Discrimination and Equality

ADDED ON: 12/11/2018

Argentina, UK to co-chair LGBT rights organisation for two years

Argentina and the United Kingdom have been chosen Monday to co-chair the Equal Rights Coalition for two years starting next June, to succeed Chile and Canada at the helm of the first-ever…

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ADDED ON: 12/11/2018

Australia: What Our Current Anti-Discrimination Laws Mean For LGBTIQ Students And Teachers

On the surface, Australian anti-discrimination laws safeguard queer, trans and non-binary adults and children from discrimination while working and receiving an education. But in reality, our anti-discrimination laws provide a legal shield for…

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ADDED ON: 12/11/2018

New Israeli religious group aims to combat LGBTs for ‘destroying family values’

A new religious group will launch a campaign on Tuesday against the LGBT+ community and in support of the “traditional family,” and plans to hold a demonstration in which protesters will attempt…

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ADDED ON: 12/11/2018

What We Talk About When We Talk About Gender in Armenia

“I’m asking you a simple question: Do you have any responsibility towards the LGBT community?” This was one of many inflammatory questions addressed to Armenia’s acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan during a historic…

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ADDED ON: 12/10/2018

Bengaluru’s LGBTQIA+ Community Celebrates Namma Pride

When petitions were filed against the Aadhaar in the Supreme Court years half a decade ago, nobody could have guessed that it would have such an impact on the rights of sexual…

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ADDED ON: 12/10/2018

International Human Rights Day: Progress of LGBTIAQ rights across the world

From South Africa to India, Costa Rica to Trinidad and Tobago, here is some of the progress made in terms of LGBTIAQ rights across the world in 2018. 70 years ago today the Universal…

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ADDED ON: 12/10/2018

Church of England bishops to start inquiry into so-called ‘gay cure’ therapies

Senior Church of England bishops will start an inquiry into 'gay cure' therapies. Bishops will take evidence from people who have gone through the so-called 'treatments' to turn people from gay to…

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ADDED ON: 12/10/2018

GSA Not Allowed to Say Gay or LGBT+

Staff members at Leo Jr./Sr. High School won't let their recently-founded Gay-Straight Alliance use the word "gay" or the initialism LGBT+, according to New Now Next. The alliance was originally called Leo GSA, but the…

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ADDED ON: 12/08/2018

LGBT Activists Question Constitutionality of New Foster Care Law

The civil society association called "Rainbow Families", which brings together LGBT activists, will ask the Constitutional Court to assess if the new foster care law was in line with the Constitution, saying that…

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ADDED ON: 12/08/2018

LGBT-owned Denizens Brewery challenges straight bro beer culture

Washington residents need not be reminded that long nights, pizza and beer are staples of the political campaign lifestyle. When Julie Verratti and her wife, Emily Bruno, left their campaign lives in Boston…

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ADDED ON: 12/08/2018

Hungary and Poland say no to LGBTIQ

"A Europe that protects" is Austria's motto for its presidency of the Council of the EU. But it couldn't agree to protect everyone. Hungary and Poland on Thursday torpedoed a joint statement by…

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ADDED ON: 12/07/2018

Fired for not using trans student’s pronouns, teacher argues ‘that is not tolerance’

Before he was fired for refusing to use male pronouns for a transgender student, Virginia teacher Peter Vlaming defended his convictions. “We are here today because a specific worldview is being imposed on…

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