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ADDED ON: 06/08/2018

A History of Harassment: Probing Indonesia’s Anti-LGBT Campaign

Last month, Indonesia’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community was buoyed by a decision to remove the phrase “same-sex” from the article on fornication in the proposed Criminal Code (KUHP) bill,…

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ADDED ON: 06/08/2018

Court Applies Masterpiece Cakeshop Ruling to Uphold Ariz. LGBT Ordinance

A state appellate court on Thursday upheld a city non-discrimination ordinance in Arizona, citing the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling in the Masterpiece Cakeshop case in the reasoning for the decision. The…

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ADDED ON: 06/07/2018

Pride Week: While Tel Aviv Celebrates – Jerusalem Fights

Ahead of Pride Week in Israel, which kicks off Friday in Tel Aviv with the city’s annual parade, The Jerusalem Post spoke with Eran Globus, the chairperson (he insists his title be…

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ADDED ON: 06/07/2018

Mauritius Church Condemns Blocking Of Gay Rights March

The Catholic Church in Mauritius on Wednesday condemned the blocking of Saturday’s gay pride parade in the capital Port Louis by hostile Muslim protesters. “Regardless of one’s moral beliefs about homosexuality, we…

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ADDED ON: 06/07/2018

The Government’s Treatment of Gay Refugees Shames Britain

"My neighbours will put a tyre around my neck and set it on fire.” That is what Rosemary fears will happen if she, a lesbian, is deported by Britain back to Nigeria. She…

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ADDED ON: 06/06/2018

Barbados: LGBT Activists to Fight Buggery Laws at IACHR

Three LGBT activists from Barbados will petition against Barbados' buggery laws at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. Barbados' “onerous” laws criminalizing intimacy between consenting partners of the same sex are being challenged…

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ADDED ON: 06/06/2018

LGBT Rights, Marriage Definition, ‘Defending Justice’: Three Rallies in Bucharest this Saturday

The capital will see several rallies this Saturday, June 9. Three have already been authorized, and another one has been announced on Facebook. The three authorized rallies are the 2018 Bucharest Pride…

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ADDED ON: 06/06/2018

“Love Wins (Again)!”

Statement for Release - Today, the Supreme Court of Bermuda agreed to overturn the nation’s same-sex marriage ban and decided in favor of OUTBermuda and its co-litigants. Speaking for the successful Applicants,…

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ADDED ON: 06/06/2018

Denmark Launches First LGBTI Action Plan

For the first time ever, a Danish government has launched a LGBTI action plan in a bid to prevent discrimination and promote equal opportunity and security for the LGBTI community. The plan…

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ADDED ON: 06/06/2018

India has Banned LGBT+ film Love, Simon, but People are Fighting Back

India has banned the release of the LGBT+ film Love, Simon on the day it was due to be released - but people are fighting back. India's LGBT+ community has been left reeling in disbelief at…

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ADDED ON: 06/06/2018

After 34 years, Trans Lawyer Quits DOJ Under Trump for LGBTI Legal Group

After working for the Justice Department for 34 years, a transgender attorney who objected to Trump administration anti-LGBTI policies has left her leadership position for work at a prominent LGBTI legal group.…

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ADDED ON: 06/06/2018

More Than 300 Cossack Horseman will be Deployed ‘to monitor LGBT kissing’ in World Cup Host City

Some 300 Cossack horsemen are to be deployed in a World Cup city to stop members of the LGBT community from 'kissing'. The force will line up alongside police in Rostov-on-Don which…

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