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ADDED ON: 07/12/2019

LGBT bullying more common than racist bullying in schools – poll

LGBT bullying is the most prevalent type of bullying in schools, with research showing it was more common than incidents relating to racism, sexism or religion. A YouGov poll of more than…

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ADDED ON: 07/12/2019

How a Hong Kong tax assessment decision could influence attitudes towards LGBT+ rights across Asia

Just days after same-sex marriage was legalised in neighbouring Taiwan, Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal handed down its own landmark decision. A judgment which has – arguably – laid the first…

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ADDED ON: 07/12/2019

Navajo Nation’s LGBTQ Pride Event Celebrates A Return To The Culture’s History

As the sun dips below the horizon, the colored lights turn on — bathing the Navajo Nation Council Chambers in rainbow hues as the crowd cheers. On June 28, the Navajo Nation…

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ADDED ON: 07/11/2019

Amnesty Int’l: LGBT soldiers face abuse in South Korea military

A law that criminalizes consensual sex between men in the South Korean military is leading to violence and harassment against gay and trans soldiers and should be abolished, an Amnesty International report…

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ADDED ON: 07/11/2019

Dozens of Polish communities say they are ‘LGBT-free’

A Polish campaign group on Wednesday said that around 30 communities including villages and regional assemblies in the devout Catholic country had in recent months declared themselves to be "free of LGBT…

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ADDED ON: 07/11/2019

Indonesia’s prison chief says LGBT inmates will be put in isolation rooms to prevent ‘transmission of sexual disorientation’

Horrible overcrowding has long been a serious issue in Indonesia’s prison, but one that rarely merits much attention from average Indonesians or the local media. But the issue has been much in…

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ADDED ON: 07/10/2019

How Schools Reinvigorated the Stonewall Revolution

The groups have always been about a simple, key objective: Stop all the dying. The groups are GSAs—Gender-Sexuality Alliances, though they were originally known as Gay-Straight Alliances—and that was their mission when…

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ADDED ON: 07/10/2019

What it’s like to be transgender in China

Chao Xiaomi considers the question: “Why are you not happy that you were born a man?” That’s because, she says, “in order to live like a man I should drink more, be…

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ADDED ON: 07/10/2019

MPs vote to extend abortion and same-sex marriage rights to Northern Ireland

MPs have voted resoundingly to extend same-sex marriage and access to abortion to Northern Ireland, bringing the region into line with the rest of the UK on the two significant social issues.…

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ADDED ON: 07/10/2019

The sentences of the Constitutional Court on equal marriage are final and can not be appealed in Ecuador

"The judgments and the orders of the Constitutional Court shall have the character of final and unappealable." This textual citation is article 440 of the Constitution of Montecristi and is applicable to…

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ADDED ON: 07/10/2019

Finding acceptance among the world’s first gay cricket team

The sound of cricket bags wheeling along uneven concrete and the click-clacking of cricket studs accompanies the arrival of Manish Modi and his teammates. They have just arrived at Botany Bay Cricket…

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ADDED ON: 07/09/2019

Anti-corruption advocate on her way to become Bogota’s first LGBT mayor

One of Colombia’s leading anti-corruption advocates is on her way to become the first gay mayor of the capital Bogota, according to multiple public opinion polls. A poll that was published on…

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