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International

Ella International Lesbian Festival

The Ella International Lesbian Festival will host Central America’s first-ever large lesbian event in Costa Rica in 2019. ...
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PRIDE Barcelona/Instagram

In early May, the organization of PRIDE Barcelona presented its new image and social campaign, supporting LGTBI refugees, and the advancement of its program filled with concerts and activities to celebrate the largest pride in the Mediterranean area. ...
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In total, 72 countries and territories worldwide criminalize same-sex relationships, including 45 in which sexual relationships between women are outlawed. In eight of those countries homosexuality can result in a death penalty. ...
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While marriage equality is just one issue facing the LGBTQ+ community, OUTBermuda believes it is well positioned to provide a legal voice on a topic that has recently been handled like a political football in Bermuda. ...
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Photo: European Union

On March 1, 2018 the European Parliament adopted its Annual report on the situation of fundamental rights in the EU. This year’s report contains strong content on LGBTI rights, condemning all forms of discrimination against LGBTI people. ...
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Although it’s been a long fight for their rights, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community in India is holding on to hope. Photo: The Better India

India’s Supreme Court ordered a review of Section 377 of the country’s Penal Code that criminalizes homosexuality in the South Asian country. ...
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Bulgaria Pride event in the country’s capital city Sofia. Photo: Human Rights Watch

If the women win their case it could set a precedent for recognition of same-sex marriage by a EU court forcing Bulgaria to recognize the women’s marriage. ...
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Chinese LGBTQI community take to Shanghai’s streets for the city’s annual Pride event. Photo: AFP

The policy bans service providers from releasing programs that “present abnormal sexual relations or behavior,” such as incest, homosexual relations, sexual harassment and sexual violence calling the content “pornographic and vulgar” in the new policy went into effect in July. ...
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In December 2016, Statistics Canada published the results of a new study indicating that 17 percent of Internet users aged 15 to 29 had experienced cyberbullying or cyber ...
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Under the guise of passing domestic partnership benefits, the bill seeks to strip loving same-sex Bermudan couples of the right to marry. The effort is being led by the Progressive Labour Party, which took power in July. ...
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