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ADDED ON: 11/05/2019

Voters split on whether country is ready for a gay president

As the Democratic Party fields its first serious presidential contender who is openly gay, half of American voters say that they personally are ready for a gay or lesbian president, but are…

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ADDED ON: 11/05/2019

Germany plans to ban gay ‘conversion therapy’

German Health Minister Jens Spahn unveiled a draft law on Monday that largely bans "conversion therapy" for LGBT+ people. The practice will be completely banned for all youths under the age of…

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ADDED ON: 11/05/2019

Kenyan census results a ‘big win’ for intersex people

The results of Kenya’s first census to recognize intersex people are a “big win” for their rights, campaigners said as the data was released on Monday, expressing hopes it would lead to…

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ADDED ON: 11/05/2019

Poll reveals majority of eastern Europeans ‘fearful for democracy’

Thirty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, today’s eastern Europeans are fearful for the future of democracy, sceptical of government and the main political parties, and distrustful of the media,…

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ADDED ON: 11/04/2019

A Conservative Push to Make Trans Kids and School Sports the Next Battleground in the Culture War

From the 12th floor of a glass office tower in the Washington suburbs, a campaign to sway the governor’s race in Kentucky on Tuesday is being waged with an alarmist claim that…

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ADDED ON: 11/04/2019

The Indian army wants to keep homosexuality a punishable offence

Officials in the Indian Army want to keep punishing officers for being gay despite the fact that homosexuality was decriminalised in the country last year. Officials have reportedly approached the Ministry of…

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ADDED ON: 11/04/2019

Proud lesbian Kenyan pastor opens up about her attraction to women in emotional interview

Jacinta Nzilani spoke to a local radio station about her 25-year marriage to a man despite knowing since she was 16 that she was attracted women. She said: “When I was 16…

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ADDED ON: 11/04/2019

Vulnerable LGBTQ migrants left to wait in Mexico

Migrants can still request asylum based on persecution because of their gender identity and/or their sexual orientation. Pedro Luis Perez arrived at the northern Mexico border in early 2019 looking for safety…

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ADDED ON: 11/03/2019

‘Casa Nem’ on Copacabana is a Sanctuary for Rio’s Transgender and LGBT

In Casa Nem a party is being prepared, so the house is bustling. Everybody is getting dressed or helping somebody else. But this is not your average party. Casa Nem is a…

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ADDED ON: 11/03/2019

I have a transgender child in Texas. I know gender affirming parenting can save a child’s life.

Politicians in my state are cruelly using a custody case to promote discrimination against transgender people and perhaps criminalize their loving parents. My son, Jeremy, is transgender. He is also an uncle,…

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ADDED ON: 11/03/2019

African HIV experts are calling on Uganda to legalise homosexuality

Four leading African HIV experts are calling on the government in Uganda to decriminalise homosexuality in order to tackle the stigma surrounding HIV/AIDS. Serge Paul Eholié from Côte d’Ivoire, Keletso Makofane from…

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ADDED ON: 11/03/2019

Canberra Is The Same-Sex Capital Of Australia

Canberrans are 50 percent more likely to be in same-sex relationships than any other major city in Australia. The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) does not ask respondents their sexual orientation, but…

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