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The New Zealand government has introduced legislation to ban conversion therapy, declaring the debunked and dangerous practices have “no place in modern New Zealand”. The proposed laws would ban attempts to change a person’s gender identity, gender expression or sexual orientation. Anyone who subjects a minor or vulnerable person to the debunked practice would face …

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Researchers at Anglia Ruskin University found a widespread sexuality-based wage rip off across Europe, North America and Australia. Gay men earn on average 6.8% less than straight men while bi men receive 10.3% less and bi women 5.1%. However, lesbians earn on average 7.1% more than their straight counterparts. The researchers conducted meta-analysis of 24 …

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Defrocked Cardinal Theodore McCarrick now faces criminal charges for the alleged sex abuse of a minor nearly 50 years ago. McCarrick resigned from the College of Cardinals in 2018 over allegations of sexual abuse against minors and adult men. The Vatican removed him from the clergy the following year. McCarrick now becomes the highest-ranking US …

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Politicians in the African nation of Ghana have unveiled draft bill that activists say is one of the world’s most homophobic pieces of legislation. A group of MPs introduced the Promotion of Proper Human Sexual Rights and Ghanaian Family Values Bill to parliament late last month. Gay sex is already punishable by up to three …

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A gay rugby player and his club in the UK are celebrating after he was granted asylum, winning a years-long legal battle against deportation to Kenya. Ken Macharia moved to the UK to study in 2009. Working as a mechanical engineer, he later sought asylum, fearing persecution if he returned to Kenya. This month the …

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Irish police have charged five men with engaging in public sex acts after undercover officers caught them cruising in a department store men’s room in Dublin. A court heard staff at the Marks and Spencer department store in Dublin’s city centre knew the bathroom was a popular gay cruising spot, the Irish Examiner reported. The …

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Queer punters have packed out nightclubs across Britain as Prime Minister Boris Johnson controversially scraps restrictions on “Freedom Day”. Inside London gay club Heaven, a huge countdown on the main stage ticked down to 12am Monday (July 19), the second dancing could legally begin again. And at the stroke of midnight, punters left their tables …

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Police in Atlanta, Georgia have arrested three people on child cruelty charges after they filmed themselves verbally and physically abusing a 12-year-old boy and shaving “gay” into his hair. This week Atlanta Police charged Jordan Jarrode Richards-Nwankwo, 18, Lorkeyla Jamia Spencer, 19, and Brittney Monique Mills, 35, with cruelty to children over the shocking abuse …

HUREED Uganda

Worldwide, the LGBTIQ+ communities strive for survival, equality, justice and happiness on a daily basis. In Uganda, one organisation continues a daily struggle to assist some of the most marginalised and disadvantaged LGBTIQ+ people in the world. With few resources and no significant international support, HUREED persists to overcome daily challenges that we in the …

spain gay man samuel luiz murder

Police in Spain have arrested three people over the death of 24-year-old gay man Samuel Luiz in a suspected homophobic attack. Luiz, a 24-year-old nursing assistant, died after more than a dozen people attacked him outside a nightclub. Luiz was out with friends in Galicia in northwest Spain in the early hours of Saturday when …

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