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ADDED ON: 09/18/2020

China Court Rules on LGBT Couple’s Landmark Child Custody Case

A court in eastern China’s Fujian province has ruled against a woman who sued her ex-partner for custody of their 1-year-old daughter in a landmark legal case involving a same-sex couple. The…

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ADDED ON: 09/18/2020

Fiji: A long way to go for LGBTQ equality

Fiji’s growth in achieving transgender rights and freedom is less than 1 per cent, says founder of Transgender Fiji Network, Dr Isireli Biumaitotoya. Dr Biumaitotoya said Fiji had a long way to…

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ADDED ON: 09/18/2020

Could the parents of LGBTQ kids decide the presidential election? Advocates say yes.

LGBTQ voters are becoming an increasingly key constituency for presidential candidates. On Super Tuesday, 10% of voters identified as queer, a marked jump from the 6% recorded in the 2018 midterms. But…

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ADDED ON: 09/18/2020

Belize Gets Cold Feet, Withdraws Equal Opportunity Bill

It seems all the blowback gave the government cold feet. In a late evening press release the Government of Belize confirmed that the Equal Opportunity bill will not be tabled. Their statement…

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ADDED ON: 09/17/2020

Barbados Government proposes civil unions and hints it will make gay sex legal

Barbados has hinted it will make homosexuality legal and proposed civil unions so no citizen faces discrimination because of who they love. The announcements came in a formal speech for the State…

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ADDED ON: 09/17/2020

The Most Powerful Man in the World Thinks My Family Is ‘Less Than’

It was the worst of times; it was the worst of times. I’m an optimist at heart, but there were days this year when looking on the bright side seemed like the…

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ADDED ON: 09/17/2020

Andrew Gillum comes back to public life, starting with coming out as bisexual

Former Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum isn’t the first bisexual politician in the United States. But he is certainly the most prominent Black man to come out as such, and the way…

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ADDED ON: 09/15/2020

Barbados to recognise same sex unions

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC)— The Barbados government has signalled its intention to recognise same sex relationships. Governor General Dame Sandra Mason, addressing the opening of a new term of the Barbados Parliament, said…

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ADDED ON: 09/15/2020

More than 60 LGBT, intersex people killed in Colombia in first eight months of 2020

BOGOTA (Reuters) - At least 63 members of Colombia’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex community were killed in the first eight months of this year, the Andean country’s human rights ombudsman…

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ADDED ON: 09/15/2020

Life getting better for Moroccan LGBTQ community

Fez, MOROCCO – Having a sexual orientation other than straight in Morocco is complicated at best, but seems to be slowly getting better. Members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer…

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ADDED ON: 09/15/2020

Russian teachers ordered to track, report LGBTQ students to gov’t – report

Russian teachers were ordered to identify and monitor LGBTQ+ students and report them to the federation's Interior Ministry, the Russian LGBT Network reported last Thursday. The Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs (MVD)…

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ADDED ON: 09/15/2020

Polish MEP disgracefully denies the existence of ‘LGBT-free zones’. He claims they’re just a ‘joke told by left-wing activists’

A Polish member of the European Parliament said Monday (14 September) that “LGBT-free zones” do not exist in Poland and are just a “joke told by left-wing activists”. As countless lawmakers tore…

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