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ADDED ON: 06/29/2022

Shunned by law and society, Afghanistan’s LGBT community calls for help.

Rejected by both law and the society, Afghanistan’s LGBT people have been facing a deeper crisis with the Taliban seizing power and implementing a strict form of Islamic Sharia law that lays…

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ADDED ON: 06/29/2022

Norway police seek delay to Pride events after gay bar shooting.

Norwegian police said on Monday all Pride events across the country should be delayed, citing security concerns after a deadly weekend rampage by a gunman at a gay bar in Oslo. Police…

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ADDED ON: 06/29/2022

Polish court rules that four “LGBT-free zones” must be abolished.

A top Polish appeals court ruled on Tuesday that so-called "LGBT-free zones" must be scrapped in four municipalities, a verdict welcomed by activists as a victory for human rights and democracy. Numerous…

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ADDED ON: 06/28/2022

How drag is revitalizing queer culture in rural Canada and smaller cities like Kingston.

There were families, university students, seniors—a kaleidoscope of people draped in rainbow flags. Some arrived in drag, adorned in multicoloured outfits. Saturday’s Pride parade in Kingston, Ontario, saw the biggest turnout ever…

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ADDED ON: 06/28/2022

Spanish government approves new bill on transgender rights.

Spain’s Cabinet approved on Monday a new draft of a LGBTQ rights bill that if backed by parliament will allow people as young as 16 to change their gender freely, and those…

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ADDED ON: 06/28/2022

LGBTQ+ Nigerians Are Celebrating Pride Month in Defiance of Anti-Gay Law.

YouTuber Victor Emmanuel knows first-hand how tough life is for people who are openly gay in Nigeria, where LGBTQ+ relationships and even same-sex displays of affection are illegal. Last year, he was…

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ADDED ON: 06/28/2022

Discipline, teamwork, acceptance: why football is a lifeline for queer Cambodian teens.

As a teenager Lorn “Leak” Sreyleak looked forward to playing football every week with friends in his home town of Kampong Chhnang. But the 15-year-old couldn’t help but envy another team that…

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ADDED ON: 06/27/2022

German soccer federation announces transgender players can choose their team

The German Football Association (Deutscher Fußball-Bund e.V.) this week issued new regulations and rules governing all transgender, intersex and non-binary players. On Thursday the governing soccer body passed a new regulation that takes…

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ADDED ON: 06/27/2022

First Russia, Then Hungary, Now Romania Is Considering A ‘Gay Propaganda’ Law

BUCHAREST -- Romania is considering a bill that would ban minors from being exposed to so-called "gay propaganda" in schools and in public life, despite warnings from rights groups that it would…

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ADDED ON: 06/27/2022

‘Today we can be ourselves’: LGBTI cry out for rights in Panama

Panama City, Jun 25 (EFE).- Holding hands, Aurielis and Ivon arrived Saturday smiling at one of the concentration points in Panama City to participate in a Pride march. “Today we can be ourselves,…

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ADDED ON: 06/27/2022

Meet the 14-year-old bringing a queer youth conference to rural Texas

A ninth grader in Mission, Texas is bringing a queer youth conference to his rural hometown after winning a $10,000 grant from the nonprofit group It Gets Better. Mars Gamez told TODAY that…

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ADDED ON: 06/26/2022

Mawlawi tells security forces to stop LGBTQ gatherings

Lebanon's caretaker interior minister has given instructions to security forces to stop gatherings of the LGBTQ community, following pressure from religious institutions. Caretaker Interior Minister Bassam Mawlawi instructed Lebanon's Internal Security Forces…

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