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ADDED ON: 09/22/2021

LGBTQIA community members may be Maguindanao bombing targets

The bombing that happened in Datu Piang, Maguindanao on Saturday (September 18) may have been motivated by hate against LGBTQIA people there. This is according to Lt. Col. John Paul Baldomar, spokesperson…

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ADDED ON: 09/22/2021

Berlin becomes a magnet for LGBT+ Poles fleeing homophobia at home

When conservative politicians started making anti-LGBT+ speeches on the campaign trail, Piotr Kalwaryjski, a gay man from western Poland, decided it was time to pack up and leave. Weeks after a 2019…

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ADDED ON: 09/22/2021

Prosecutor investigates anti-LGBT, Nazi march in downtown Madrid

The Madrid prosecutor's office opened an investigation on Monday after a crowd of about 200 people sporting Nazi paraphernalia marched in the Spanish capital's gay-friendly neighbourhood of Chueca on Saturday shouting offensive…

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ADDED ON: 09/22/2021

Ghana: LGBT Activists Face Hardships After Detention

Arbitrary arrests and detention of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people in Ghana, and a proposed draconian anti-LGBT bill are causing serious economic hardship and psychological stress for LGBT people, Human…

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ADDED ON: 09/22/2021

‘The Taliban will have no mercy’: LGBTQ+ Afghans go into hiding

Laila, a transgender woman in Afghanistan, rubs her eyes to wipe tears away. “I am terrified. It’s like a nightmare. I don’t feel safe even in my room. I’m scared of the…

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ADDED ON: 09/20/2021

Joe Biden Cancels Meeting With HH After Nalumango Gay Rights Snub

The highly publicized meeting between US President Joe Biden and President Hakainde Hichilema has been cancelled after Vice President Mutale Nalumango told Parliament that Zambia will not entertain gay rights. According to…

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ADDED ON: 09/20/2021

Gay Swedish Priest Refuses to Marry Heterosexual Couples to Protest Church Bigotry

As Swedish priests are not obliged to marry a couple if they are morally opposed, Lars Gårdsfeldt is using that right to fight against church bigotry. The roles have reversed in Sweden…

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ADDED ON: 09/20/2021

LGBTQ issues lacking in federal election, say voters from Sask. community

LGBTQ voters in Saskatchewan say federal leaders have missed the mark on issues important to the queer community during the election campaign. According to recent statistics, Canada is home to more than…

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ADDED ON: 09/20/2021

12 Yr Old Gamer Deserves An Ally Award For Saying It Like It Is

We’ve all heard of horror stories of overly masculine men (or insecure closeted ones) making online gaming not so much of a safe space for LGBTQ+ gamers. There are even games out…

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ADDED ON: 09/19/2021

Salvadoran president rules out allowing abortion, same-sex marriage

Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele said on Friday a raft of constitutional reforms the government will send soon to Congress will not contain decriminalization of abortion, legalization of same-sex marriage or steps to…

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ADDED ON: 09/19/2021

Chinese LGBT athlete comes out as gay on social media and receives huge support despite government repression and censorship

A Chinese volleyball athlete has taken the rare step of publicly revealing she is gay by releasing a marriage-registry-style photo of her and her girlfriend on Weibo. “She doesn’t need to do…

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