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To gain a greater understanding of the challenges faced by Queer Israelis who oppose the actions of Israel’s sectarian government, The Seattle Lesbian spoke to two veteran Jewish-Israeli activists who have long fought at the intersection of Queer rights and the rights of other groups marginalized by Israeli society. ...
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Editorial International
Iranian authorities firmly root trans experiences in pathological explanations, believing that it is a psychosexual disease. ...
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Faith and Religion International
The Civil Marriage Amendment Bill 2016 was passed unanimously by the government in Gibraltar on October 26, 2016. ...
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Sister Tilly Comes Again, a member of the group The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, poses for a portrait before a charity fashion show entitled Project Nunway starts in San Francisco, December 2, 2012. The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence (SPI) is a charity and street performance organization founded in 1979 which uses religious imagery to raise money for AIDS, LGBT-related causes, and mainstream community service organizations. Picture taken December 2, 2012. REUTERS/Jana Asenbrennerova
International Travel
Award-winning photojournalist Jana Ašenbrennerová’s exhibit, Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, opened August 8 in Prague, Czech Republic. ...
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Man with rainbow-colored skullcap uses his mobile phone to photograph a sign that reads, “Everything he created is for his glory”. In this context, this phrase is an assertion that all humans, including queers, are created by the Jewish god Yahweh, and that they are all divine.
International
Over a thousand Queer activists united for a Pride party and protest outside Beersheba City Hall in southern Israel Thursday evening. ...
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International
According to the Duke, 16,000 students stay home each school year to avoid bullying which harms their education and prospects ...
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Luke Antony will perform at Munich Pride 2016
Entertainment International
Luke will perform a moving rendition of Cyndi’s hit song "True Colors" and will be joined onstage by the Munich Rainbow Choir. ...
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International
The editor of Roopbaan, Bangladesh’s only LGBT magazine, was “hacked to death,” along with his friend in the a flat in the country’s capital Kalabagan. ...
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Health International
For bisexual Canadians, the rates were nearly four times those of heterosexuals and approximately twice the rates of gay or lesbian respondents. ...
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Sandi Banks at left, braces before police move to arrest her, Kings Cross, June 24, 1978. They tore the sleeve off her leather jacket.
International
An apology is better late than never. That’s what LGBT Australian activists who were brutally attacked by police during the first Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras in Sydney in 1978 have been expressing. ...
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