Tanzania strengthens its repression on LGBT people. It has arrested more than a dozen people who allegedly promoted homosexuality. People with HIV are also at risk.
A group of Egyptian lawmakers introduced a bill to criminalize homosexuality. And it follows a wave of arrests of LGBT people.
Michelle Suarez became the first transgender senator in Uruguay. She replaces Senator Marcos Carambula since October 10, 2017.
Women paid tribute to a lesbian couple who had been arrested for holding hands. This arrest for "obscene behavior" took place on a tram in Melbourne, Australia in 1976. Fortunately, things have changed in forty years.