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LGBT+ activists in Thailand call for better marriage rights

Posted on: November 30th, 2018 | No Comments
    Around 100 LGBT+ activists gathered in Bangkok on Thursday (November 29) to express concerns over discrimination in a law which will recognize “life partnership” between LGBT+ couples, marching...

India’s Supreme Court legalizes gay sex in landmark ruling

Posted on: September 6th, 2018 | No Comments
  India’s top court scrapped a colonial-era ban on gay sex on Thursday (September 06) in a landmark judgment that activists hope will uphold the right to equality. Gay sex...

NY, San Francisco, other U.S. cities celebrate gay pride

Posted on: June 25th, 2018 | No Comments
  Supporters of LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) rights took to the streets of San Francisco, New York, Minneapolis, and Seattle to celebrate Pride on Sunday (June 24). The festivities included...

Philippines LGBT group accuse police of failing to serve and protect

Posted on: June 29th, 2016 | No Comments
BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in the Philippines face extortion, violence and rape when seeking help from the police and do not trust...

For trans people, family rejection tied to suicide attempts, substance abuse

Posted on: May 30th, 2016 | No Comments
(Reuters Health) – For transgender or gender non-conforming individuals, as rejection from family members increases, so does their likelihood of suicide attempts or substance abuse, according to a new study....