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The 50th Annual LA Pride Parade And Festival Will Be Held Digitally!

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Officials announced that they are canceling the 50th Los Angeles Pride Parade in West Hollywood that was scheduled to take place on June 10, 2020.

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An Online Global Pride To Replace The Cancelled Pride Parades

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I was talking about the Dayton Pride Parade the other day, which for the moment has been postponed to August, but generally speaking, many Pride Marches are canceled around the world.

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Singapore Court Refuses To Overturn Law Criminalizing Same-Sex Relationships

Singapore High Court didn't repeal same-sex relationships ban.

I wish I had good news for LGBTQ rights, but I have a bad one, sadly.

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Dayton Pride March Organizers Delayed The Event To August

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Many events have already been postponed or even canceled because of the coronavirus and we are approaching the Pride March time so the question is... will they be canceled or postponed?

Today, let’s talk about the Dayton Pride March in Dayton, Ohio that is one of the first to be delayed.

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Nepal To Include Third Gender In Its Next Census

2021 Nepal census to include third gender.

Nepal is a country that is more advanced on LGBTQ rights than many US states or European countries.

In 2015, the constitution prohibited discrimination based on sexual orientation after a landmark Supreme Court decision in 2008. The court also called for greater recognition of same-sex relationships.

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South Korean Military Discharges First Soldier Because Of Her Trans Identity

Trans South Korean military soldier was discharded.

Although South Koreans are gradually accepting the LGBTQ community thanks to growing representation in TV series and movies, the military has just sent a soldier home because of her transgender identity.

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The Philippines Supreme Court Rejects Marriage Equality

Philippines Supreme court says no to marriage equality.

Bad news... The LGBTQ+ community in the Philippines has suffered a bitter defeat in its attempt to legalize equal marriage.

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Will Mauritius Decriminalize Homosexuality?

Homosexuality in Mauritius.

Mauritius is an island located near Africa in the Indian Ocean and is also one of the countries that still criminalizes same-sex relationships.

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Canada: Edmonton Banned “Conversion Therapy”

Edmonton conversion therapy ban.

So far, the city of Edmonton, Canada, had no “conversion therapy” ban. The goal was therefore to get a favorable vote to improve the protection of LGBTQ youth, especially since Vancouver passed a similar law in 2018. It was also an opportunity to advance rights for our community.

However, no complaints have ever been filed as a result of “conversion therapy” or attempts to “change” a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity. So was Edmonton City Council still going to agree to look into the matter?

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200,000 People Mobilize For The Legalization Of Marriage Equality In China

LGBTQ people gathered in China.

China is one of those countries where there is no law allowing same-sex couples to get married. But as China revises its civil laws, LGBTQ activists are pushing for the legalization of marriage equality.

The goal is simple: to show that this law would not only affect a dozen people but hundreds of thousands.

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Hong Kong Judges Reject Same-Sex Marriage And Civil Unions

Hong Kong court ruled against marriage equality.

Homosexuality was decriminalized in 1991 in Hong Kong, an independent territory in southeast China. In June 2018, a new victory took place for our community as the Hong Kong High Court ruled in favor of a gay couple fighting for equal benefits. In July, the court ruled that foreign LGBTQ couples living in Hong Kong city who had legally married elsewhere were entitled to a spouse visa.

So we believed that victory was possible when MK, a lesbian woman, launched a challenge to get marriage equality.

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Ellen DeGeneres To Be Honored At The 2019 Golden Globes

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Ellen DeGeneres is one of those pioneering lesbians who has marked our lives for the past 25 years.

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The 2019 Taiwan Pride March Was Memorable!

The 2019 Taiwan Pride march.

Taiwan became Asia’s first country to legalize equal marriage on May 24, 2019. Last week’s Pride march was an opportunity to celebrate.

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