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Just.Equal welcomes election result: opportunity to move forward

Just.Equal Australia today welcomed yesterday’s election result saying Australia enjoys a unique opportunity to move forward on LGBTIQA+ human rights. The group says the defeat of a Liberal Party that devised the discriminatory Religious Discrimination Bill, the thumping defeat of anti-transgender candidate, Katherine Deves, as well as the victory of Green, teal and independent candidates …

Meet The Openly Gay Prince Fighting For LGBTI Equality In India

The world’s only openly gay royal, Indian prince Manvendra Singh Gohil, is throwing his weight behind the campaign to decriminalise homosexuality in his country. Gohil, from the state of Gujarat in western India, came out to an Indian newspaper in 2006 and faced protests and a negative backlash, including being disowned by his own family. …

India’s LGBTI Community Could Be On The Verge Of A Major Win

India could be on the verge of legalising homosexuality after the country’s top court agreed to re-examine the country’s law banning gay sex. The Indian Supreme Court will review the validity of Section 377 of India’s penal code which bans “carnal intercourse against the order of nature with any man, woman or animal” and has …