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ADDED ON: 09/11/2021

OPINION: Invest in the LGBT+ movement and change will come

By the time I have my last day at the end of this week, I will have served as executive director of OutRight Action International for nine years and 358 days. My…

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ADDED ON: 09/11/2021

Spain searches for answers after string of homophobic attacks

More than four decades after Spain lifted laws that made homosexuality illegal and 16 years after becoming a pioneer in the introduction of same-sex marriage, a surge in hate crimes has instilled…

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ADDED ON: 09/11/2021

Could Texas abortion ban strategy be double-edged sword?

The unusual legal strategy used to ban most abortions in Texas is already increasingly being employed in Republican-led states to target pornography, LGBT rights and other hot-button cultural issues. While private residents…

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ADDED ON: 09/11/2021

LGBTQ community shared in the nation’s grief after 9/11 attacks

Many in the LGBTQ community throughout the country were expected to join their friends, neighbors, and family members this week in commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks…

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ADDED ON: 09/10/2021

Camp True Colors gives LGBTQ+ teens a place to be themselves

Camp True Colors, at a woodsy, lakeside retreat just north of Hinckley, Minn., is summer camp with all the trappings. There’s canoeing and archery and tie-dyeing and a giant water trampoline. There…

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ADDED ON: 09/10/2021

Hungary Says It Won’t Repeal Anti-LGBTQ Law for EU Pandemic Aid

Hungary won’t repeal a law that critics, including the European Union’s executive, say discriminates against the LGBTQ community, even if that’s the price of accessing billions of euros in pandemic aid, Foreign…

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ADDED ON: 09/10/2021

Combating LGBTQ stigma in Africa

PRETORIA, South Africa — It is not based on hearsay that most African countries are against the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex among others (LGBTQI+) community primarily because of the…

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ADDED ON: 09/10/2021

With laughter and slang, Buddhist monk proves a hit with LGBT+ Thais

A Buddhist monk has become an unlikely champion of Thailand's gay and transgender community by lacing his popular live-streamed talk shows with LGBT+ slang, irreverent humour and social commentary that fans say…

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ADDED ON: 09/09/2021

Sex education becomes battlefield in U.S. culture war over LGBT+ rights

Sex education is emerging as the next battleground in a U.S. culture war over LGBT+ rights, as some conservative state legislators seek to keep discussion of sexual orientation and gender identity out…

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ADDED ON: 09/09/2021

Spain’s PM to convene hate crime commission after suspected homophobic assault

Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez will chair on Friday an urgent meeting of Spain's commission against hate crimes amid an uproar over a suspected homophobic assault on a 20-year-old Spaniard in central Madrid.…

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ADDED ON: 09/09/2021

Radical groups targeting gay men warns Spanish minister after Madrid attack

Spain’s government has warned about a rise in hate crimes by radical groups after a brutal assault on a gay man by hooded men who carved the word “f****t” on one of…

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ADDED ON: 09/09/2021

The Guardian accused of ‘censoring’ Judith Butler interview comparing TERFs to fascists: ‘Cowards’

The Guardian has been accused of “censoring” feminist icon Judith Butler after the newspaper deleted part of an interview in which they compared trans-exclusionary radical feminists (TERFs) to fascists. This week, an…

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