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Abduction and Torture of Gay Men in Chechnya

Several human rights organisations have now confirmed the news given out at the beginning of April by the Russian newspaper Nowaja Gaseta that gay men are abducted and tortured and maybe even killed in Chechnya. Several news stations speak of

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81-Year-Old Raps for Equality

A retired educator rapped in front of the Jackson City Council to support a non-discrimination ordinance which would give more protection to the LGBT community. Don Tassie wore a sweater which read “Be more Kind” and that was exactly the

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The horror of being transgender in Europe

This video shows scenearios which are still true for transgender people in 34 European countries. Thanks to tgeu for raising awareness. http://tgeu.org

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Persecution of LGBTs in Egypt

Since the military took over the government in Egypt about 18 months ago. The situation for homosexuals drastically deteriorated. Two weeks ago a group of men were arrested in a hammam for “indecent behaviour.” Some claimed that the police regularly

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Buyondo, Gay and Unapologetic

As an addition to the previous post:

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Uganda LGBT Law

After the good news that Ugandan courts struck down the anti-gay law which was passed earlier this year lawmakers now started to sign a petition with which they hope to vote about the law again and have it reinstated as

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Married trans people must divorce, rules European Court of Human Rights

So according to the European Court of Human Rights and all the countries who still deny same-sex couples marriage equality people have to decide between being themselves and protecting their family?  This doesn’t seem very fair to me and despite

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Officials: Uganda’s leader to sign anti-gay bill

Officials: Uganda’s leader to sign anti-gay bill Uganda’s president Yoweri Museveni will sign the bill which was passed by the government in December into law. Under this law people who engage in homosexual activities might be facing a life sentence.

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Who Speaks for Russia’s Children?

Who Speaks for Russia’s Children? There is nothing I could add to this article, I agree to every single point.

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‘Leave children alone’ – Putin on gay rights in Russia

‘Leave children alone’ – Putin on gay rights in Russia I still don’t get the parallels Putin draws between homosexuality and pedophilia. They are completely different topics. Just because a person is gay it doesn’t mean that he/she is at

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