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  Arrests, fights punctuate battles across Canada over gender diversity in schools

Arrests were reported in the Canadian cities of Ottawa, Halifax, Vancouver and Victoria, among others, on Sept. 20 as opposing groups clashed on how schools address issues of gender identity and how teachers refer to transgender ...


 
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  WORLD French fund, mausoleum, Abrazo Grupal, Biden, Billie Jean King

French Foreign Minister Catherine Colonna announced a fund to help promote the rights of LGBTQ+ people, French24 reported. She made the announcement at the 15th anniversary of an LGBTQ+ group at the United Nations at the ...


 
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  WORLD Quebec lesbians, violence study, Rugby World Cup, Ugandan bill

The hidden history of Quebec lesbians is being explored, the CBC reported. Between 1985 and 1996, a group of lesbians leased the Plateau-Mont-Royal school and ran it as a community center. The school was also home ...


 
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  Prime minister of Andorra comes out as gay

Xavier Espot Zamora, the head of the government of the tiny European country of Andorra, has come out as gay—although he added that he never hid his sexual orientation, according to a translated article from The ...


 
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  'Merchant of Death' talks about exchange with Brittney Griner

Russian Viktor Bout—the so-called "merchant of death" involved in a prisoner exchange for out WNBA star Brittney Griner late last year—told ESPN that, among other things, he followed Griner's case closely from federal prison in Illinois. ...


 
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  WORLD Couple's win, attack in Beirut, German military, gay ski week

In Strasbourg, France, the European Court of Human Rights ruled that Bulgaria violated the rights of a same-sex couple (Darina Koilova and Lili Babulkova) by not recognizing their marriage abroad, RFE/RL reported. Rights groups lauded the ...


 
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  Hong Kong court grants rights of same-sex couples, stops short of marriage

On Sept. 5, Hong Kong's top court ordered the city's government to legally recognize the rights of same-sex couples in a partial victory for LGBTQ+-rights activists, CNN reported. Five judges from Hong Kong's Court of Final ...


 
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  Openly gay airline CEO resigns amid controversy

Alan Joyce, the openly gay CEO of Australian airline Qantas, has resigned after being accused of participating in illegal ticket sales, Reuters reported. Joyce, the company's head for 15 years, had been scheduled to retire in ...


 
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  WORLD Brazilian court, Scottish items, Canadian policy, PEPFAR

The Brazilian Supreme Federal Court ruled nine to one that homophobia is now punishable with up to five years in prison, The Washington Blade reported. Their decision equates homophobia to racism in terms of prison time. ...


 
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  Ugandan man charged with 'aggravated homosexuality'

In Uganda, a 20-year-old man is facing the death penalty after being charged with "aggravated homosexuality," the BBC reported. His lawyer, Justine Balya, told Reuters that the man—accused of unlawful ...


 
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  Dozens arrested at gay wedding in Nigeria

Dozens of people were arrested for attending a gay wedding in Nigeria under the country's strict anti-LGBTQ+ laws, according to media reports. The number of arrestees have varied from 60 to more than 100. More than ...


 
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  WORLD Argentinian elections, indian prince, UN, Gay Games

The results of Argentina's Aug. 13 primary elections revealed a political landscape that combines significant advances in LGBTQI+ rights with the expansion of the far-right in that country, The Washington ...


 
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  Spain wins first gold at Women's World Cup

Spain held off England 1-0 on Aug. 20 to win its first Women's World Cup. The win for Spain in just its third World Cup appearance prevented the Lionesses—the reigning European champions—from bringing the trophy back ...


 
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  Trans women banned from world chess events for females

Lausanne, Switzerland-based federation Fide—the world's top chess federation—ruled that trans women cannot compete in its official events for females until a review of the situation is made by its officials ...


 
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  WORLD Ethiopia, London attack, monument vandalized, British royals

Ethiopian LGBTQ+-rights activists said that authorities are targeting venues frequented by LGBTQ+ people in the nation, particularly in the capital city, Addis Ababa, per The Advocate. In addition, LGBTQ+ Ethiopians ...


 
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  WORLD Sauna raid, HIV items, World Bank, 'Barbie,' JK Rowling

In Venezuela, three men who were arrested when authorities raided a gay sauna on July 23 have been released from jail, per The Washington Blade. Officers in Valencia, the country's third largest city, arrested 33 people ...


 
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  Iraq banning media from saying 'homosexuality'

Iraq's official media regulator has ordered all media and social-media companies operating in the country not to use the term "homosexuality" and to say "sexual deviance" instead, NBC News reported. The Iraqi Communications and Media Commission ...


