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Violent deaths of LGBTI people in Brazil are at an all-time high, according to an LGBTI watchdog in the country. According to a report by LGBTI group Grupo Gay de Bahia, there were 387 murders and 58 suicides of LGBTI people in 2017. The figure is a 30 percent increase on the reported 327 deaths …


Researchers have found that crimes against Russia’s LGBTI community have doubled since the introduction of the country’s homophobic “gay propaganda” law. The law, signed by President Vladimir Putin in 2013, bans the public representation of LGBTI people to children, effectively outlawing pride marches and similar demonstrations across the country. And the law has seen a …