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ADDED ON: 05/31/2021

HIV PROJECT FOCUSES ON OVERSEAS BORN GAY & BISEXUAL MEN IN AUSTRALIA

Gilead Sciences Australia New Zealand on May 25, 2021, announced the Australian recipients of the Gilead Getting to Zero Grant Program 2021, a global initiative supporting projects aimed at getting to zero…

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ADDED ON: 05/31/2021

Russia suggests that Disney is denying “family values” over Pixar film with gay character

The Walt Disney Company has been put on notice by communications regulators in Russia over a short film that is available on the conglomerate’s Disney Plus streaming service. According to a letter…

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ADDED ON: 05/30/2021

Why Twitter and Instagram are inviting people to share their pronouns

Are you a he or a she? A they or a ze? If you're on Instagram, you can now choose from a list of more than 10 pronoun options to express your…

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ADDED ON: 05/30/2021

Why the LGBTQ community sidelined police for Pride

The 1969 police raid of the Stonewall Inn, the famed gay bar in New York City, was no different than many others before it. For decades, before and after the riots, some…

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ADDED ON: 05/30/2021

Christian bigot sues for right to discriminate against staff for being gay, trans

A Christian management company is suing for the right to discriminate against workers for being members of the LGBT+ community, having sex and using Grindr. In June 2020, the US Supreme Court…

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ADDED ON: 05/29/2021

WATCH: Transgender Albanians battle taboos

Transgender people find little acceptance in conservative societies like Albania. After years of isolation, members of the transgender community decided to confront taboos by launching a photo exhibition in the capital, Tirana.

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ADDED ON: 05/29/2021

I Am Samuel: the film aiming to ‘change the narrative’ on being gay in Kenya

Samuel Asilikwa grew up in rural Kenya. There was a strict template for masculinity, informed by centuries of tradition – and intolerance. In a new documentary about his life, we see his…

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ADDED ON: 05/29/2021

Japan ruling party abandons LGBT bill as consensus elusive

Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party on Friday gave up on legislation to promote public awareness of sexual minorities, proving unable to overcome opposition within its own ranks. Tsutomu Sato, who chairs the…

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ADDED ON: 05/29/2021

Namibia considers scrapping colonial-era gay sex ban

Namibia could soon scrap a colonial-era law that criminalises gay sex between men, the justice minister said on Friday, calling the legislation “outdated and discriminatory”. The law is rarely enforced in the…

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ADDED ON: 05/28/2021

Jewish Press Editor-in-chief, Caught on Film Storming the U.S. Capitol, Is Fired

Nearly five months after joining a violent mob in storming the U.S. Capitol building in a failed bid to undo the results of the 2020 presidential election, the controversial editor of one…

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ADDED ON: 05/28/2021

Tijuana city candidate accused of posing as gay to gain favor with voters

A lawsuit has been filed against a candidate running for Tijuana’s city council for pretending to be a member of the LGBT community. The legal action was presented by Teresita Díaz Estrada,…

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ADDED ON: 05/28/2021

Dior chooses Chinese transgender star as an ambassador for its new fragrance campaign

Dior, the French house owned by LVMH, the largest luxury group in the world, is collaborating with China’s transgender celebrity Jin Xing for a campaign centred on the brand’s J’adore fragrance. Dior…

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