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Friday 27 May 2016

26th May 2016   International News
South Korea has rejected same-sex marriage, rejecting a lawsuit from a well-known gay couple who wished to have their same-sex union recognised in the country.   The men, movie director... Read more

25th May 2016   International News
Victoria’s Premier has apologised for the ‘abominable’ laws that criminalised homosexuality in Australia. Daniel Andrews stood in Victoria’s Parliament and delivered a groundbreaking apology for the laws, saying “On behalf... Read more

23rd May 2016   International News
51 Muslim states have blocked 11 LGBTI organisations from attending a high-level AIDS conference at the UN. The blacklisted organisations, with a focus is on LGBTI rights, are from Egypt,... Read more

19th May 2016   International News
In a historic move, the US Senate has confirmed gay man Eric Fanning to be the US Secretary of the Army.   The first ever openly gay US Secretary of... Read more

18th May 2016   International News
The Canadian government has announced new legislation to protect transgender citizens from discrimination. The proposed bill would amend the Canadian Human Rights Act and Criminal Code to include protections for... Read more

18th May 2016   International News
The International Day Against Homophobia Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT) was marked around the world yesterday with a “Global Celebration of Sexual and Gender Identities” and the release of the Human... Read more

17th May 2016   International News
Fifty activists have protested in Lebanon, demanding that laws criminalising homosexuality as “against nature”, be repealed. The protest, organised by LGBTI rights group the Helem Association, took place outside the... Read more

16th May 2016   International News
A man has been arrested for the murder of Bangladeshi  LGBTI magazine editor Xulhaz Mannan, who was murdered late last month. A leading advocate for LGBTI rights, Mannan was hacked... Read more

14th May 2016   International News
Germany may soon pass a law that would consider three North African countries, known for their anti-LGBTI laws, as safe, meaning asylum seekers will have applications rejected unless they are... Read more

12th May 2016   International News
Germany is preparing to overturn the convictions of gay men who were convicted of having homosexual sex before 1994 when same-sex intimacy was decriminalised. The German justice minister says the... Read more