LGBTQ rights
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.

COVID-19 Has Exposed Collapse of American Dream: V

As the world struggles with the COVID-19 pandemic and distancing becomes the new normal, loneliness and the lack of touch has emerged as one of the greatest losses, says activist and playwright V

Why India’s transgender bill is a tool of discrimination

The community is calling the recently passed legislation the Transgender Persons’ (Violation of Rights) Bill.

Homophobia in Georgia Homophobic group attempts to disrupt movie screening in Georgia

The critically acclaimed film is based on gay love. Right-wing groups and conservatives from the Orthodox Church have consistently harassed the LGBT community in Georgia

Over 500,000 women, queers and gender dissidents participated in historic encounter

Women, queer people and gender dissidents from across the globe took part in the annual encounter to engage in workshops, discussions and mobilizations

LGBT Rights-Poland-Interview “We will not cease to exist just because they hate us”

Peoples Dispatch talks to Magdalena Pająk, Polish LGBTQ+ rights activist who works with the Equality Parade, Poland, about the future of LGBTQ+ rights in the country at a time of a major right-wing pushback.

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