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polish presidential candidates clash lgbtq rights

The Polish presidential election sees two candidates with opposing views on LGBTQ rights.

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2020 lgbtq friendly european countries

For the 11th year, ILGA-Europe releases its report on the progress and decline of LGBTQ rights in European countries with a rainbow map ranking them from most to least LGBTQ-friendly.

In which countries have the rights of our community continued to advance and where have they regressed? ILGA’s study is an opportunity to find out.

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The Government of Bosnia and Herzegovina is taking a step towards recognizing and opening marriage to same-sex couples.

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Wednesday, 22 April 2020 03:29

LGBTQ Rights Movement Champion Phyllis Lyon Died

phyllis lyon died at 95

A champion of the LGBTQ rights movement has passed away. Phyllis Lyon died of natural causes at 95.

I wanted to pay tribute to this amazing lady today. It’s sad to see this LGBTQ icon go. We are losing a role model in the battle for equal rights and a witness to the evolution of our movement.

Phyllis Lyon will have seen and experienced everything with her wife. She spent 50 years fighting for our rights.

singapore high court same sex relationships law

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

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kathy kozachenko first lgbtq official

Harvey Milk was long considered to be the first openly gay person to be elected to political office. That is not true, and it is time to correct that.

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Fermoy in Ireland may suspend its twinning with a Polish town after a major disagreement over LGBTQ people’s rights.

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The French town of Saint-Jean-de-Braye located in the Centre-Val de Loire region had been twinned with the town of Tuchow in south-eastern Poland for 25 years.

The French municipality recently broke this twinning because of their disagreement over the LGBTQ community.

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lesbian boxer april hunter girlfriend maldives

Even while on vacation with her girlfriend, April Hunter, a 24-year-old lesbian boxer, did not hesitate to stand up for LGBTQ rights by condemning the law that criminalizes same-sex relationships in the Maldives.

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northern ireland marriage equality

Something incredible happened in Northern Ireland this summer. The British Parliament voted to allow LGBT couples to marry.

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