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LGBT+ rights

Christians aren’t assertive enough. They need to take a lesson from the vocal LGBT+ lobby.
3 weeks ago

Christians aren’t assertive enough. They need to take a lesson from the vocal LGBT+ lobby.

Transgender and non-binary people were counted for the first time in the 220-year history of the census for England and Wales, which revealed that 262,000 people identify as a …
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Transgender rights take a leap forward in Scotland and Spain
1 month ago

Transgender rights take a leap forward in Scotland and Spain

Cheers resounded today (Thursday) in the Scottish Parliament when the Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill was passed by 86 to 39 votes. There were no abstentions.

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US Congress passes landmark Respect for Marriage Act
2 months ago

US Congress passes landmark Respect for Marriage Act

In a move bound to infuriate Conservative Christians and far-right Republicans, a coalition of lawmakers today (Thurday) voted overwhelmingly to approve legislation giving federal recognition of same-sex marriages.

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Trans women under threat in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
3 months ago

Trans women under threat in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Rainbow Sunrise Mapambazuko, a local LGBT+ organisation in the DRC, needs funds to relocate the seven from an area where they have have been forced with the choice …
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Stunning victories for LGBT+ and Black candidates in US mid-term elections
3 months ago

Stunning victories for LGBT+ and Black candidates in US mid-term elections

Minorities and marginalised people found favour with American voters in Tuesday’s midterm elections, choosing them to as their representatives.

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One stunning victory went to Democrat Maura T …
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Prominent Malaysian politician condemns raid on LGBT+ Halloween party
3 months ago

Prominent Malaysian politician condemns raid on LGBT+ Halloween party

The Chairman of Malaysia’s Human Rights and Constitutional Affairs Select Committee, Charles Santiago, above, called the raid “harassment against a marginalised community” after “morality” police broke up the large party …
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Two Iranian woman sentenced to death for their support of LGBT+ rights
4 months ago

Two Iranian woman sentenced to death for their support of LGBT+ rights

Human Rights group Amnesty International has condemned the Islamic Republic of Iran for sentencing two LGBT+ activists to death on charges of “corruption on earth through the promotion of …
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Why we should all fear Italy’s lurch to the right
4 months ago

Why we should all fear Italy’s lurch to the right

As a resident in Spain for the past 12 years I was horrified to see footage of the rapturous applause given to the “post-fascist” leader of The Brothers of …
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Spain approves new laws that will give gays and transgenders even greater protection
5 months ago

Spain approves new laws that will give gays and transgenders even greater protection

The Spanish government has approved measures that will strengthen protections already afforded to LGBT+ communities by, among other thing, recognising the rights of trans people’s “to be who they …
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Human rights activist Peter Tatchell accuses PM Boris Johnson throwing trans people under the bus
10 months ago

Human rights activist Peter Tatchell accuses PM Boris Johnson throwing trans people under the bus

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Tatchell, above, has added his voice to others who have castigated the UK government for reneging on its promise to protect the entire LGBT+ communities from “pray-away-the-gay” …
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