A safe home. A prosperous work environment. Acceptance. Comment
The only out gay member of Brazil’s parliament has resigned and fled the country after he was bombarded by threats throughout the last year amid a rocky political climate in the South American nation. Comment

Pakistan’s Trans Community Demands Protections

Pakistan’s transgender community is calling on that nation’s government to implement a sweeping gender identity nondiscrimination bill that passed the National Assembly last May. Comment
The transgender community in India is rejecting a civil rights bill that advocates say does not go far enough in securing their rights and, in some ways, worsens the conditions for them moving forward. Comment
In a video posted recently by the Transgender Law Center (TLC), three trans women seeking asylum in the United States discussed the adversity they have faced in their journeys from their home countries. Comments (1)
A new report from an intergovernmental international group reveals that human rights abuses — particularly against the LGBTQ community, including intersex people — are continuing in Chechnya nearly two years after the sovereign region of Russia became notorious for its horrifying treatment of queer people. Comments (6)
The government of Cuba has scrapped plans to implement same-sex marriage in the nation’s new constitution, but the issue is likely heading for a referendum — and LGBTQ activists are stressing that the issue is not yet settled. Comments (1)
The LGBTQ community in Singapore is aiming to follow in the footsteps of India after that nation struck down a similar ban on gay sex. Comment


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