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ADDED ON: 11/12/2019

Ireland: Majority of gay teenagers feel unsafe in school

Almost three-quarters of gay or transgender teenagers feel unsafe in schools, according to the largest survey of LGBT young people in the Irish education system. A large majority say they have experienced…

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ADDED ON: 11/11/2019

Anti-LGBTQ and Anti-Choice World Congress of Families and Its Russian Backers Seek to Expand Influence in Africa

The World Congress of Families, an international network of anti-LGBTQ and anti-choice activists, sponsored a regional conference in Accra, Ghana, last week. Organizers pitched it as an effort to “position Africa as…

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ADDED ON: 11/10/2019

Georgian police arrest more than 25 in clashes at gay movie premiere

Police in Georgia said on Saturday they had arrested more than 25 people after ultra-nationalist protesters attempting to derail the premiere of an award-winning movie about gay love clashed with security forces.…

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ADDED ON: 11/10/2019

Same-sex marriage ruling overturned in Cayman Islands

The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal has ruled in favour of the government, overturning Chief Justice Anthony Smellie’s previous ruling that legalised same-sex marriage in the Cayman Islands. At the same time,…

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ADDED ON: 11/07/2019

Georgian far right threatens home premiere of hit gay movie

After winning accolades abroad, a Georgian movie about gay love is drawing threats at home, with far-right groups threatening to block Friday’s premiere in the conservative Caucasian nation. “And Then We Danced”,…

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ADDED ON: 11/06/2019

Woman divides people with angry rant about rainbow poppies for Remembrance Day

Each year in the run up to November 11, you'll see people pinning red poppies to their jackets. The little paper flowers or badges are worn for Remembrance Day, or Armistice Day…

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ADDED ON: 11/06/2019

Bombs and blasphemy: the risks of watching gay art in Russia

Whenever the play “Out of the Closet” is performed, Russian drama company Teatr.Doc has to take extra precautions: the audiences’ passports are checked to ensure everyone is at least 18 and the…

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ADDED ON: 11/05/2019

Germany plans to ban gay ‘conversion therapy’

German Health Minister Jens Spahn unveiled a draft law on Monday that largely bans "conversion therapy" for LGBT+ people. The practice will be completely banned for all youths under the age of…

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ADDED ON: 11/05/2019

Poll reveals majority of eastern Europeans ‘fearful for democracy’

Thirty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, today’s eastern Europeans are fearful for the future of democracy, sceptical of government and the main political parties, and distrustful of the media,…

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ADDED ON: 11/02/2019

Popular LGBT club in Slovenia capital attacked, no injuries

Police in Slovenia say unknown assailants have attacked a popular LGBT club in Slovenia’s capital Ljubljana. Police say they are treating the incident as a hate crime. Slovenia’s Prime Minister Marjan Sarec…

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ADDED ON: 11/02/2019

Gay man in Turkmenistan goes missing after posting heartbreaking video fearing he might be ‘forcibly taken away’

A gay man in the central Asian country Turkmenistan has gone missing after claiming in a heartbreaking video that he might be “forcibly taken away”. Kasymberdy Garayev has reportedly vanished alongside his…

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ADDED ON: 11/01/2019

HIV-positive rugby star Thomas’ UK magazine cover hailed for tackling stigma

Former rugby international Gareth Thomas became one of the first openly HIV-positive people to appear on the cover of a mainstream British magazine on Thursday, a move hailed as chipping away at…

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