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Conversion Practices Prohibition Legislation Bill
After widespread backlash from LGBTQ+ rights activists and politicians alike, the United Kingdom is set to see legislation banning conversion therapy after all, with UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak planning to introduce a draft bill to parliament.  As reported by local media, including The Times and ITV News, Rishi Sunak...
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Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has signed an executive order ensuring more accessible access to gender-affirming medical treatment within the city, making Philadelphia a go-to destination for trans individuals in need of specialised health care services in the United States. Officially enacted on October 17, the executive order ensures that city...
The Wisconsin State Assembly has voted to advance a series of bills that target transgender minors, limiting access to gender-affirming healthcare and restricting participation in sports teams for trans youth. This decision was made despite strong opposition from community members, advocacy groups, and multiple medical organizations. During a public forum...
Uganda LGBTQ+
Uganda's recent enactment of the Anti-Homosexuality Act (AHA) in May has positioned the nation among the most stringent anti-LGBTQ+ countries worldwide. The controversial legislation not only reaffirms the criminality of homosexual acts but also introduces the death penalty for offences labelled as "aggravated homosexuality." The bill further elaborates on...
Donald Tusk
Civic Platform (PO) leader Donald Tusk, has revealed two legislative plans to support the LGBTQ+ community in Poland. Speaking In the northwest town of Pia, Tusk made the announcement in response to a high school senior question highlighting the discrimination faced by the LGBTQ+ community under the current administration. The ruling...
Rishi Sunak
The UK government has been met with widespread condemnation following reports that they plan to abandon the previously proposed ban on conversion therapy. Initially promised by former Prime Minister Theresa May five years ago, the commitment appears to be waning, with critics claiming a lack of effectiveness of similar bans...
Aidan Hyman
Californian athlete, Aidan Hyman, braved adverse conditions and battled health challenges like blood clusters and fever to make a strong statement by hoisting the Pride flag on one of the world's most challenging peaks, K2 in Pakistan. Sharing his experience with PinkNews, Hyman spoke of his determination to send a...
Iraqi Flag
Iraq's Media and Communications Commission (CMC) has issued new directives to media outlets and social media platforms in a contentious move that bans the use of the terms "homosexual" and "gender." The authorities have instructed media to refer to LGBTQ+ people as engaging in "sexual deviancy" rather than using...

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