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ADDED ON: 11/02/2019

Popular LGBT club in Slovenia capital attacked, no injuries

Police in Slovenia say unknown assailants have attacked a popular LGBT club in Slovenia’s capital Ljubljana. Police say they are treating the incident as a hate crime. Slovenia’s Prime Minister Marjan Sarec…

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ADDED ON: 11/02/2019

Gay man in Turkmenistan goes missing after posting heartbreaking video fearing he might be ‘forcibly taken away’

A gay man in the central Asian country Turkmenistan has gone missing after claiming in a heartbreaking video that he might be “forcibly taken away”. Kasymberdy Garayev has reportedly vanished alongside his…

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ADDED ON: 11/02/2019

Eastern Caribbean LGBT organisation launches five-country legal challenge to anti-gay laws

The Eastern Caribbean Alliance for Diversity and Equality (ECADE), today announced the launch of five legal challenges to the remnants of draconian laws of our colonial past. The claims, all expected to…

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ADDED ON: 11/02/2019

Lesbian Olympic weightlifting couple show off strength in stunning viral wedding photo

There are many rituals lesbian couples can choose from to include in their wedding ceremony, but doing a tandem deadlift usually isn’t one of them. But this is exactly what lesbian couple…

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ADDED ON: 11/01/2019

Bisi Alimi Organises First-Ever LGBT Event In Lagos

Nigerian gay rights activist Bisi Alimi has organised the first-ever LGBT event in Nigeria. The event tagged “Night of Diversity 2019” was organised by his foundation The Bisi Alimi Foundation. It held…

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ADDED ON: 11/01/2019

HIV-positive rugby star Thomas’ UK magazine cover hailed for tackling stigma

Former rugby international Gareth Thomas became one of the first openly HIV-positive people to appear on the cover of a mainstream British magazine on Thursday, a move hailed as chipping away at…

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ADDED ON: 11/01/2019

ICE ALLEGEDLY DETAINING LGBT ASYLUM SEEKER IN DEFIANCE OF COURT RULING

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) have allegedly been detaining an LGBT asylum seeker in defiance of a federal judge's ruling. Darwin Garcia Portillo and his partner Oscar Juarez Hernandez came to…

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ADDED ON: 11/01/2019

Ghana Should Resist World Congress of Families’ Anti-LGBT Message

Emelia, a woman in her thirties living in Kumasi, Ghana, will never forget the day her father found out she was a lesbian. He beat her for three hours – with his…

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ADDED ON: 10/30/2019

Trump anti-LGBT judicial nominee cries over accusation he’s anti-LGBT

Two of President Trump’s choices for the judiciary — one gay, the other with an anti-gay record — faced questions during their confirmation hearing Wednesday about their fitness for the bench, which…

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ADDED ON: 10/30/2019

LGBTQ Muslims set to celebrate first Pride in London, after successful fundraising campaign

London Muslims are getting ready to celebrate their very own LGBTQ Pride celebration next spring, after raising over 10,000 pounds (around $12,900) in a fund-raising campaign. The event is being organized by…

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ADDED ON: 10/30/2019

How Alfred Kinsey armed the early gay rights movement with research

There was a time when one out of every two Americans Gallup polled knew Alfred Kinsey’s name, and to gay men, lesbians, and bisexuals he was a living hero. Sadly, for the…

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ADDED ON: 10/30/2019

Miss France contest opens to transgender contestants

The rules of the Miss France contest no longer prevent transgender people from participating, the director of the Miss France pageant, Sylvie Tellier, said in a recent interview. But, she added, she…

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