 
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  Pope: Church open to LGBTQ+ people...but there are rules

On Aug. 6, Pope Francis said that the Catholic Church is open to everyone—including the LGBTQ+ community—and that it has a duty to accompany them on a personal path of spirituality but within the framework of ...


 
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  U.S. eliminated from Women's World Cup

In its earliest elimination from the Women's World Cup ever, the U.S. women's national team (USWNT) lost to Sweden 5-4 after a shootout in sudden death on Aug. 6 in Melbourne, Australia. The Americans' worst finish ...


 
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  WORLD Marielle Franco, trans student dies, Iranian official, 'Drag Race'

Brazilian Justice Minister Flavio Dino announced a plea agreement with one of two police officers accused of assassinating Rio de Janeiro councilwoman Marielle Franco, a Black lesbian and human-rights activist who was killed by gunfire from ...


 
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  Lawsuits filed against USCIS for failing to hear Ukrainian, Russian LGBTQ asylum claims

--From a press release

NEW YORK, NY — Legal Services NYC and Wilmer Hale announce two new lawsuits against the United States Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) on behalf of two LGBTQ asylum seekers, one from Russia and another from ...


 
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  U.S. (barely) advances at Women's World Cup

On Aug. 1, the United States National Women's Team (USWNT) finished as runner-up in Group E and advanced to the Women's World Cup round of 16 (the knockout round) after being held to a 0-0 draw. ...


 
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  WORLD Global conference, asylum-seekers, HIV study, lesbian couple, The 1975

More than 400 people attended a global LGBTQI+-rights conference that took place in Mexico City, The Washington Blade reported. Jessica Stern, the special U.S. envoy for the promotion of LGBTQ and intersex rights; and Victor Madrigal-Borloz, ...


 
US-ties-Dutch-at-Womens-World-Cup

  U.S. ties Dutch at Women's World Cup

On July 26 in women's soccer action, the United States settled for a draw against the Netherlands at the Women's World Cup. The game was a rematch of the championship game of the 2019 event, which ...


 
Singer-Sinead-OConnor-dies-at-56

  Singer Sinead O'Connor dies at 56

Sinead O'Connor—the Irish singer and activist who scored a global smash with a cover of Prince's "Nothing Compares 2 U" in 1990 and who was banned from Saturday Night Live for tearing up a photo of ...


 
WOMENS-SOCCER-Red-Stars-fall-US-opens-World-Cup-with-win

  WOMEN'S SOCCER Red Stars fall; U.S. opens World Cup with win

On July 21, the Chicago Red Stars fell to the host Racing Louisville FC 2-0 in UKG Challenge Cup play. Racing Louisville had scored its two goals by the 19th minute of the match. The star of the match for Chicago ...


 
WORLD-Iranian-president-HIV-in-Asia-asylum-lesbian-moms

  WORLD Iranian president, HIV in Asia, asylum, lesbian moms

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi praised Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni for signing the African country's Anti-Homosexuality Act, The Washington Blade noted. Iran is among the countries in which consensual same-sex sexual relations ...


 
Elton-John-husband-called-as-defense-witnesses-in-Spacey-trial

  Elton John, husband called as defense witnesses in Spacey trial

Superstar singer Sir Elton John and his husband, David Furnish, have been called as witnesses for the defense in Kevin Spacey's trial, Deadline reported. The couple appeared via video link on July 17 from Monaco in ...


 
Russias-lower-house-bans-gender-reassignment-surgery

  Russia's lower house bans gender-reassignment surgery

In that country's most recent attack on LGBTQ+ people, Russia's lower house of parliament (the State Duma) passed a new law banning gender-reassignment surgery, the BBC reported. The measure will also ban people changing their genders ...


 
WORLD-Greece-and-marriage-Latvia-Japan-ruling-Tanzania-soccer-news

  WORLD Greece and marriage, Latvia, Japan ruling, Tanzania, soccer news

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced in a Bloomberg interview that the legalization of same-sex marriage is part of his government's strategy, per The Pappas Post. "Same-sex marriage will happen at some point and it's part ...


 
Olympic-runner-Semenya-wins-case-appeal-but-World-Athletics-wont-budge

  Olympic runner Semenya wins case appeal but World Athletics won't budge

Olympic-champion track-and-field athlete Caster Semenya won her appeal on July 11 against track and field's testosterone rules when the European Court of Human Rights ruled she was discriminated against and there were "serious questions" about the ...


 
Miss-Netherlands-crowns-first-trans-woman-

  Miss Netherlands crowns first trans woman

On July 8, Rikkie Valerie Kolle was named Miss Netherlands—becoming the first transgender woman to win the title, according to media reports. Kolle will now advance to represent her homeland at the 72nd Miss Universe pageant, ...


