Gay Law

Gay Law

UN Human Rights Office Urges Uganda for Civility

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OHCHR noted that the law would have a detrimental effect not only on the fundamental rights of LGBT members of Ugandan society but also on the work of human rights defenders and efforts to address HIV/AIDS in the country. ...
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South Korea: No Place for Gay Parents

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Lesbian couple Park Hye-jeong and Jang Hae-ni married four years ago and two years into their marriage decided to start looking for ways to create their family. Because their marriage is not legally recognized in South Korea, they are not allowed to use the sperm bank. ...
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Openly Gay Brian Boitano and the American Olympic Delegation

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Botiano, tennis legend Billie Jean King, and women’s ice hockey player Caitlin Cahow will be part of the 10-person team that will represent the LGBT community in America during the 2014 Sochi Olympics. ...
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Putin Supports Gay Bashing News Anchor

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Nothing seems to be off limits for Kiselyov. Last year he ran footage of Nazi marches, and compared Hilter to activist Alexei Navalny, who was running for mayor of Moscow. ...
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India Reverses Civil Rights Fight Back to 1860

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Though gay sex was legalized in 2009, last week the government decided reverse the ruling, stating that the High Court had “overstepped its authority and that a law passed in 1860 during British Colonial rule was still valid.” ...
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Poll: 70% of Israelis Support Equality for Gay Community

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The Ministerial Committee for Legislation debated several bills Sunday that were initiated by Yesh Atid to promote the rights of the gay community and adjust the status quo on religion and state. ...
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Disappointment in India’s Ruling on Section 377 IPC

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A ruling by India’s Supreme Court making consensual same-sex conduct between adults a criminal offence marks a black day for freedom in India, Amnesty International India said Wednesday. ...
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Lesbian Couple ‘Refused IVF’ Take Legal Action

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Two women are taking legal action against St. Mary's Hospital in Manchester, England after claiming they were denied fertility treatment because they are a lesbian couple. ...
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Using ‘One Voice’ to Help Typhoon Haiyan Victims

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The music video was projected onto the exterior of the iconic United Nations Headquarters building in New York during a special launch event attended by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Under-Secretary-General Valerie Amos, Guetta, and many of the campaign’s key partners and supporters. ...
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Five Women Arrested Under Senegal’s Anti-Gay Law

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In Senegal, committing an “improper or unnatural act with a person of the same sex,” can lead to up to five years in prison and a $3,000 fine. ...
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