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Philippines Supreme Court rejects ‘with finality’ last bid for same-sex marriage

The Philippines Supreme Court has rejected “with finality” a last bid for marriage equality and clarified that this decision is completely irreversible. The push...

Bhutan considers decriminalizing homosexuality

The country has been urged to “seize a historic opportunity to secure equal rights for LGBTI people in the country” by making gay sex...

Republican bill would dismiss teachers for supporting trans kids

Republican state Rep. Bruce Griffey from Tennessee has introduced a brand new bill the aim of which is to block transgender school students from...

China is closer to recognizing same-sex marriages

A body of the county’s highest level of state power, the National People’s Congress, has publicly acknowledged petitions to legally approve same-sex couples’ right...

Indonesian mayor calls for LGBT raids after a serial rapist was...

An Indonesian mayor has reacted to the conviction of Britain’s ‘most prolific rapist,’ Reynhard Sinaga, starting LGBT+ raids, even though Sinaga had not been...

Court supports trans teen whose dad bans him from transition

A Canadian appeals court has ruled that a trans teenager has the right to transition in spite of his father’s disapproval. The ruling...

New Jersey is to ban ‘gay panic defense’

The ‘gay panic defense’, as it is known, justifies violence against LGBT+ people by claiming that finding out a victim’s sexuality or gender identity...

Tennessee just banned same-sex adopters

Faith-based adoption agencies in Tennessee are now allowed to deny LGBT adopters and to use their religion as a reasonable basis for this denial....

Republican politicians filed 4 anti-LGBT bills for 1 day

4 bills were passed on January 13, by representatives Anthony Sabatini, Bob Rommel, Michael Grant and Byron Donalds, and state senators Dennis Baxley, Joe...

Republican lawmaker in Missouri wants to jail librarians for LGBT-related books

Missouri state representative Ben Baker, a Trump supporter, filed HB 2044 – which would ban libraries from allowing minors to access description of human...

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