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ADDED ON: 10/30/2019

Rainbow Caribbean site focuses on LGBTQ rights

Caribbean LGBTQ rights activists announce Rainbow Caribbean, a Facebook page devoted to news articles, videos, features and commentaries about Caribbean LGBTQ people’s struggle for respect and recognition of their human rights. Organizations…

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ADDED ON: 10/29/2019

China’s Longest-Surviving — And Very Illegal — LGBT Magazine

Beijing-based GS began as a listings and lifestyle magazine geared toward the gay community before evolving into a respected outlet for commentary and longform journalism, dedicated to recording landmark events for the…

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ADDED ON: 10/29/2019

‘The Daughters’ Reveals the Lesbians Who Changed History

“I hadn’t seen a play or history of my people," says Patricia Cotter—so she wrote ‘The Daughters’ which evokes a grand sweep of lesbian history, including the Daughters of Bilitis. In the…

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ADDED ON: 10/29/2019

California poll workers to receive training on how to assist transgender, gender non-conforming voters

California will train poll workers to better assist transgender and gender non-conforming voters in next year’s presidential elections. The state has partnered with Equality California, the nation’s largest statewide LGBTQ civil rights…

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ADDED ON: 10/29/2019

South Africa: Christians show pride in gay community

The queer community at Joburg Pride on Saturday in Sandton were joined by an oddly unexpected group of individuals who have historically condemned their existence – Christians. This time though the intention…

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ADDED ON: 10/28/2019

Colombia’s capital city of Bogota elects first female, and lesbian, mayor

Colombia’s capital city elected its first female mayor Sunday in what is being hailed as an important advancement for both women and LGBT rights. Claudia López won the race for mayor of…

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ADDED ON: 10/28/2019

Uganda moves to allay fears over anti-gay sex law

Uganda has sought to reassure sexual minorities that they are safe, saying it has no plans to introduce the death penalty for gay sex after reports of rising homophobic attacks. LGBT+ rights…

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ADDED ON: 10/28/2019

This trans intersex person explains why they didn’t need surgery to be ‘fixed’

A trans intersex person has explained, in a moving opinion piece for Intersex Awareness Day (October 26), why they didn’t need surgery to be “fixed”. There are many different ways that a…

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ADDED ON: 10/28/2019

Uganda arrested 16 LGBTQ activists. Here’s where else gay rights are a battleground in the world.

This week Ugandan police arrested 16 LGBTQ activists on charges of gay sex — which is punishable by life imprisonment. Police arrested them at the sexual health organization where they worked and…

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ADDED ON: 10/27/2019

For a conservative city, Beijing has a remarkable gay nightlife

By day edmund yang is an accountant at a multinational firm. At night he can sometimes be found quietly sipping a cocktail at Destination, his club-cum-cultural centre. On China’s most popular navigation…

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ADDED ON: 10/27/2019

Texas Is Afraid Of A 7-Year-Old Transgender Girl

What did 7-year-old Luna Younger of Dallas do that has mobilized conservatives and Christian fundamentalists across Texas into action? She declared, at age 3, “I’m a girl.” Her father, however, insists she’s…

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ADDED ON: 10/27/2019

Record 200,000 people march in Taipei LGBT pride parade

A record-breaking 200,000 people marched through Taipei Saturday in a vivid and exciting annual lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) pride parade, calling for the public to embrace the LGBT community, especially…

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