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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

34th Plurinational Encounter of Women, Queers and Gender Dissidents!

The communicators collective describes the importance of this Encounter in the current context of Latin America and the power of the feminist movement

LGBTQ community fights prejudice on the streets of Poland

Defying the homophobic threats from the far-right, pride marches continue in Poland

Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 33

In this episode we discuss pride marches, protests against ICE in the US and the 49th Assembly of the Organization of American States in Colombia

From ‘Lula Livre’ to ‘F*ck the Police’, pride is political!

On the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots LGBTQ prides across the Americas have taken on a very overtly political and radical stand, after years of being little more than apolitical spectacles

Multitudes in Argentina march against gender-based violence

Protesters demanded an end to gender-based violence, the approval of the new bill to legalize abortion and the implementation of the sexual education law

“What do you mean they killed Marielle?”

Female and black activists recall the day they heard the news about the murder of the councilwoman from Rio de Janeiro

Newly elected President Bolsonaro unleashes attack on rights of the Brazilian people

In the few days since Bolsonaro took office he has already already targeted indigenous communities, LGBTQ people and lowered the minimum wage

#WontBeErased #WontBeErased: U.S. Transgender community protests against government’s attempt to enforce stricter gender definitions

The Health and Human Services (HHS) department has drafted a memo to establish the legal definition of gender, with the proposal to recognise only either male or female sex.

Ahead of Olympics, Tokyo passes law to end discrimination against LGBT communities

The law will prevent people and organizations from using public spaces to indulge in hate speech. It also mandates awareness programs

Victory for Romanian LGBTQ Activists, Conservative Groups’ led Referendum Fails Victory for Romanian LGBTQ activists as ‘anti-same sex’ referendum fails

The referendum in Romania got annulled due to low voter turnout despite desperate efforts by the government and allied conservative groups. The referendum sought to redefine the concept of the family in the constitution

Chile takes first step to approving gender recognition bill

The bill, which seeks to enshrine individuals’ right to recognition of their gender identity, was passed in the senate with 26 votes in favor and 14 against. It will now be sent to the chamber of deputies

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