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ADDED ON: 07/09/2019

Not My Fault That I Was Born Gay, 20-YO Wrote In Emotional Note Before Committing Suicide

Despite the Supreme Court of India scrapping Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, which criminalised gay sex in September 2018, the society has largely remained the same, when it comes to…

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ADDED ON: 07/09/2019

Georgian Opposition Demonstrators Confronted By Antigay, Pro-Russian Protesters

Demonstrators demanding the resignation of Georgian Interior Minister Giorgi Gakharia have been confronted by antigay and pro-Russian activists on the 20th day of protests in Tbilisi. The rival demonstrators spent the night…

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ADDED ON: 07/09/2019

Polish bishops accuse Ikea of ‘LGBT indoctrination’

Polish bishops on Saturday denounced Swedish furniture giant Ikea for what they called "LGBT indoctrination" after an employee was sacked for refusing to take down a homophobic comment he posted on the…

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ADDED ON: 07/08/2019

PCUP initiates programs for LGBT community in Davao City

The Presidential Commission for Urban Poor (PCUP) has initiated livelihood programs for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) community. Most recently, 30 members of an LGBT community group were provided with the…

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ADDED ON: 07/08/2019

Delhi HC dismisses plea seeking rules for LGBT marriage

The Delhi High Court on Monday dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking directions to the government to frame family laws for LGBT relationships and form a committee to look into these…

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ADDED ON: 07/08/2019

Georgian LGBT community calls off Tbilisi action due to threats

An action planned by the Georgian LGBT community near the Interior Ministry's building in Tbilisi on Monday has been called off, Tbilisi Pride co-leader Giorgi Tabagari told the press. "We will not…

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ADDED ON: 07/08/2019

IKEA SUED BY WORKER FIRED FOR POSTING ANTI-GAY BIBLE QUOTES

Ikea is being sued by a former employee who claims he was fired for refusing to take down anti-gay comments from the company's intranet. On May 16, International Day Against Homophobia and…

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ADDED ON: 07/08/2019

‘A Space Where You Could Be Free’: Puerto Rico’s L.G.B.T. Groups Rebuild After a Hurricane

Puerto Ricans mourned so many losses after Hurricane Maria that the closing of a beloved tiki bar in San Juan might have seemed of little consequence, another casualty of the battered post-storm…

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ADDED ON: 07/07/2019

Male, female…other?’ Japan form-makers consider possible LGBT discrimination in their terminology

The term “sexual minority” in Japanese refers to anyone who falls under the LGBT+ umbrella, and while lesbian and gay people have been fighting hard for equality as of late there is…

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ADDED ON: 07/07/2019

Cologne celebrates Germany’s largest LGBT+ pride parade

Hundreds of thousands of members of the LGBT+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) community and their allies flocked to Cologne on Sunday to take part in one of Europe's largest pride parades.…

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ADDED ON: 07/07/2019

Should white members of the LGBT+ community be allowed to attend UK Black Pride?

This weekend, as part of one of the most anticipated celebrations of the summer, thousands of people have made the trek to the capital for Pride. But the parade didn’t end yesterday.…

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ADDED ON: 07/07/2019

Madrid Gay Pride parade dedicated to LGBT+ pioneers

Thousands turned out on the streets of Madrid Saturday for a Gay Pride parade dedicated this year to pioneers of the LGBT+ cause, amid growing fears of fresh repression with the rise…

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