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ADDED ON: 05/11/2021

U.S. Lutheran Church Elects its First Openly Transgender Bishop

A pastor in California became the first openly transgender person to be elevated to the role of bishop in a major American Christian denomination when they were elected on Saturday to lead…

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ADDED ON: 05/11/2021

White House Reverses Trump Ban on LGBT Health-Care Protection

The federal government will begin enforcing protections for LGBT Americans in health care again, reversing a ban put in place by the Trump administration, the Health and Human Services Department said Monday.…

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ADDED ON: 05/11/2021

Poland’s left questions police textbook that lists LGBT as social pathology

=The Left (Lewica), Poland’s left-wing opposition grouping alliance in parliament, has asked the police chief to explain why a new textbook for police officers titled “Social pathologies, selected problems” lists the transgender…

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ADDED ON: 05/11/2021

Catholic School District in Canada Mandates ‘LGBT’ Pride Month Awareness and Staff Training

BURLINGTON, Ontario — While a Catholic school district in Ontario failed to pass a proposal to fly the rainbow-colored LGBT Pride Flag outside schools in June, the school board changed the proposal…

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ADDED ON: 05/11/2021

Long Eaton school reports chaplain to terrorist watchdog for LGBT sermon

A Christian school in Long Eaton reported its chaplain to the Government's anti-terror watchdog after he suggested his students should 'make up their own minds' on LGBT teachings. Reverend Dr Bernard Randall,…

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ADDED ON: 05/10/2021

UN Condemns Ugandan Bill to Criminalize Same-Sex Relations

The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights is calling on Uganda to amend a bill to ban same-sex relations that it says would violate human rights standards and…

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ADDED ON: 05/10/2021

Gay man brutally murdered and beheaded by family in Iran in ‘honour killing’

Alireza Fazeli-Monfared, 20, was reportedly murdered by his brother and cousins on Tuesday (4 May) after they discovered the Iranian military exempted him from service because of “sexual depravities”. At around 7pm…

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ADDED ON: 05/10/2021

Prospects dim for passage of LGBTQ rights bill in Senate

Controlling Congress and the White House for the first time in a decade, Democrats were hopeful this would be the year they finally secured civil rights protections for LGBTQ Americans. Then came…

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ADDED ON: 05/10/2021

U.S. Supports Transgender Health Clinics in India

The United States supports and advocates for the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex (LGBTQI+) people everywhere. In India — where transgender people are medically underserved and frequently…

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ADDED ON: 05/09/2021

Lesbian mothers flood German courts with demands for parenting rights

When Inga celebrated the birth of her first child with her wife Jenny, the last thing she expected in her bid to be recognised as the baby's second mother was a criminal…

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ADDED ON: 05/09/2021

Trans men mocked and denied entry to Egypt by border guards because they ‘do not look female’

Or Mizan and Titi Katan, both from Haifa, Israel, were travelling to Egypt for a five-day holiday in the Ras a-Satan resort in the Sinai peninsula when they were stopped at the…

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ADDED ON: 05/09/2021

Silicon Valley Not Immune To Anti-LGBTQ Violence

Three years ago, San Jose lawmakers voted to fly a rainbow flag over Chick-Fil-A—an effort to proclaim LGBTQ residents were welcome in one of the world's most progressive cities. But not everyone…

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