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ADDED ON: 09/05/2021

US transport secretary Pete Buttigieg and husband show off new babies

Buttigieg, the first openly gay US cabinet member, and his spouse Chasten told The Washington Post in July that the two were trying to adopt ‘We are delighted to welcome Penelope Rose…

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ADDED ON: 09/04/2021

Myanmar LGBTQ Makeup Artist Swaps Beauty Salon for Border Hideout and Revolution

Until the military takeover on Feb. 1, cosmetics, fashion and beauty design were the most important parts of May Oo’s daily life. For more than a decade, he loved to visually transform…

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ADDED ON: 09/04/2021

Poland’s chief rabbi: ‘LGBTQ+-free zones is against Halacha’

"Creating LGBTQ+ free zones is against Halacha," Poland's Chief Rabbi Michael Schudrich said at the kickoff for The Agudah - The Association for LGBTQ+ Equality in Israel's new “Pride in the Living…

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ADDED ON: 09/04/2021

Prejudice And Pride: Georgia’s LGBT Community Finds New Strength After Violent Attacks

In July, a planned LGBT Pride March in Tbilisi was called off after right-wing protesters attacked activists and journalists, whom they accused of spreading "anti-Georgian sentiments." Dozens of people were injured and…

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ADDED ON: 09/04/2021

LGBTQ Governor Who Backed Bolsonaro Now Wants Brazil’s Top Job

The presidential hopeful favored by investors in what's shaping up to be a divisive and brutal election campaign in Brazil is the 36-year-old governor of a conservative state who just came out…

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ADDED ON: 09/03/2021

60% of transgender people in Scotland experience workplace harassment, survey says

LGBT Health and Wellbeing said 60% had experienced harassment, with most not reporting it because of a lack of confidence that managers were able to deal with transphobic bullying. The group said…

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ADDED ON: 09/03/2021

Lil Nas X honoured for unflinching commitment to ending LGBT+ youth suicide

Lil Nas X is adding another award to his packed mantle after The Trevor Project announced he has been named their suicide prevention advocate of the year. The honour, announced Wednesday (1…

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ADDED ON: 09/03/2021

Russian troops pretend to crush a gay man with concrete block in shocking theatre performance

The performance was shown as part of an anniversary celebration for a local patriotic military club at the Dobrynin Palace of Culture in Yaroslavl on Sunday (29 August). As an unsuspecting audience…

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ADDED ON: 09/03/2021

Maritime medal awarded to sailor who championed LGBT+ rights

Second Officer, Paul Owen, is the first recipient of the Merchant Navy Medal for championing LGBT+ rights. The 53-year-old from Blackpool helped to create the Pride in Maritime network while he was…

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ADDED ON: 09/02/2021

Nearly half of LGBT renters behind on rent fear eviction in next two months

About half of LGBT U.S. renters who are behind on their payments fear eviction in the next two months, according to research released by the University of California-Los Angeles's Williams Institute. The…

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ADDED ON: 09/02/2021

20 states sue over Biden admin school, work LGBT protections

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Attorneys general from 20 states sued President Joe Biden’s administration Monday seeking to halt directives that extend federal sex discrimination protections to LGBTQ people, ranging from transgender girls…

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ADDED ON: 09/02/2021

Banned and blocked: LGBT+ websites censored from Russia to Indonesia

When Russian cities started banning Pride marches, LGBT+ rights activist Mikhail Tumasov took to the internet to make sure his organisation kept its voice. But state authorities were quick to catch up.…

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