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LGBT+ rights

Bigotry wins out in Mexican state of Sinaloa
9 months 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
9 months 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
9 months 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!
10 months 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
10 months 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
10 months 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.
10 months 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
10 months 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
10 months 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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Israel’s gay Justice Minister booed at Jerusalem Pride
10 months ago

Israel’s gay Justice Minister booed at Jerusalem Pride

THE first gay Government minister In Israel’s history, Amir Ohana, joined around 15,000 participants in Jerusalem’s 18th gay Pride event last week  – and got roundly booed.

The reason is …
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