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ADDED ON: 07/15/2019

Tensions simmer in Hamilton LGBTQ community after Pride festival violence

The groups stand separated by temporary metal fencing and a line of police officers. On one side, Canadian flags and yellow vests. The other, rainbow flags and cardboard signs decrying hate. This…

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ADDED ON: 07/15/2019

HUNDREDS PROTEST IN TEL AVIV AFTER ISRAELI EDUCATION MINISTER PRAISES GAY CONVERSION THERAPY

LGBT activists in Israel are calling for the resignation of Education Minister Rafi Peretz after he claimed gay conversion therapy could work. "I think it's possible," Peretz, an orthodox rabbi and leading…

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ADDED ON: 07/14/2019

LGBT community hopes election spurs gay rights debate, legislation

The LGBT community and their allies hope the upcoming upper house election will help advance the national discussion on LGBT rights in Japan and lead to legal recognition. Small headway has been…

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ADDED ON: 07/14/2019

Aldo Davila: Guatemala Elects First Openly Gay Congressman

Final results of last month's election in Guatemala were released on Friday. Among the 160 deputies elected on June 16 was Aldo Iván Dávila Morales, who is openly gay and living with…

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ADDED ON: 07/14/2019

Meet the man hoping to become the Muslim world’s first openly gay president

Mounir Baatour’s office is cool, the steady thrum of the air conditioner offering a welcome break from the blistering summer heat that has descended upon Tunis. Past noon, little moves outside. The…

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ADDED ON: 07/14/2019

Nepal’s Sexual Minorities Demand Government To Include LGBT Community In Public Service

The sexual and gender minority community in Nepal has demanded with the government to include the community in the public service commission vacancy announced by the state. Speaking at an interaction organised…

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ADDED ON: 07/13/2019

Gay and trans soldiers say they were abused in South Korean military

After months of watching the abuse, Park felt he had to act. The South Korean soldier had seen another low-ranking conscript, deemed effeminate and suspected of being gay, being sexually abused, beaten…

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ADDED ON: 07/13/2019

Popular trans television presenter gunned down in Honduras

Beloved transgender television presenter, Santiago Carvajal, died on Saturday (6 July)in Honduras after she was shot on Friday. She died at Mario Catarino Rivas Hospital in San Pedro Sula, the Central American…

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ADDED ON: 07/13/2019

The many flags of the LGBT community

Everyone probably recognizes the rainbow flag as the universal symbol of the LGBT community. But there are other subcultures that have adopted banners of their own and every year around this time…

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ADDED ON: 07/13/2019

Puyallup Indians recognize their gay and lesbian members with Pride events

The Puyallup Tribe of Indians is embracing its gay and lesbian members, and it’s doing it in a big way. Although the tribe recognized same-sex unions in 2014, it hasn’t until now…

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ADDED ON: 07/13/2019

Despite SC Ruling, India Abstains Again on Vote on LGBT Rights at UN

The Supreme Court may have decriminalised gay sex last year, but it seems the Indian government didn’t think that it was enough to revise a three-year-old position as it again abstained on…

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ADDED ON: 07/12/2019

Trump’s new ‘rights’ commission is packed with anti-LGBT activists

LGBT+ groups have expressed concern after Donald Trump launched a ‘natural law’ commission that is dominated by members with anti-LGBT beliefs. Trump’s current Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced plans to undercut…

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