In a historic ruling, the Constitutional Court of Saint Kitts and Nevis has ruled in favor of same-sex relationships.
In many parts of the world, LGBTQ rights are under attack and we are facing increasing levels of violence and discrimination. This is why it is so important that countries take a stand and show their support for our community. Denmark’s recent membership in the United Nations LGBTI Core Group is a significant step forward in the fight for LGBTQ Human rights. By joining the United Nations LGBTI Core Group, Denmark has committed to promoting and protecting the rights of LGBTQ+ people around the world. Before giving you more details on this, let’s have a look at the situation of LGBTQ rights in this country located in Northern Europe.
It is a sad day for equality. The highest court in the British territories has sided with discrimination against same-sex couples.
The Methodist Church is one of the many religious groups in the world that condone same-sex marriage. The Methodist Church has been known to make statements about homosexuality and same-sex marriages for decades, but how do they approach these issues now?
The Pope has been quoted as saying "If someone is gay and he searches for the Lord and has goodwill, who am I to judge?" The Pope's words are a step in the right direction. It seems like he might be moving towards acceptance of homosexuality. But not so fast, Francis! Vatican is still condemning same-sex relationships in the world by calling them "objectively disordered." If you keep up this homophobic attitude, we'll just have to keep on judging you.
So the separation will take place. The United Methodist Church will separate into two distinct movements: one in favor of marriage equality and the LGBTQ+ clergy; and the other, more traditionalist, that will continue to oppose them.
In a major milestone for the LGBTQ community, more and more queer women are been appointed as judges. This is a significant step forward in the fight for equality, and now these women are helping to shape the law in favor of more inclusive policies.
Lesbian politicians are becoming more and more visible in the public eye. There are now many openly lesbian politicians who are making a difference in their communities. Here is a list of some of the most inspiring lesbian elected officials who are changing the world for the better.