 
Large-mob-storms-Pride-event-in-Eurasian-country-of-Georgia

  Large mob storms Pride event in Eurasian country of Georgia

On July 8, hundreds of counterprotesters stormed Georgia's annual LGBTQ+ Pride festival in the capital of Tbilisi, causing authorities to evacuate the event, Politico reported. In a statement, Tbilisi Pride organizers said they had been forced ...


 
WORLD-Trans-official-Bolsonaro-Pride-marches-school-policy-Qantas

  WORLD Trans official, Bolsonaro, Pride marches, school policy, Qantas

Symmy Larrat—a transgender woman who is a member of Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's government—told The Washington Blade that the storming of her country's Congress, Presidential Palace and ...


 
Woman-running-to-be-first-openly-trans-president-in-worlds-history

  Woman running to be first openly trans president in world's history

Tamara Adrian recently registered as a presidential candidate in the Venezuelan primary—becoming the first openly transgender person in the world to do so, The Washington Blade reported. The professor/attorney/author/LGBTQI+-rights activist—a ...


 
Prime-Minister-Trudeau-condemns-Canadian-university-stabbings

  Prime Minister Trudeau condemns Canadian university stabbings

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau condemned the June 28 stabbings of a professor and two students in a gender-studies class at the University of Waterloo after police revealed the motive was hate-related, calling it "heinous violence," ...


 
WORLD-Australia-case-Turkey-march-Elton-John-Mexico-City-China

  WORLD Australia case, Turkey march, Elton John, Mexico City, China

In Australia, the judge overseeing an inquiry examining the 30-year-old unsolved murder of former AC/DC manager Crispin Dye criticized New South Wales (NSW) Police after the revelation of explosive evidence in the case, The Advocate noted. ...


 
Nepals-Supreme-Court-orders-marriage-registration-for-same-sex-couples

  Nepal's Supreme Court orders marriage registration for same-sex couples

The Supreme Court of Nepal recently issued an interim order directing the office of the prime minister and council of ministers as well as other relevant ministries to establish a "transitional mechanism" to ensure the registration ...


 
WORLD-Drag-news-Japanese-bill-Pride-marches-British-Vogue

  WORLD Drag news, Japanese bill, Pride marches, British Vogue

In Sweden, Stockholm Vice Mayor Jan Jonsson had a drag makeover to take a stand against anti-LGBTQ+ rhetoric, per PinkNews. He stepped into a brand-new drag persona to speak out against "populism and intolerance" following recent ...


 
US-soccer-win-over-Mexico-marred-by-anti-gay-chanting

  U.S. soccer win over Mexico marred by anti-gay chanting

On June 15 in Las Vegas, Christian Pulisic scored a brace (two goals) as the United States men's soccer team dominated Mexico 3-0 in a game ESPN called "chaotic." Among other things, the Concacaf Nations League ...


 
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  WORLD Pride celebrations, puberty blockers, British military, killer sentenced

Gay Pride Buenos Aires is slated to take place Oct. 27-Nov. 4, according to GayTravel4U.com. More than 30 organizations and groups host activities that will begin a week before the parade (which is on Nov. 4). ...


 
Iceland-passes-trans-inclusive-conversion-therapy-ban

  Iceland passes trans-inclusive conversion-therapy ban

In a landslide majority, Iceland's parliament, on June 9, passed a law banning so-called conversion therapy practices on the bases of sexual orientation, gender expression and gender identity, PinkNews reported. The country joined Brazil, Canada, New ...


 
WORLD-Justin-Trudeau-Pride-parades-refugees-Oxford-professor

  WORLD Justin Trudeau, Pride parades, refugees, Oxford professor

Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he voiced "concerns" about LGBTQ2 rights and a democratic reversal in Poland amid criticism he did not say enough as Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki visited Canada, Global News reported. ...


 
Human-rights-groups-criticize-PGA-LIV-merger

  Human-rights groups criticize PGA/LIV merger

On June 6, PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan sat with Yasir Al-Rumayyan—the governor of Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF), which is financing LIV Golf—on CNBC to announce that their golf circuits would unite to form ...


 
Travel-consultants-release-best-and-worst-countries-for-trans-rights

  Travel consultants release best and worst countries for trans rights

Asher & Lyric have released "The 203 Best (& Worst) Countries for Trans Rights in 2023." This new study is an accompaniment to its annual LGBTQ+ Travel Safety Index to specifically address trans issues. The countries ...


