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ADDED ON: 08/08/2018

Nine Armenian Teenagers Wounded in anti-LGBT Attack

Nine LGBT activists and their friends were attacked in a village in southern Armenia by a group of 30 men, reported Pink Armenia, a Yerevan-based NGO. Two were hospitalized with serious injuries…

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ADDED ON: 08/08/2018

British Pilot ‘Saves Life of Gay Asylum Seeker’

A gay asylum seeker has said a pilot “saved his life” by refusing to fly him back to Nepal. On Sunday (August 5), Jagat was meant to be deported back to his…

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ADDED ON: 08/08/2018

Is This the New Malaysia We Voted For? LGBT Activist Asks after Picture Removed from Exhibition

Activist Nisha Ayub has demanded that the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government state its stand on the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community after her portrait with a Malaysian flag draped on…

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ADDED ON: 08/07/2018

Turkey Won’t Return to Eurovision Because of LGBT Contestants

Turkey has ruled out a return to the Eurovision Song Contest until the show bans LGBT+ contestants. The country was a staple at the pan-European music contest from 1975 up until 2012,…

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ADDED ON: 08/07/2018

LGBT Festival Prague Pride Kicks Off in Czech Capital

The 8th annual festival of LGBT culture Prague Pride kicks off in the Czech capital on Monday with a concert on Střelecký Island. The week-long festival offers over a hundred events, including…

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ADDED ON: 08/07/2018

Now You See Her, Now You Don’t: The Invisible Lives of Queer Women in India

Rupa Mhatre (name changed) is among the last to exit the just-arrived red state transport bus at the Mumbai Central depot. Pulling her sari over her head to shield against the rain,…

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ADDED ON: 08/07/2018

In Pictures: Expelled for Being Gay

Brazilian photographer Nayara Leite has been exploring the lives of six Brazilian homosexuals who were expelled from their homes when they told their families they were gay. Leite asked them to send her…

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ADDED ON: 08/07/2018

LGBT Britain Eyes Rights Post-Brexit

When John Walker discovered he could not leave his work pension to his same-sex partner in the event of his death, it kickstarted an 11-year legal battle with his former employer and…

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ADDED ON: 08/06/2018

Trudeau Marches in Vancouver’s 40th Annual Pride Parade

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marched in Vancouver's 40th annual Pride Parade in the West End neighbourhood Sunday. Trudeau previously marched in the parade in 2016, but was not in attendance last year.…

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ADDED ON: 08/06/2018

Costa Rican Political Figures Come Out in Support of Same-sex Marriage

Four former presidents, former Supreme Court justices, and other political figures signed a declaration against discrimination and in favor of same-sex marriage in Costa Rica on Friday. The declaration came as the…

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ADDED ON: 08/06/2018

Taiwan’s Flag Flies at Paris Gay Games Opening

The Republic of China (Taiwan) flag was waved during the colorful opening of the 2018 Gay Games in Paris Saturday, not just by the Taiwanese team but also by teams from other…

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ADDED ON: 08/06/2018

Facebook Bans Infowars and Alex Jones after Calls for Drag Queens to Be Burned Alive

Notorious anti-LGBT conspiracy theory outlet InfoWars has been banned from Facebook for violating hate speech rules – after calling for drag queens to be burned alive. The pro-Trump outlet is best known…

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