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ADDED ON: 05/22/2019

Hong Kong transport authorities approve LGBT ad after backlash over ban

A Cathay Pacific advertisement featuring two men holding hands can now be displayed across Hong Kong’s transport network, after its reported ban sparked a public outcry. The South China Morning Post reported…

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ADDED ON: 05/22/2019

Birmingham LGBT teaching row: How did it unfold?

Lessons about same-sex relationships and transgender issues have resulted in protests outside primary schools, children being removed from classes and head teachers being threatened. BBC News looks back at the origins of…

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ADDED ON: 05/22/2019

IDF drops traditional parental identifications

After an ongoing campaign by “LGBT” organizations, the IDF has decided to make a revolutionary change and relinquish the definitions of "Mother" and "Father" in favor of "Parent 1" and "Parent 2",…

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ADDED ON: 05/21/2019

Polish Towns Go ‘LGBT Free’ Ahead of Bitter European Election Campaign

Teresa Drzewiecka grew up during World War Two, when German and Soviet troops battled for control of her town of Swidnik in eastern Poland. Now 83, she sees another threat to her…

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ADDED ON: 05/21/2019

Moldovan Pride march met by opposing groups

Hundreds of supporters attended Moldova's LGBT "I'm OK" march on Sunday. The LGBT Solidarity March began in 2013 and has occurred annually since then. Parliament member Dumitru Alaiba has been the first…

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ADDED ON: 05/21/2019

More than 300 attend Victory Institute conference in Colombia

More than 300 activists and elected officials from around Latin America attended an LGBTQ Victory Institute-organized conference that took place in the Colombian capital of Bogotá from May 16-18. Colombian Congressman Mauricio…

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ADDED ON: 05/21/2019

GAY COUPLES PLAN MASS WEDDINGS AFTER TAIWAN LEGALIZES UNIONS

Gay couples in Taiwan plan a mass wedding registration after lawmakers voted to legalize same-sex marriage, a first in Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who had championed the cause…

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ADDED ON: 05/21/2019

Taiwan furious after China attempts to take credit for LGBT marriage win

Taiwan has lashed out at China's state media for attempting to take credit for the island's historic decision to legalize same-sex marriage. On Friday, Taiwan's legislators passed a bill making same-sex marriage…

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ADDED ON: 05/20/2019

LGBT in Lebanon: 15 years of activism, oppression

The sun was shining above the groups demonstrating against the US-British military campaign against Iraq in 2003 in Beirut.‎ We were a group of eager youths, university student activists meeting in front…

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ADDED ON: 05/20/2019

NIO spends just £318 advancing LGBT rights in Northern Ireland

The Northern Ireland Office has spent just £318 in recent years on advancing LGBT rights in Northern Ireland. The money was spent on rainbow lanyards, according to a Freedom of Information response…

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ADDED ON: 05/20/2019

Puerto Rico’s First Center for LGBT Elders Opens

A ribbon-cutting ceremony for Puerto Rico’s first center for LGBT elders took place in San Juan on Tuesday. San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz spoke alongside Wilfred Labiosa, executive director of Waves…

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ADDED ON: 05/20/2019

Center for Civic Education (CGO): Homophobia and Transphobia in Montenegro Must be Stopped

The Montenegrin society has to make efforts in the struggle for human rights that every citizen would be accepted as equal before law and society, regardless of sexual and gender differences, said…

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