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ADDED ON: 07/10/2018

Thai Gay Relationships Bill Should Be Passed by November, Experts Believe

Thailand should push ahead with the Life and Partnership Registration bill to promote the rights of people with same-sex partners, participants in a weekend panel discussion said. The Justice Ministry’s Rights and…

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ADDED ON: 07/09/2018

Pride in London Sorry After Anti-Trans Protest

Pride in London organizers have apologized after anti-trans protesters “forced their way to the front of the parade”. Members of lesbian and feminist group Get The L Out demanded to march behind…

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ADDED ON: 07/09/2018

Spain Offers Free Fertility Treatment for Lesbians and Single Women

Spain’s new Socialist government has agreed to offer free reproductive treatment to lesbians and single women on Friday, restoring a benefit cancelled by the conservative administration it toppled in June. The announcement…

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ADDED ON: 07/09/2018

Gay Marriage Does Not Fit in a Communist Country, Cuban Evangelicals Say

Five Evangelical churches in Cuba say they oppose same-sex marriage because the ideology of gender is totally foreign to Cuban culture or “the historic leaders of the Revolution.” The Evangelical League of…

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ADDED ON: 07/09/2018

A Ray of Hope for LGBTI Community

A five-judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court will on Tuesday hear petitions for scrapping Section 377 of the penal code, a 149-year-old archaic law which criminalizes homosexual acts and provides for…

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ADDED ON: 07/09/2018

LGBT Issues Are of Huge Interest to People Not Just from Those Communities – the Data Proves It

When the prototype version of Pride London took place in 1972, it was sneered at by a media that was “universally hostile”, according to veteran LGBT activist Peter Tatchell. Ahead of Pride…

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ADDED ON: 07/09/2018

Malaysia: Numan Afifi, More than just gay

I will openly admit that I have been gay since 2008 when I came out right in front of a crowd of people. Thus, when I was outed again during the #UndiRosak…

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ADDED ON: 07/09/2018

Activists Sneak Pride into Russia

Six activists made Moscow a little gayer using some creativity. The activists from Spain, The Netherlands, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina and Colombia joined together using soccer shirts, standing side-by-side in the color of…

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ADDED ON: 07/09/2018

Ecuador Judges Rule Against Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Two judges of an Ecuadorian court have ruled against that nation’s ban on same-sex marriage. The pair of judges sit on the Family, Women, Children and Adolescents Court in Cuenca, Ecuador. The…

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ADDED ON: 07/08/2018

By Day, He Runs for President of South Sudan. By Night, He Unloads Trucks at Lowe’s.

Just minutes into the night shift at Lowe’s, beads of sweat sparkle on Bol Gai Deng’s forehead. He’s at the back of the suburban Richmond store, unloading a 54-foot truck crammed with…

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ADDED ON: 07/08/2018

These Five Court Cases Could Change the Future of LGBT Rights

The Supreme Court nominee President Trump is expected to announce on Monday could play as large a role in unraveling LGBT rights as retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy did in recognizing them. As…

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ADDED ON: 07/08/2018

No, LGBT People Aren’t Harming Malaysia, But Child Marriage Is

When the news broke last week that a 41-year-old man from Kelantan had married an 11-year-old girl, alarm bells went off in Malaysia’s newly elected government as well as among nongovernmental groups.…

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