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

Hong Kong

 

According to a new report, a majority of Hong Kongers supports LGBTQ rights.

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Today, over forty nongovernmental service organizations defending the rights of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people handed a bill for marriage equality before the Parliament of Venezuela with the support of more than 20,000 signatures.

Marianne-Ryan

 

For the first time, a lesbian was appointed to the lead of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) in the province of Alberta.

Mexico

 

There's a lot going on in Mexico! In this country where to be LGBT is still too taboo and dangerous, where there are more and more states which approved marriage equality, thanks to judges, and where in 2010, marriages of same-sex people were recognize in the whole country, a new advance has just taken place.

Zaira de la O Martha Sandoval

 

Despite the fact that marriage equality is not recognized in the Mexican state of Jalisco, a lesbian couple obtained from a judge the right to contract a civil wedding.

nigeria

 

 

 

This law is not only banning the equal marriage, it also criminalizes homosexual relationships with sentences of up to 14 years in prison.

Australia

 

A new battle started in Australia after the High Court repealed the marriage equality law in Canberra. Now same-sex marriage advocates target federal politicians with a simple objective: to convince them to support marriage equality in 2014.

Sunday, 26 January 2014 00:00

New LGBT Memorial Unveils In Israel

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A new memorial in memory of LGBT people died in concentration camps was unveiled in Israel.

india

 

Following the reaction of the Indian government being opposed to the re-criminalization of homosexuality in India, the Supreme Court keened to remind that ministers do not have any right to be opposed to its decision.

Maria Cecilia Carla

 

Two Filipino lesbians will have passed an awesome midnight party! The US Embassy in Manila granted them a visa to be able to come to California to get married.

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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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Taiwan

 

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

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