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ADDED ON: 03/17/2019

Pakatan vows no lgbt freedom after rowdy women’s day in Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia probably saw its first pro-LGBT march in the country but it has more than that to worry about with a surge in ‘religious’ attacks online Last week was an eventful one…

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ADDED ON: 03/16/2019

LGBTI groups condemn terrorist attacks at two New Zealand mosques

LGBTI advocacy groups around the world have condemned Friday’s terrorist attack at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, that have left at least 49 people dead. Express, an LGBTI newspaper in Auckland,…

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ADDED ON: 03/16/2019

Fresno’s LGBT community ‘outraged’ over plea deal for man in transgender woman’s death

Members of Fresno's LGBT community are "outraged" over a plea deal reached with a man charged in the fatal stabbing of a transgender woman nearly four years ago. According to the Fresno…

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ADDED ON: 03/16/2019

Poland’s ruling party picks LGBT rights as election battlefront

Poland’s ruling nationalist party aims to stem a decline in its popularity ahead of two key elections this year with warnings that opposition support for LGBT education is a threat to Polish…

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ADDED ON: 03/16/2019

LGBT Brazilians’ Mental Health Plummets With Anti-Gay President

When the proudly homophobic President Jair Bolsonaro took office in January, LGBT community members were worried their rights would be taken away. Two months later, watchdog groups are saying suicide among LGBT…

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ADDED ON: 03/16/2019

Groups blast ‘homophobic’ and ‘unjust’ family bill

A coalition of LGBT rights groups yesterday urged Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) Legislator Lai Shyh-bao to withdraw his draft bill on same-sex families, which they said could undermine the legalization of same-sex…

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ADDED ON: 03/15/2019

Nigerian lesbian: I need to marry a gay man

In Nigeria, many LGBTI persons grow anxious as they get older and confront pressures from their families and society to get married. They can’t simply marry the people they love because Nigeria’s…

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ADDED ON: 03/15/2019

Former policemen charged with murdering bisexual Rio congresswoman

Brazilian authorities on Tuesday arrested two former policemen in connection with the murder of bisexual Rio de Janeiro councilwoman Marielle Franco. Investigators say Ronnie Lessa and Élcio Vieira de Queiroz on March…

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ADDED ON: 03/15/2019

How ‘Real America’ Became Queer America

This may seem like a strange time to feel optimistic about the future of L.G.B.T. rights in America. But as a queer transgender woman who has spent most of her adult life…

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ADDED ON: 03/15/2019

Dutch priest who petitioned for pro-LGBT ‘rainbow crossing’ in front of basilica withdraws petition

Fr. Maickel Prasing, the Dutch priest who launched an online petition for a rainbow crossing to be placed in front of the Catholic Basilica of Oudenbosch, Brabant, in the Netherlands, closed the…

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ADDED ON: 03/15/2019

Nearly half of LGBT graduates in Japan report having uncomfortable experiences in job interviews

Over 40 percent of lesbian, gay and bisexual students and over 80 percent of transgender students in Japan had uncomfortable experiences during job interviews, a survey by a nonprofit organization showed Wednesday.…

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ADDED ON: 03/14/2019

BOTSWANA COURT CASE TO CHALLENGE LEGALITY OF GAY SEX

Botswana's High Court will hear on Thursday a case challenging the decriminalization of homosexual intercourse, offering campaigners a rare chance to argue for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights (LGBT) on a…

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