01/24/2023

After failed heterosexual marriages, this Israeli lesbian couple is living it up

Sarah and Tammy were both married to men at a time when relationship with other women was unheard of; after decades in the closet, they finally found each other and they are…

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ADDED ON: 01/23/2023

The Last Act Of Premier Su: Taiwan Recognises Same-sex Marriages Of Transnational Couples

In a historic move, Taiwan has moved to recognise transnational same-sex couples from countries that do not recognise same-sex marriage. On Friday, the government of Taiwan decided to recognise same-sex marriage between its…

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ADDED ON: 01/23/2023

Israeli president’s gay son arrives with partner at LGBTQ event

President Issac Herzog's son, who is openly gay and living with his partner David and their three children, arrived at the 100th theatre performance of a play about the horrific murder at…

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ADDED ON: 01/21/2023

Cambodia positioned to fully integrate LGBT people into society, UN expert says

Cambodia is poised to make strides towards the full social integration of gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people, protecting them from violence and discrimination, a UN-appointed independent human rights experts said on…

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ADDED ON: 01/21/2023

Indian govt refused to appoint openly gay judge, says Supreme Court

India's government has refused to appoint a senior lawyer as a judge because he is gay and has a foreign partner, the country's Supreme Court said. New Delhi only decriminalised gay sex…

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