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Homosexuality decriminalized in Mozambique, but LGBT activists still face long battle

Mozambique scraps anti-gay law – http://t.co/cmn0qdAlrG

— The News Globe (@TheNewsGlobe) July 1, 2015

In Mozambique, a new penal code erasing a colonial-era anti-gay law that could be used to condemn a person “who habitually engages in vices against nature” to three years’ hard labor, was met with cautious praise from LGBT activists.

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Human And Civil Rights

New immigration rules allow transgender women to be housed in women’s facilities

U.S. immigration officials announced new guidelines on Monday that will allow transgender women to be housed in women’s immigrant detention facilities, a change long sought by activists. 214 more words

Human And Civil Rights

At Long Last.

I still can’t believe it; as I sit here writing, I’m in a state of surreal shock. Marriage equality has finally reached the entirety of my country. 511 more words

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Supreme Court legalizes same-sex marriage nationwide

The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 on Friday that the Constitution guarantees all Americans nationwide the right to marry, including same-sex couples — a landmark victory for equal rights. 151 more words

Human And Civil Rights

Is it morally okay that gay haters in Singapore attack children of same-sex couples?

We are now a few days away from Pink Dot and I am seriously pissed!

As I mentioned before we have in Singapore a small but very… 864 more words


Nation's biggest LGBT rights group is "sexist" and "judgmental," report finds

According to the results of a series of surveys on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) that was commissioned by the HRC, the group has a world of internal and diversity problems. 134 more words

Human And Civil Rights

Caitlyn Jenner's mom says she will learn to stop calling her 'Bruce'

Caitlyn Jenner’s mom Esther says: I will learn to stop calling my child "Bruce.” nydailynews.com/entertainment/… http://t.co/slGJ2bxSBL
Jim Roberts (@nycjim) June 02, 2015

In an interview with The New York Daily News, Esther Jenner, the 89-year-old mother of Caitlyn Jenner spoke out about the transition that’s made national news.

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Human And Civil Rights