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In spite of the support of the population (59% of Israelis are in favour of marriage equality) and of Israel's President, the bill which aimed at prohibiting the discrimination based on sexual orientation and which would also have allowed a civil wedding for same-sex couples was rejected.

Thursday, 09 January 2014 00:00

No Medical Procedures Needed To Change Your Gender In Taiwan

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From now on in Taiwan, a transition is not necessary any more to be able to change your gender.



I had told you that there was still hope in India even if, a few days ago, the Supreme Court of the country criminalized homosexuality again. Indian government asked the Supreme court to repeal its prohibition and to respect the rights of LGBTQ people.



So this time-here, the things are not going well in Uganda. Since a few years, the 'Kill the gays' bill was outstanding. One day on the agenda to be voted by the Parliament, one day outstanding again. We began to hope its suppression in front of the pressure of the countries until Friday.

Thursday, 19 December 2013 00:19

Same-Sex Relationships Are A Crime In India Again

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When we thought India opened little by little up towards equality, it is with an immense surprise that I learned a bad news: same-sex relationships are a crime again.