 
Yucatan-adventures-with-an-LGBTQ-twist-await-in-Mexico

  Yucatan adventures--with an LGBTQ+ twist--await in Mexico

The Yucatan region lies between the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea in southeastern Mexico. It is home to the states of Campeche and Quintana Roo, and features a variety of destinations appealing to LGBTQ+ ...


 
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  WORLD Global survey, Turkey, Russians in Argentina, trans-rights activist

A new survey showed that nearly one in 10 adults across 30 countries identify as LGBTQ, according to NBC News. Age and geographic location played primary roles in the findings, with younger respondents and those in ...


 
Second-Japanese-court-finds-marriage-equality-ban-unconstitutional

  Second Japanese court finds marriage equality ban unconstitutional

On May 30 in Japan, the Nagoya District Court ruled that prohibiting same-sex marriage was unconstitutional—a decision activists welcomed as a step toward marriage equality, Reuters reported. Japan is the only Group of Seven (G-7) nation ...


 
Strict-Ugandan-anti-LGBTQ-bills-signed-into-law

  Strict Ugandan anti-LGBTQ+ bills signed into law

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has signed some of the harshest anti-LGBTQ+ laws in the world, according to CNN. The bill includes the death penalty for "aggravated homosexuality," which includes sex with a minor, having sex while ...


 
British-Cycling-to-ban-trans-competitors-from-female-category

  British Cycling to ban trans competitors from female category

After a nine-month investigation and review, British Cycling will ban transgender women from the female category in a change that will be implemented by the end of the year, the BBC reported. Under a new policy ...


 
WORLD-Japanese-bill-HRC-Equidad-CL-center-closes-UN-expert-amFAR-gala

  WORLD Japanese bill, 'HRC Equidad CL,' center closes, UN expert, amFAR gala

LGBTQ+-rights activists criticized a new bill submitted to the Diet (Japan's national legislature) aimed at "promoting understanding" of equality issues as a "meaningless gesture," Japan Today noted. Japan's coalition government ...


 
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  WORLD Spain, South Korea festival, Eurovision, marriage items, Sri Lanka

Spain became the latest country to join a U.S. initiative that seeks to promote LGBTQI+ rights around the world, The Washington Blade reported. "Promoting and protecting the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and ...


 
WORLD-Turkish-president-former-congressman-dies-Polish-case-Uganda-sports

  WORLD Turkish president, former congressman dies, Polish case, Uganda, sports

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan again attacked the country's LGBTQ+ community in a bid to rally his conservative voters before the May 14 election, france24.com noted. Polls showed Erdogan—whose campaign is dealing with an economic crisis ...


 
WORLD-Student-freed-Dutch-rally-Kenyan-bill-Kumbia-Queers-Thrones-actor

  WORLD Student freed, Dutch rally, Kenyan bill, Kumbia Queers, 'Thrones' actor

After being detained for two weeks over accusations of violating President Vladimir Putin's so-called "LGBT propaganda" law, queer Chinese student/social-media figure Haoyang Xu was freed from Russian prison, GCN reported. ...


 
Ugandas-parliament-passes-slightly-revised-anti-LGBTQ-measure

  Uganda's parliament passes slightly revised anti-LGBTQ+ measure

On May 2, Uganda's parliament passed one of the world's toughest anti-LGBTQ+ bills for a second time—and it's largely unchanged. The African country's new bill retains most of the harshest measures of the legislation that passed ...


 
VIEWPOINT-The-Panama-Papers-Rogue-capitalism-robs-your-wallet

  VIEWPOINT The Panama Papers: Rogue capitalism robs your wallet

On April 03, 2016, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists [ICIJ] started publishing almost 12 million files of leaked documents revealing the details of tax havens sheltering more than a ...


 
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  WORLD Pride parades, Japanese activists, UN expert, anti-LGBTQ+ attack

In France, this year's Gay Pride parade will take place in Paris on June 24 without motorized floats for the very first time, after organizers voted to scrap heavy vehicles along the route for environmental and ...


 
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  GALECA to also honor achievements in theater

GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics announced it is expanding its mission to honor Broadway and off-Broadway productions, across various inaugural categories, beginning with the current 2022-23 theater season. ...


 
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  Uganda president refuses to sign current anti-LGBTQ+ bill

Uganda President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has refused to sign into law a controversial anti-LGBTQ+ bill that prescribes the death penalty in some cases, media reports indicated. Museveni's decision was announced late on April 20 after a ...


 
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  WORLD Hungarian bill, Biden's visit, HIV study, trans athlete ousted, Prince Harry

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Hungarian legislators passed a bill that enables citizens to report anonymously on same-sex couples who raise children to authorities, Bloomberg reported. Hungary's constitution protects the institution of marriage as a formation "between one man and ...


