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ADDED ON: 12/30/2020

From coronavirus crackdowns to court battles: 10 top LGBT+ stories in 2020

LONDON, Dec 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Coronavirus dominated news around the world in 2020, creating particular challenges for the LGBT+ community in terms of mental health, access to HIV medication and…

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ADDED ON: 12/11/2020

FACTBOX – As Bhutan scraps gay sex ban, what pro-LGBT+ steps have others taken?

NEW DELHI, Dec 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As countries around the world move to dismantle often centuries-old laws banning gay sex, Bhutan has become the latest nation to take steps to…

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ADDED ON: 01/13/2020

Bhutan: Historic opportunity to decriminalize same-sex relationships

Bhutan must seize an historic opportunity to secure equal rights for LGBTI people in the country, Amnesty International said today, calling on the upper house of parliament to pass a bill decriminalizing…

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ADDED ON: 07/03/2019

LGBTI Asia: From Myanmar tragedy to Pakistan progress

Homophobic bullying in Myanmar. Rainbow socks in Singapore. A first for trans people in Pakistan. This is a brief roundup of LGBTI news from countries that have anti-gay laws or are recovering…

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ADDED ON: 06/08/2019

Bhutan moves to decriminalise homosexuality

Bhutan’s National Assembly has begun the process of decriminalising gay sex, a move which could hand LGBT+ people improved rights. The Buddhist kingdom’s lower house voted on Friday (June 7) to remove…

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