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ADDED ON: 06/27/2018

Australian Police Acknowledge 27 Deaths as Probable Hate Crimes

The killings of 27 men in Australia between 1976 and 2000 were most likely homophobic hate crimes, police say. A New South Wales police taskforce has spent three years reviewing 86 cases…

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ADDED ON: 06/27/2018

Meet Anton Krasovsky, the Gay Man Running for Mayor of Moscow

Anton Krasovsky stands alone: the only out LGBTQ person willing to stand for election in Russia. That’s if the authorities allow him to run for mayor of Moscow this September. Anton Krasovsky’s…

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ADDED ON: 06/27/2018

Call for UK to Compensate Men Convicted Under Anti-gay Laws

Gay rights campaigners have called on Theresa May to compensate men who were convicted under discriminatory, anti-gay laws in the past. In a letter delivered to the British Prime Minister at No…

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ADDED ON: 06/27/2018

Angola Legalizes Gay Rights Group in National First

Angola has given legal recognition to a gay rights lobby group, sources briefed on the decision said on Wednesday, marking a major breakthrough for the closed and conservative society. The LGBT association…

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ADDED ON: 06/27/2018

What Life is Really Like for LGBTI Refugees in Ukraine

“When the war, started life for anyone who was ‘different’ became more dangerous,” Dasha, now 23, tells Dazed. Dasha is one of the nearly 1.6 million people estimated by the United Nations…

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ADDED ON: 06/27/2018

British Exhibition Goes Back 11,000 Years to Highlight LGBTI History

With a bust of Roman Emperor Hadrian’s lover to a silver cup depicting men having sex, a new exhibition of artworks dating back 11,000 years could shine a fresh light on LGBT…

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ADDED ON: 06/26/2018

A Temporary Thaw for Russia’s LGBT Community

In late 2016, Alexander Stein began posting about LGBT issues on Facebook and Russian social media site Vkontakte. He shared links to news articles on gay marriage laws in European countries and…

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ADDED ON: 06/26/2018

LGBT+ Activists Gear Up to Defy Turkey’s Ongoing Pride Ban

Teens draped in rainbow flags, trans activists waving banners, same-sex couples holding hands: every year, usually in the closing days of June, these are the scenes taking place in Istanbul, Turkey. But,…

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ADDED ON: 06/26/2018

Days in the Life of a Mexican Feminist Activist

Without a strong government response to the rampant presence of violence against women, the task of seeking justice is often left to grassroots organizers. It was May 3rd, 2017, 72 hours shy…

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ADDED ON: 06/26/2018

How to Kill LGBT Marriage Equality, One Wedding Cake and Bouquet of Flowers at a Time

Is it a hot potato, a tennis ball? Maybe both. The “it” is LGBT rights and equality, and the two sides eyeing its mysterious, contested trajectory high in the air are LGBT…

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ADDED ON: 06/26/2018

Sexual Minorities Mark A Decade Of Gay Pride With Huge Rainbow Flags In Chennai

Hundreds of people belonging to the LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer) community carried out a pride march on Sunday as they cheered and greeted people across the streets of Chennai to…

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ADDED ON: 06/26/2018

British Government to Publish Action Plan to Improve LGBT Lives

The British government will next week publish an action plan on advancing the lives and rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in the UK. It comes after the largest…

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