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Love Is Love
Thailand is set to make history by becoming the first Southeast Asian nation to legalise same-sex unions.  According to Bloomberg, the draft legislation allowing same-sex couples to register their partnership in Thailand was approved by the nation’s Cabinet and will now head to parliament for approval. While the bill avoids the...
Taliban
Monkeypox is being used by the Taliban as a mandate to target, harass, and detain LGBTQ+ people in Afghanistan. According to reports by PinkNews, the Taliban’s persecution of LGBTQ+ people has been put in overdrive following the detection of monkeypox in Europe. The virus, which is usually found in parts of...
Gay Couple
A new study out of the United Kingdom has shown that a small minority of individuals hold anti-LGBTQ+ sentiments. In contrast, the majority have feelings of respect and admiration toward the rainbow community. The research which was conducted by Stonewall and was published to coincide with the 5oth anniversary of...
Tokyo Same-Sex Partnership
Tokyo will begin to recognise same-sex partnerships in a step forward for LGBTQ+ rights in Japan.    There is hope other Japanese jurisdictions will follow as the country edges slowly closer to advancing LGBTQ+ rights. The Tokyo metropolitan government have unveiled a draft plan to accept registrations starting in October from same-sex...
Jonas Gahr Støre
The Prime Minister of Norway has made a formal apologised to the nation's rainbow community for the historical persecution of gay men. Marking the 50th-anniversary of the repeal of section 213 of the penal code, which criminalised sexual relations between men, the nation's Prime Minister, Jonas Gahr Støre, apologised to...
Trans-Exclusionary Conversion Therapy Ban
Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets of London to showcase their disapproval and frustration over the Government's proposed conversion therapy ban that excludes trans people. According to organisers, over 3,000 people gathered outside the Prime Minister's residence at Downing Street on Sunday the 10th of April. Holding placards reading...
Trump
Former President of the United States, Donald Trump, has criticised transgender rights in the USA describing it as "far-left gender theories" and "child abuse".   The single term President made the comments during his "Save America" rally on Saturday the 9th of April, where he spoke about several typical Trump topics,...
Boris Johnson
Just days after his conversion therapy U-turn, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has now said that he does not think transgender women should compete in female sports. Johnson's comments were made during a visit to a hospital in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, on Wednesday the 6th of April, where he...

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