 
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  WORLD Hungarian law, French official, anti-Uganda protest, Rahm Emanuel

Germany and France are joining the EU Commission's infringement proceedings against Hungary over its anti-LGBTQ+ law, according to NBC News. The European Commission referred Hungary to the Court of Justice of the EU in mid-2022 over ...


 
WORLD-Queer-soldier-anti-trans-interview-Eurovision-couple-arrested-soccer-match

  WORLD Queer soldier, anti-trans interview, Eurovision, couple arrested, soccer match

A queer Ukrainian solider has called for same-sex marriage to be legalized in the country, according to PinkNews. Anna "Kajhan" Zyablikova, who is serving in the 47th Brigade of Ukraine's armed forces, told the i paper ...


 
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  VIEWPOINT German bishops endorse blessings of same-sex couples: Ancient rituals retturn

This March, at a national meeting of leaders of the German Catholic Church (referred to as a synod), a document titled Blessing Ceremonies for Couples who Love Each Other" received overwhelming support: 176 votes in favor, ...


 
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  WORLD Grindr in Egypt, police report, queer tango, Human Rights Watch, Gay Games

Dating app Grindr is warning its users in Egypt that police are allegedly using fake accounts to entrap those seeking dates on the platform, after a spike in recent arrests of LGBTQ+ people, MSN noted via ...


 
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  WORLD Venezuela code, Oxfam, Bosnia items, 'Brokeback,' Pope Francis

Venezuela's Supreme Court annulled a controversial part of the military justice code that had criminalized same-sex relations within the armed forces, the outlet Punch noted. The court annulled the provision, which had provided for a penalty ...


 
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  World Athletics Council: Trans women banned from track-and-field competition

The World Athletics Council has barred transgender women from competing in elite female competitions if they have gone through male puberty, ESPN reported. Organization president Sebastian Coe said at a press conference that the decision was ...


 
Uganda-bans-people-from-identifying-as-LGBTQ

  Uganda bans people from identifying as LGBTQ+

On March 21, Uganda's parliament passed a law making it illegal to identify as LGBTQ+, Reuters reported. The development hands authorities broad powers to target LGBTQ+ Ugandans who already face legal discrimination and mob violence. In ...


 
Navratilova-says-she-is-cancer-free

  Navratilova says she is cancer-free

Legendary tennis figure Martina Navratilova said she is now cancer-free—four months after announcing she had been diagnosed with throat and breast cancer, ESPN reported. "As far as they know I'm cancer-free," Navratilova told Piers Morgan for ...


 
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  WORLD German bishops, trans woman's death, Hungary, human-rights event

Germany's Catholic bishops voted (38 to nine, with 11 abstentions) to adopt formal ceremonies for the blessing of same-sex relationships, defying the Vatican and testing church unity on what has become one of the most contentious ...


 
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  WORLD Zero Discrimination Day, African countries, facility damaged, travel items

On Zero Discrimination Day this year (March 1), under the theme "Save lives: Decriminalize," UNAIDS showed how the decriminalization of key populations and people living with HIV saves lives and helps advance the end of the ...


 
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  Mexican Women's National Team to kick off inaugural MexTour W this April in Chicago and Houston

--From a press release

NEW YORK CITY & MEXICO CITY (Wed., March 8, 2023) — In celebration of International Women's Day, the Federación Mexicana de FÀtbol (FMF) and Soccer United Marketing (SUM) announced the ...


 
Worlds-first-transgender-MP-passes-away-at-65

  World's first transgender MP passes away at 65

On March 6, Georgina Beyer—a pioneering New Zealand politician who, in 1999, became the world's first openly transgender member of Parliament—passed away at the age of 65. Beyer's friends said she died peacefully in hospice care, ...


 
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  WORLD Kenyan group, Alan Emtage, trans anchor, Hershey campaign

The Kenyan Supreme Court allowed an LGBTQI+-rights group to register as a non-governmental organization, The Washington Blade reported. Ten years ago, Eric Gitari, the former executive director of the National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission ...


 
WORLD-Prison-HIV-study-trans-soldier-injured-Bollywood-British-LGBT-Awards

  WORLD Prison HIV study, trans soldier injured, Bollywood, British LGBT Awards

In Zambia, a high uptake of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is possible in prison populations that have adequate resources and support from the criminal-justice health system, according to an AJMC (The American Journal of Managed Care) ...


 
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  ILGA-Europe report: 2022 was the deadliest year for anti-LGBTI violence

ILGA (International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association)-Europe's "Annual Review of the Human Rights Situation of LGBTI People in Europe and Central Asia"— announced Feb. 20 in Brussels, Belgium—reveals ...


 




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