LGBTQ rights
Pride Parades - Croatia Pride parades held in Croatian cities of Split and Zagreb

Braving homophobic attacks and prejudice, the LGBTQ community and rights groups in Croatia were able organize pride parades in two major cities, Zagreb and Split

Argentina makes history and passes the Travesti Trans Employment Quota

Last Thursday, Argentina’s congress passed the Travesti Trans Employment Quota, a law which calls for the State to reserve a percentage of its employment capacity for this population.

Anti-LGBT law-Hungary Progressive groups slam Hungary’s latest homophobic law

Under the guise of fighting pedophilia, the right-wing government in Hungary has passed a law in the Hungarian parliament which prohibits dissemination of materials talking about LGBT orientations to minors

Body of LGBT and land reform activist found burnt in the south of Brazil

25-year-old Lindolfo Kosmaski ran for the City Council in 2020. The MST deems his death a hate crime

Brazil: transgender murders increased by 41% in 2020

Report shows that 175 trans women were murdered last year, 68% of victims were black

Latvia same sex marriages Latvian parliament rejects citizen initiative to validate same sex partnerships

The 100-member Latvian parliament Saeima voted down a citizen initiative which demanded the validation of same sex partnerships. The initiative was launched by the Dzīvesbiedri (Spouses) movement and citizen initiative platform ManaBalss.lv

Same sex marriage-Estonia Campaign for validating same sex marriage in Estonia gains momentum

Progressive sections in Estonia have launched the petition after the government proposed a national referendum that will define marriage as a union between a man and a woman

In Buenos Aires, there is no political will to address problems that we, the women, face, says Ofelia Fernández

The Buenos Aires legislator and women’s rights activist, Ofelia Fernández, expressed about the need to create a Ministry of Gender, Women and Diversity in the city of Buenos Aires

French communist youth demand Medically Assisted Procreation for all in need

A bioethics bill with provisions for extension of Medically Assisted Procreation services to single women and lesbian couples was approved by the French national assembly. However, it was not extended to the transgender community

US Supreme court ruling for LGBT+ workers rights US apex court judgement for federal workplace protection to LGBT+ workers

The court ruled with a 6-3 decision that LGBT+ workers are protected as per the provisions of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. The ruling can protect millions of workers in the US

Egyptian LGBTQ activist dies. Persecuted Egyptian LGBTQ activist Sarah Hegazy dies of suicide

30-year-old Sara Hagezy was in exile in Canada since her release from jail in 2018. She was arrested after she waved a rainbow flag at a concert in Cairo

Costa Rica becomes a first Central American country to legalize same-sex marriages

The law is a result of a decade long struggle waged by the left and progressive movements in the country.

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