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Arab LGBT activists "are defying state-sponsored repression and social stigma" despite legal hurdles, Human Rights Watch and the Arab Foundation for Freedoms and Equality has said. HRW released a report on the challenges and the progress of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities…
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Bermuda has forbidden same-sex marriage, only nine months after legalizing it, in what advocates for gay and lesbian rights called a disappointing setback. Same-sex marriage became legal in Bermuda, a British overseas territory, in May as a result of a ruling by the island’s Supreme Court. But the…
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by Enrique Andres Pretel San Jose: Costa Rica's first same-sex wedding has been blocked by notaries who are refusing to recognise it until laws forbidding gay marriage are changed, setting them at odds with their President. The marriage between two men was set for this weekend after a top Latin Am…
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Source Claire Chretien https://www.lifesitenews.com In what one expert called the “most bold exercise in judicial tyranny imaginable,” an international human rights court has ordered that 16 countries ignore their own laws and recognize same-sex “marriage” and transgenderism. In one of these count…
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 The rights of same-sex spouses must be recognised by every member of the EU, even if a country’s government has not authorised gay marriage, the European court of justice has been advised.   In what has been hailed as a major step forward for equal rights, Melchior Wathelet, a Belgian advocate ge…
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A ban on “conversion therapy,” a discredited practice that attempts to change sexual orientation or gender identity, failed to pass Tuesday in New Hampshire’s House of Representatives.   Two proposed bills would have protected minors from treatments aimed at erasing LGBTQ identity that medical pro…