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Switzerland Makes Homophobia And Transphobia As Illegal As Racism In New Change To Penal Code

Switzerland has made homophobia and transphobia as illegal as racism in a new vote to change the penal code. The National Council voted 118 to 60 to make it illegal

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Anne Hathaway denounces white and straight privilege at awards ceremony

On Saturday night at the 22nd annual Human Rights Campaign national dinner, 35-year-old actress Anne Hathaway was recognized for using her powerful voice to fight for LGBTQ equality. “I really

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Lessons Learned From ‘She Called Me Woman’ (Final Entry)

LESSON 20 From the chapter, ‘I Convinced Myself I Wasn’t Lesbian’, HA has this to say to us: “Until we become visible, queer people [in Nigeria] will continue to think

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Lessons Learned From ‘She Called Me Woman’ (Entry 19)

LESSON 19 From the chapter, ‘Why Do I Have To Ask You To Consider Me Human’, DK admonishes: “Why do I have to ask you to consider me human? Can’t

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“I Fight In Defence Of The LGBT Community.” Charly Boy declares his pro-LGBT stance following his support for his daughter’s coming out

Charly Boy has come out on his Instagram page to declare his support for the Nigerian LGBT. This comes on the heels of him speaking out in support of his

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“NO. LESBIANS DON’T HAVE IT EASIER THAN YOU.” A Lesbian ‘Love’ Letter To Gay Men

I was part of a diverse and inclusive conversation two days ago – an event which was amazing by the way – when someone brought up the fact that LGBT+

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Shania Twain Talks About LGBT Equality

Shania Twain believes her 1997 hit “Man! I Feel Like a Woman!” contributed to changing attitudes about sexuality and equality. “A lot of straight men sing ‘Man! I Feel Like

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LGBT equality threatened with confirmation of Donald Trump’s Supreme Court Justice

President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch has been approved by the Senate after Republicans changed the rules to railroad through a vote. President Trump has picked appeals court judge

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Anti-LGBT activists set out their plan to roll back equality under President Trump

The National Organisation for Marriage has set out its strategy for rolling back LGBT rights under the Trump administration. When Trump takes office in January, the GOP will be in