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

Chile

 

 

Chile could be on track to legalize equal marriage!

Seoul LGBT sit in 

 

The mayor of Seoul, South Korea had indicated that he would pass a charter for protection against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity but that was before he gives in to pressure from conservative and religious groups.

israel

 

 

That's it, Israel began to issue identity cards to children with same-sex parents on which one can see the two fathers or two mothers and not just "father" and "mother."

rio-de-janeiro

 

 

Although Brazil has not legalized marriage equality, 160 couples were married this Sunday in Rio de Janeiro.

president Yahya Jammeh

 

We waited to know whether the Gambian President Yahya Jammeh would sign a bill sentencing homosexual acts to life imprisonment, and without surprise, he signed it this month.

Mexico City

 

After being approved by the Legislative Assembly of the Federal District of Mexico City, the law allowing trans* people to change their gender on official documents without a court order was passed.

botswana

 

A gay rights group will finally be able to emerge in Botswana following the decision of a judge.

macau

 

A group for LGBT rights in Macau sent a letter to the Chinese government asking to include same-sex couples in the draft law on domestic violence.

iran

 

According to a report published by the BBC, the Iranian government would accept gay and lesbian people if they change their gender.

nigeria

 

It seems that two lesbians are married in Nigeria! Great news when you consider that the country criminalizes homosexuality.

Dominic Chan Chi-ming

A priest of the Hong Kong's Roman Catholic Cathedral gave permission for anti-gay speech from within his church.

quezon-city

Really, this is going better and better in the Philippines where an order prohibiting anti-gay discrimination was adopted in Quezon City.

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