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News From Asia, Africa, Oceania, South America And Canada

presbyterian church

 

The Presbyterian churches of Brazil and Peru have decided to end their partnership with the Presbyterian Church of the United States after it changed its constitution to allow the celebration of marriages between same-sex couples.

Tony Abbott

 

Tony Abbott, who was previously Prime Minister of Australia, has just lost his job!

Jimmy Morales

 

Guatemala is in the process of electing democratically a new president this time after several political crises linked to corruption. But, Jimmy Morales, who is now the winner of this election, even though it has yet to be a second round, already strongly opposed to LGBT rights.

uganda

 

Hard to imagine that things could still harden in Uganda, yet a bill prohibiting non-government organizations able to speak freely is under consideration in Parliament.

china

 

A Chinese student has launched legal action against the Ministry of Justice as textbooks describe homosexuality as a ┬źdisorder┬╗.

port hedland

 

While the discussion on marriage equality continues in Australia, there is a small city in the country which has decided to recognize, despite everything, same-sex couples.

Tsai Ing wen

 

Tsai Ing-wen, Taiwan's candidate for presidential elections in 2016, wished a good Valentine's Day by sharing a video featuring several LGBT couples.

Najib Razak

 

Najib Razak, the Malaysian prime minister, announced at a seminar on moderate Islam, it was no question for his country to make laws for LGBT people.

Julia Gillard

 

 

 

There is anger in Australia where, surprising as it may be, the former Prime Minister Julia Gillard has officially supported marriage equality.

Tony Abbott

 

Despite his opposition to equal marriage, Prime Minister Tony Abbott plans to hold a plebiscite on the equal marriage issue.

panafrica ilga

 

The Pan-Africa ILGA group (PAI) have obtained a legal status as a non-profit organization, allowing it to work for the recognition of LGBT rights throughout the African continent.

Wednesday, 19 August 2015 21:38

The Japan Area Setegaya Recognizes Same-Sex Couples

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setagaya

 

After Shibuya, it is now the turn of Setegaya to legally recognize same-sex couples.

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