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

kojien

 

Iwanami Shoten, the publisher of Kojien, Japan’s most authoritative dictionary, revised the definition of 'LGBT' after making a big mistake for lack of knowledge. They also apologized.

Inter American Court of Human Rights

 

What's happening is amazing! Indeed, a historic decision has taken place. It could disrupt LGBT rights issues across South America and the Caribbean.

bermuda

 

What happened? Bermuda approved marriage for same-sex couples six months ago and now it is about to ban it again.

Friday, 08 December 2017 00:17

Australia legalized marriage equality!

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Here is the most beautiful victory of the year! Australia has legalized marriage equality! Australian LGBT couples finally get official recognition of their unions.

Tuesday, 28 November 2017 17:40

Sri Lanka could decriminalize homosexuality

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Sri Lanka could make a huge leap forward in LGBTQ rights. The government could decriminalize homosexuality. The announcement comes after the United Nations has studied Human Rights in the country. The main LGBT group in Sri Lanka has welcomed this decision.

Mnangagwa Mugabe

 

The resignation of President Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe could have been good news. Imagine 30 years of Donald Trump. But his replacement doesn't seem very open about LGBTQ rights.

Thursday, 23 November 2017 17:54

Tanzania strengthens repression against LGBT people

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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.

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 00:00

Australians have said yes to marriage equality!

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Great news! 61% of Australians voted yes for marriage equality! You know it was a voluntary vote so it's great to see millions of people participating.

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A group of Egyptian lawmakers introduced a bill to criminalize homosexuality. And it follows a wave of arrests of LGBT people.

Wednesday, 01 November 2017 23:45

Michelle Suarez became the first transgender senator in Uruguay

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Michelle Suarez became the first transgender senator in Uruguay. She replaces Senator Marcos Carambula since October 10, 2017.

melbourne lesbian couple

 

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.

Friday, 20 October 2017 16:20

Dolly Parton supports equal marriage in Australia

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The legend of country music Dolly Parton supports marriage equality in Australia.

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