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Top judge tells Scotland to recognize gender and age as hate...

Scotland should become the first country in the UK to legally recognize that age and gender can be motives for hate crimes, the top...

Transgender campaigners demand gender-neutral language in the abortion law in Ireland

In the aftermath of the referendum, which saw Ireland vote by a landslide to repeal the country’s near-total ban on abortion, campaigners highlighted that...

Lawmakers who want to ban gay sex in Indonesia say it...

The bill which is set to criminalize homosexuality in Indonesia is now discussed by the local House of Representatives and if they pass...

Netherlands recognize non-binary people

The anonymous plaintiff will now be given a new birth certificate which indicates that their sex is not determined, meaning that they are...

Canadian province allowed parents to remove gender from children’s birth certificates

In a ruling issued on Friday, the government of the Saskatchewan province of Canada responded to two complaints made in court to allow gender-neutral...

Hawaii officially outlawed ‘gay cure therapy’

The US state has become the latest to outlaw the use of different harmful practices that alloege to change sexuality of minors. Experts agree...

It will now be easier for trans people in Switzerland to...

On Thursday, Swiss Justice Minister Simonetta Sommaruga announced potential new legislation regarding the rights of transgender people in the country which means that trans...

LGBT people show solidarity in the wake of abortion vote in...

The campaign to repeal the eighth amendment hopes to remove the law restricting women accessing abortions in the Republic of Ireland. Some travel...

Sex without consent is to be illegal in Sweden

Sweden has passed a law to make sex illegal without explicit consent. Activists had been working on such a legislation for at least...

Gavin Grimm and his landmark victory

Gavin Grimm is a teenager who was told to use a bathroom in correspondence with a sex he was assigned at birth. And...

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