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

colombia

 

In Colombia, a highly conservative country, the Supreme Court has allowed civil unions for LGBT couples, giving them access to many benefits previously reserved for married couples, particularly on pensions, health benefits and inheritance.

David Leyonhjelm

 

The weeks are alike in Australia because two weeks ago I told you about a bill introduced by the Labor party to legalize equal marriage, which had been totally rejected by the members of the government because judged as an attempt to win over voting for the elections.

Well, this week, know that a new draft to be introduced by Liberal Democrats Senator David Leyonhjelm.

Wednesday, 16 March 2016 01:29

India Refuses To Decriminalize Homosexuality Again

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india

 

In India, the bill to decriminalize homosexuality was rejected by members of the government again.

Tuesday, 15 March 2016 01:34

Perhaps A Better Recognition Of LGBT Parents In Israel

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israel

 

The Israeli government could officially recognize same-sex couples with children as parents.

Tuesday, 15 March 2016 01:20

Puerto Rico Judge Upheld The Marriage Equality Ban

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puerto rico

 

In Puerto Rico, a judge decided to uphold the marriage equality ban despite the decision of the Supreme Court of the United States in June.

Thursday, 10 March 2016 00:51

Indonesia Is Preparing An Anti LGBT "Propaganda" Law

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indonesia

 

Very bad news reached us from Indonesia where the government planned to vote, for more national security, an anti LGBT "propaganda" law similar as the one in Russia.

Malcolm Turnbull

 

The atmosphere is not cool in Australia within the LGBT community because we just learned that the government, including Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, refused to clearly set a date for the plebiscite and for the vote on equal marriage, which suggests that it does not wish to rule and could favor a delay.

australia

 

Back in Australia. Tuesday, I spoke of a motion that MP Terri Butler wanted to introduce on Wednesday, know that the government has not appreciated this attempt, considering it a "pathetic political stunt" and immediately rejected by a 83-57 vote.

anglican church africa

 

The Anglican Church of South Africa could provide some acceptance of LGBT married couples.

terri butler

 

In Australia, the Labor party will try to pass a bill on marriage equality in parliament this week.

Maite Oronoz Rodriguez

 

The government of Puerto Rico has nominated Maite Oronoz Rodriguez, openly lesbian, as chief justice of the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico.

Tuesday, 09 February 2016 00:45

Kuwait May Be About To Better Accommodate Its Gay Students

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Bader Al Essa

 

Apparently Kuwait adopted a better policy towards gay students.

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