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ADDED ON: 02/22/2019

Gay teacher threatened over LGBT lessons named as finalist for world’s top teaching award

A gay teacher who has been threatened over lessons on homosexuality has been named as a top 10 finalist for one of the world’s top teaching awards. Andrew Moffat, assistant head and…

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ADDED ON: 02/22/2019

Ex-child soldier fights for trans rights in Colombia

When Colombia's FARC guerrillas turned up at the home of Cristian Camilo Gonzalez nearly two decades ago and shoved him into a truck when he was just aged 14, his happy childhood…

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ADDED ON: 02/22/2019

One in four pre-teen suicides may be LGBT youth

Youth 12 to 14 years old LGBT are much more likely to die by suicide than their heterosexual peers, a disparity that persists but becomes less pronounced by early adulthood, a U.S.…

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ADDED ON: 02/22/2019

Georgian far right vows to shut down upcoming LGBT parade

LGBT Pride Week will be held in Tbilisi from 18-23 June and is organized by Tbilisi Pride. Preparations for the event have already begun, and a preliminary programme of events has been…

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ADDED ON: 02/22/2019

Taiwan unveils Asia’s first draft law on same-sex marriage

Taiwan on Thursday proposed a draft law to allow same-sex marriage in Asia’s first such bill, but the legislation was criticized by rights activists and conservative groups amid a heated debate over…

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ADDED ON: 02/22/2019

Kenya High Court delays ruling on law banning gay sex to May 24

Supporters and opponents of gay rights said on Friday they accepted a decision by Kenya’s High Court to delay for another three months a ruling on whether to strike down a colonial-era…

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ADDED ON: 02/21/2019

Kenyan court to rule on decriminalising gay sex

Kenya’s High Court is to rule on Friday whether to decriminalise gay sex. The court’s verdict could make history if it decides to scrap the law that makes homosexuality illegal and dates…

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ADDED ON: 02/21/2019

Iceland’s Intersex Children at Risk As Without New Protection, Activist Says

The future health of Iceland's intersex children has been put at risk with the removal of protections from a draft law that promotes transgender rights, the country's leading intersex activist said on…

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ADDED ON: 02/21/2019

Singaporeans Remain Deeply Divided on the Issues of Recognizing Gay Civil Partnerships Here

Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam was right — Singapore remains “deeply split” on the matter of gay rights in the country. According to a new study by market research company YouGov, only…

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ADDED ON: 02/21/2019

LGBTI People With Disability to Launch Fearless Express at Sydney Mardi Gras

LGBTI people with disability will raise awareness for accessible public transport at the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras pride parade on 2 March. Five Australian disability organizations have organized the Fearless Express float. It…

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ADDED ON: 02/21/2019

LGBTQIA Members Walk for Pulwama Martyrs

I’m gay, that’s okay. I’m trans, that’s okay, I’m straight, that’s okay’…these slogans were chanted at the fourth edition of Nagpur Pride organised at Samvidhan Chowk on Saturday by hundreds of LGBTQIA members and…

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ADDED ON: 02/21/2019

Key LGBTI Groups Not Invited to Trump Summit on Decriminalizing Homosexuality

LGBT groups in the United States working to advance LGBT rights overseas and major LGBT groups in Europe weren’t invited to the international summit in Berlin on the Trump administration’s new global…

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