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LGBT+ rights

Gay singer and actor Ricky Martin helps kill a nasty ‘religious freedom’ bill
1 day ago

Gay singer and actor Ricky Martin helps kill a nasty ‘religious freedom’ bill

A PUBLIC outcry that included the voice of popular gay singer and actor Ricky Martin, above, has led to the scrapping of a bill that would have allowed government employees …
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Bigotry wins out in Mexican state of Sinaloa
2 days ago

Bigotry wins out in Mexican state of Sinaloa

LGBT+ rights are steadily advancing in many parts of the world, but Sinaloa in northern Mexico has just rejected a bill which sought to redefine marriage.

Rodrigo Iván Cortés, President …
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Catholic school disowned for refusing to sack gay teacher
3 days ago

Catholic school disowned for refusing to sack gay teacher

A Roman Catholic archdiocese severed ties with the Jesuit school after administrators refused to fire a gay teacher for getting married. 

The Archdiocese of Indianapolis will no longer formally recognise …
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At last, some positive moves on gay rights in N Ireland
4 days ago

At last, some positive moves on gay rights in N Ireland

ROBIN SWANN, of the Ulster Unionist Party, was among a number of Northern Ireland politicians who gathered yesterday (Thursday) to call for marriage equality, anti-bullying legislation and gender recognition reform.


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It’s just a silly icon, so get over it Poland!
6 days ago

It’s just a silly icon, so get over it Poland!

THE Catholic Church in Poland is planning ‘services of reparation’ across the country on Sunday, June 23, because of the ‘profane’ use of the image of Our Lady of Częstochowa …
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Malaysia’s Prime Minister, 94, ‘doesn’t understand’ same-sex unions
1 week ago

Malaysia’s Prime Minister, 94, ‘doesn’t understand’ same-sex unions

IN a speech to the Cambridge Union in the UK on Sunday, Dr Mahathir Mohamad insisted that Malaysia will not recognise same-sex marriage.

Mahathir dismissed same-sex marriage as a “regressive …
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Ecuador legalises same-sex marriage
1 week ago

Ecuador legalises same-sex marriage

FOLLOWING groundbreaking equality gains in Bhutan and Botswana, Ecuador’s highest court has approved same-sex marriage, marking a watershed moment for LGBTQ rights in the Catholic-majority country.

Quito’s constitutional court …
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‘Get lost!’ Disney rejects anti-gay petition.
2 weeks ago

‘Get lost!’ Disney rejects anti-gay petition.

CHRISTIAN concern, a nasty little British outfit made up of perpetually outraged bigots, is seething over the fact that Disney in London rejected an anti-gay petition, and told a woman …
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Botswana follows Bhutan in striking down anti-gay laws
2 weeks ago

Botswana follows Bhutan in striking down anti-gay laws

HIGH court judges in Botswana today (Monday) ruled that laws criminalising same-sex relations are unconstitutional and should be struck down. This follows a similar decision in Bhutan last week.


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Bhutan votes to decriminalise homosexuality
2 weeks ago

Bhutan votes to decriminalise homosexuality

TWO laws that criminalized homosexual sex in Bhutan were scrapped at the weekend, much to the delight of the kingdom’s LGBT community.

“A lot of us cried,” said Tashi Tsheten …
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