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A gay expat in Hong Kong just won a landmark ruling over granting her spouse a visa

A British woman known as QT, who spent years in Hong Kong courts fighting for dependant visa rights for her female partner, has finally won her case. 342 more words

Lyle Shelton's implicit support of subjecting children to barbaric conversion therapy practices

Coming across an article about Lyle Shelton from ACL (Australian Christian Lobby) written by Lane Sainty and published by BuzzFeed. This time Lyle shared his opinion on the incredibly damaging and to put it frankly, the torturous practice of gay ‘conversion therapy’. 1,111 more words

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The Council for Global Equality calls on Congress to support DREAMERS

An estimated 75,000  DREAMERs are believed to be lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender. As important as the DREAM Act is to our country’s humanitarian values and image, it’s also the only fair way of putting the lives and futures of these faultless and hopeful young people on the right track. 19 more words

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A 'dark Israel' genre BBC News website story jumps the gun

As has been recorded here in the past, the BBC has something of a penchant for the ‘dark Israel’ genre and regularly promotes stories which – often with insufficient attention to accuracy – paint a caricature of a country  428 more words

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New York Pols Mourn LGBT Rights Pioneer Edie Windsor

Current and former New York elected officials mourned the death of and celebrated LGBT rights activist and pioneer Edie Windsor, whose advocacy for same-sex marriage brought about a major Supreme Court ruling. 511 more words

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Not Today, 45: The Census

With natural and man-made disaster at our doorsteps, it’s difficult to keep abreast of all the large and small ways that 45 and his Administration are wearing away LGBTQ people’s rights. 382 more words

Russia cracks down on LGBTQ activists

By ANN MONTAGUE

In August, Ali Feruz was sentenced in a night court in Russia to be deported to Uzbekistan. He will spend time waiting for his appeal in a new prison for foreigners in Moscow, often known as the Russian Guantanamo. 542 more words

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