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ADDED ON: 05/03/2021

Gay refugee ‘ambushed’ by homophobe and left with broken leg: ‘I feel like the world has rejected me’

As Canary Murungi walked on foot to the shops in the Kakuma Refugee Camp at 11am, a fellow refugee from Sudan spotted him, he told PinkNews. “He ambushed me,” the 24-year-old said,…

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ADDED ON: 05/02/2021

LGBTI refugees denied asylum by Home Affairs bigotry

A report released on Thursday by several civil society organisations has found evidence that LGBT refugees are being denied asylum in South Africa despite being, “... eligible for protection under international and…

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ADDED ON: 05/02/2021

Donald Trump’s cruel ban on trans people joining the military is officially over

Pentagon policies that allow trans folk to serve in the US military went into effect Thursday (April 30), finally undoing Donald Trump’s cruel and unnecessary ban. It was the upshot of a…

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ADDED ON: 05/02/2021

Russian LGBT Activist On Trial For ‘Pornography’ Launches Hunger Strike

A Russian LGBT activist and artist has declared a hunger strike to protest the proceedings of her closed-door trial on pornography charges. Yulia Tsvetkova's trial began on April 12 after a nearly…

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ADDED ON: 05/02/2021

Gender-affirming care leads to better mental health among trans people

Transgender people who are able to receive gender-affirming surgery reported improved mental health outcomes, according to a new study published Wednesday. The study, published in JAMA Surgery found that overall, gender-affirming surgery…

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ADDED ON: 05/01/2021

Gay Ugandan refugee’s odyssey to Vancouver chronicled in film

“We’re not rescuing. We’re not saving. We’re walking in solidarity with them.” So says Rainbow Refugee’s Chris Morrisey in Sean Horlor and Steve J. Adams new film Someone Like Me chronicling of…

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ADDED ON: 05/01/2021

Support for gay marriage doubles in Romania

A new study has shown that Romanians are increasingly more tolerant towards LGBTI rights - with 43 percent saying that they support a legal form of same-sex union in Romania, either as…

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ADDED ON: 05/01/2021

Hate crime crisis | Lucky Motshabi is 7th LGBTIQ+ person murdered

The LGBTIQ+ hate crime body count continues to rise with the murder of Lucky Motshabi in Limpopo. Yet, the government offers no plan of action. On Friday, OUT LGBT Well-being reported that…

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ADDED ON: 05/01/2021

LGBTQ protestors vogue through the streets as part of massive national strike in Colombia

As protests rock Colombia this week over tax reforms, LGBTQ people have led sizeable contingents through the streets nationwide. Video posted to multiple social media sites showed queer activists vogueing their way…

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ADDED ON: 04/30/2021

‘Laughing-stock’ Polish town revokes ‘LGBT-free’ status so it can keep lucrative EU grants

The small community of Kraśnik in eastern Poland was among the first in the country to sign a public declaration against LGBT+ rights in May 2019. The document declared the town “free…

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ADDED ON: 04/30/2021

Judge orders himself to speak to a psychologist to ‘understand same-sex relationships better’ before ruling

A high court judge in India has ordered himself to undergo an education session with a psychologist on same-sex relationships before ruling on a case relating to a lesbian couple. The young…

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ADDED ON: 04/30/2021

ACTIVISTS TO PROTEST LATHAM’S ANTI-LGBT BILLS IN SYDNEY ON JUNE 5

The next protest against One Nation MP Mark Latham’s anti-LGBTQI bills is scheduled for June 5, at the Town Hall in Sydney. The protests against the bills are building momentum, with a…

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