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

Australia

 

The South Australian government may soon allow adoption for same-sex couples.

Father Felipe Berríos

 

In Chile, children and religious leaders show themselves openly in favor of equal marriage and adoption by same sex couples.

Peru

 

Another disappointment for the LGBT community. The Committee on Justice and Human Rights of the Congress of Peru refused to adopt a recognition of same-sex unions.

Monday, 07 July 2014 15:53

Vietnam Didn't Approve Marriage Equality

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Vietnam

 

The decision of the Parliament of Vietnam on marriage equality has been made and, unfortunately, this is not good news.

Juan Manuel Santos

 

After the presidential elections are over in Colombia, it is hoped that President Juan Manuel Santos, elected to a second term with 50.9% of votes, will continue to support equal marriage.

347bis

 

A new association has been created to fight against homophobia and the arrest of LGBT people in Cameroon.

Bishop Leonardo Steiner

 

Whereas Brazil is pride of place with the soccer world cup, one of the most important catholic bishops of the country has just shown his support in favour of unions between the same-sex people.

Maite Oronoz Rodríguez

 

Puerto Rico is very far from being a gay-friendly place and yet it would seem that even in this little place of the world, the things evolve and in the good sense. Indeed, for the first time, perhaps a lesbian will become judge within the Puerto Rico Supreme Court.

Lynne-BrownZakhele Mbhele

 

I like to hear about Africa which advances and today, for the first time, there are an openly lesbian cabinet minister and an openly gay deputy in South Africa and on the African continent.

Queensland

 

A first had taken place in Australia, and in particular in Queensland, where the name of a sperm donor will be replaced by the second mom on a birth certificate.

Monday, 02 June 2014 00:27

70% Of LGBT Students Bullied In Japan

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japon

 

A survey, conducted by Inochi Risupekuto Howaito Ribon Kyanpen, a group based in Tokyo which fights against the suicide of LGBTQ people, shows that 70% of people known as belonging to a sexual minority in Japan, and in particular to the LGBT community, were victims of bullying in school and 30% even thought to commit suicide.

philippines

 

In spite of discriminations, LGBT people are more and more accepted in the Philippines.

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