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LGBTQ Ambassador Elisabeth Borne

France to appoint LGBTQ Ambassador to the world

French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne announced Thursday that France would appoint an ambassador for LGBTQ rights. The government would charge the new LGBTQ Ambassador with advocating for the universal decriminalization of homosexuality and trans identity. The Prime Minister made the announcement on the 40th anniversary of France’s decriminalization of homosexuality. She said the government will …

Fair Work inspectors recently raided bars regarding wage theft

Wage Theft: Bars raided for suspected underpayments

Fair Work inspectors recently raided bars along Melbourne’s popular Chapel Street after workers complained about alleged wage theft. The bars targeted by the workplace watchdog are all owned by the La La Bar Group. They include Holy Grail, Electric, Wonderland, Jane Do Bar, Lucky Liquor and La La Land. Audits the result of complaints According …

Gay Rights Movement Mourns

Gay Rights Movement Mourns Loss Of A Hero

Dick Leitsch, a founding father of the gay rights movement, has died in New York. He was 83. Leitsch became an icon of the LGBTQ movement after leading protests that pre-dated the Stonewall Inn uprising. Born on May 11, 1935, Leitsch went on to lead the the New York City chapter of the Mattachine Society, …

EU Countries Recognise Foreign Same-Sex Marriages

Court Rules EU Countries Must Recognise Foreign Same-Sex Marriages

The European Court of Justice has ruled that all European Union member states must recognise the residency rights of married same-sex couples. The case involved Romanian activist Adrian Coman and his American husband Claibourn Robert Hamilton, who had been living in the United States for four years before marrying in Belgium in 2010. When they …

Gay Rights Lawyer

Prominent Gay Rights Lawyer Sets Himself On Fire In Protest Suicide

Prominent gay rights lawyer David S. Buckel died in New York on Saturday after setting himself on fire in a protest against environmental destruction. The charred remains of Buckel, 60, were found in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park. Buckel had spent the bulk of his career fighting for gay rights, including serving as the marriage project director …