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ADDED ON: 09/16/2018

‘We’re Brothers, Sisters and Activists’: The Greek Collective of Gay and Trans Refugees

Maha was a final-year trainee at a police academy in Basra, southeast Iraq, when her phone went missing. It was summer 2011. Only 17, she was nervous about telling her parents, though…

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ADDED ON: 09/16/2018

Serbia Pride: Gay PM Brnabic ‘not wanted’ at parade

It's the only Balkan country to have an openly gay prime minister - so why are some of Serbia's LGBT activists determined to keep PM Ana Brnabic away from Gay Pride? When…

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ADDED ON: 09/15/2018

The Strange, Long Afterlife of an Inhumane Colonial Law

One of the enduring, cruel legacies of British colonialism was that even decades and centuries after nations threw off British rule, there remained a chilling similarity to the experience of boys and…

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ADDED ON: 09/15/2018

What Is Happening to LGBTI Rights in Malaysia?

Malaysia's new government promised to tackle human rights, but in the last few months, LGBTI Malaysians have felt increasingly under threat. More than four months after a historic change in government in…

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ADDED ON: 09/15/2018

Support to Keep Singapore’s anti-Gay Laws is Growing Stronger by the Day

A petition to keep the ban on gay sex in Singapore has more than double the number of signatures than a petition that calls for an end to it. Inspired by India’s…

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ADDED ON: 09/15/2018

Odesa Radio has Program on LGBT Community

First release of a weekly one-hour project called Good As You dedicated to the issues of homosexuality, was issued on Odesa “First City Radio” (broadcast frequency - 102,7 FM) on Thursday, September…

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ADDED ON: 09/15/2018

Novichok Suspects: Gay Or Not Gay? That Is Russian State Media’s Question

“Living together is merrier and easier, it’s normal,” explained Ruslan Boshirov as he appeared to defend himself against the suggestion that he and fellow Novichok-poisoning suspect Aleksandr Petrov had slept in the…

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ADDED ON: 09/14/2018

Turkey Fines TV Channel for Pink’s Video with Dancing of ‘Homosexual Nature’

Turkey has fined a television channel for showing a music video by Pink that featured “erotic dance figures of a homosexual nature”, a ruling made by its television watchdog showed. Broadcaster AS TV…

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ADDED ON: 09/14/2018

Dua Lipa ‘proud’ of Fans Ejected from Concert for Waving LGBT Flags

The pop singer Dua Lipa has praised her fans’ bravery after some audience members at her concert in Shanghai were forcefully removed for dancing in their seats and apparently waving flags in support of…

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ADDED ON: 09/14/2018

Romania Has Just Moved One Step Closer to Making Same-sex Marriage Illegal

Same-sex marriage could forever be in jeopardy in Romania after the senate overwhelmingly voted to allow a referendum which could change the eastern European country's Constitution. The proposed referendum would ask Romanians whether they…

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ADDED ON: 09/14/2018

Regional Teamwork Needed to Push Gay Agenda Forward

Executive Director of the Jamaica Forum for Lesbians, All-Sexuals and Gays (JFLAG), Jaevion Nelson, has called on LGBT communities throughout the region to adopt a unified approach to advancing the gay agenda. Nelson delivered a lecture at…

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ADDED ON: 09/14/2018

Singapore DJ Files Court Challenge Against Gay Sex Ban after India Ruling

A Singapore DJ has filed a court challenge against a colonial-era law that bans gay sex in the conservative city-state, his lawyers said on Wednesday, following India’s scrapping of similar legislation. Johnson Ong…

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