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EU bans countries from using ‘homosexuality tests’ on asylum seekers

The EU has banned its members from imposing ‘homosexuality tests’ on asylum seekers, warning that the processes are unreliable and also breach fundamental human rights. Such tests are sometimes used

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President Mugabe’s successor, Emmerson Mnangagwa, says he won’t legalize gay relations in Zimbabwe

The new president of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa, has dashed the hopes of the country’s LGBT advocates. He has stated that he has little intention of making life easier for LGBTI

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YOUR WAY

You were born this way, but you do not like that you were born this way. You have hated yourself and everything around you. But as you grew, you came

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14: An Anthology of Queer Art | Vol. 2: The Inward Gaze

Last year, the group simply known as 14 debuted its agenda with an anthology of LGBT art and stories themed “We Are Flowers”, which was very well received. This year,

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A court orders these 16 countries to make same-sex marriage legal

A number of Latin American countries do not allow same-sex marriage. However, that trend is changing. A Latin American human rights court said Tuesday that countries in the region should

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Four Years Later

It is exactly 4 years since the Same Sex Marriage (Prohibition) act was passed into law under President Goodluck Jonathan. I woke up the morning after the law was passed

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This Epic Rant Perfectly Breaks Down Heterosexual Privilege

The fact is LGBTQ people have to deal with challenges heterosexual people will never have to face. Twitter user @jermainedesign perfectly broke down exactly what that privilege entails in a

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WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU?

I came into last year, 2017, with a renewed sense of self and a determination to no longer be apologetic with my sexuality. The reasoning that governed me was simple:

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Let Your Anger Shine

My friend, let’s call him Puzzled Straight Man, engaged me on Facebook sometime in 2017, telling me that throwing shades at the fucker who had made homophobic comments was counterproductive.

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Egypt launches bid to ban atheism over fears it turns people gay

Egypt has announced a bid to ban atheism in the hopes that it will stop people from “turning” gay. The parliamentary commission on religion has said that plans to make