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ADDED ON: 12/06/2022

Sport New Zealand reveals new guidelines for transgender inclusion in community sport

Sport New Zealand has released new guidelines for the inclusion of transgender people in community sport, allowing athletes to compete in the gender they identify with. The overarching principle of the guidelines…

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ADDED ON: 12/06/2022

I’m a gay football fan and I felt so unsafe going to the World Cup I flew straight out of Qatar after every England game

Heading to the World Cup is a once in a lifetime opportunity for some football fans. Securing tickets is an expensive process, while finding accommodation can be difficult, and travel taxing. For…

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ADDED ON: 12/06/2022

Conservative justices show sympathy for case that could undercut LGBTQ rights

The Supreme Court’ s conservative majority seemed to be searching Monday for a way to allow religious business owners to opt out of providing certain kinds of services to same-sex couples, while…

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ADDED ON: 12/06/2022

Putin signs expanded anti-LGBTQ laws in Russia, in latest crackdown on rights

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday signed into law a bill that expands a ban on so-called LGBTQ “propaganda” in Russia, making it illegal for anyone to promote same-sex relationships or suggest…

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ADDED ON: 12/05/2022

Saskatchewan man calls for changes in organ donations for gay men after late husband’s tissues disqualified

Saskatchewan resident Dwayne Belcourt is accusing the Saskatchewan Health Authority of discrimination because he says his late husband’s tissues were disqualified due to his same-sex relationship. On Aug. 30, Belcourt’s husband Merril Donkin died from stage…

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ADDED ON: 12/05/2022

With Passage of Respect for Marriage Act, Searches Surge for ‘Gay Superheroes’

The pro-equality heroes of the U.S. Senate seem to have inspired online searches for the comic book variety. The internet lit up after the Nov. 29 Senate passage of the Respect for Marriage Act,…

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ADDED ON: 12/05/2022

US Cancels LGBTI+ Special Envoy RI Visit

The US Government has announced the cancellation of a Visit to Indonesia by President Biden’s Special Envoy to Advance the Human Rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Queer, and Intersex (LGBTQI+) Jessica Stern. The…

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ADDED ON: 12/05/2022

Netanyahu chides Trump, vows to defend LGBT rights

Israeli Prime Minister-designate Benjamin Netanyahu pushed back on criticism of his incoming right-wing government, vowing in an interview with NBC News Sunday that he will not permit an erosion of Israeli democracy in…

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ADDED ON: 12/04/2022

Colorado Springs LGBTQ+ community has long struggled to find a ‘safe space’

Finding a place for rainbows in a sea of red has often been a struggle for those who identify as LGBTQ+ in Colorado Springs, a city with a rocky history when it…

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ADDED ON: 12/04/2022

Pageant celebrates transgender life in India

Anilya Boro may not have won the crown at India’s Miss Trans NE pageant this year, but having her parents there in support was a validation in its own right. “I must…

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ADDED ON: 12/04/2022

377A repeal: Singapore turns page on dark LGBT history

Standing in Singapore's tranquil Esplanade Park, Russell Heng pointed to the spot where he was once caught by the police - just for being gay. It looks like any other tree-lined corner…

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ADDED ON: 12/04/2022

Influential Iraqi cleric launches anti-LGBTQ campaign

An influential Iraqi cleric who announced his withdrawal from politics four months ago has broken a period of relative silence to launch an anti-LGBTQ campaign. Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr posted a statement…

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