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

Guangdong University of Foreign studies

 

Following the refusal of the University of Guangdong not to give diplomas to two lesbian students, considering that their marriage is against the rules of the University, over 180 LGBT people around the world have written an open letter to call the university president to create a tolerant environment study.

Iraq Ayatollah Sistani

 

The Iraq's Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani renounced a fatwa calling for the murder of homosexual men "in the most severe way" without renouncing the one that goes against lesbians.

Wednesday, 27 July 2016 23:13

Bermuda Has Rejected An Attempt To Ban Marriage Equality

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bermuda

 

Senators in Bermuda just rejected an attempt to ban marriage between same-sex people.

amon mpanju

 

The deputy permanent secretary in the Ministry of Constitutional Affairs and Justice in Tanzania, Amon Mpanju, said that "the government will never entertain recommendations that are contrary with the law of the land and the cultural norms of the society," which obviously means LGBTQ rights.

anglican church canada

 

The Anglican Church of Canada has just allowed the performing of marriage between same-sex people in her church.

Monday, 11 July 2016 17:13

Puerto Rico Has Unveiled Its First LGBTQ Monument

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Puerto Rico LGBT Monument

 

Puerto Rico, which approved the equal marriage a year ago, has unveiled its first LGBTQ monument which also honors the victims of Orlando since part of them was Puerto Rican.

australia votes

 

In Australia, we are more in doubt than ever! Indeed, elections are ongoing and we do not know yet the final result, but whatever the winner unfortunately it might lack the votes to advance marriage equality.

edmonton catholic school

 

Two students with lesbian moms have faced homophobia of their religion teacher in a Catholic school in Edmonton, Alberta.

qui bai

 

In September 2015, I told you about Chen Qiuyan aka Qui Bai, a Chinese lesbian who had filed a complaint against the Ministry of Education after discovering that her university textbooks still classified homosexuality as a "disorder". Good news since we learned today that a Beijing court has accepted to hear the case.

israel

 

The Smith Polling Institute conducted a poll to find out if the Israelis supported the opening of civil marriage and unions for same-sex couples. The answer is definitely yes, as 76% say they are in agreement with this opening.

rainbow flag pm trudeau

 

Last year, Pride Month was full of rainbow flags a little bit all over the Internet and in the streets around the world. It seems that this year the same thing happens again. So in Canada, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau just flew the rainbow flag on Parliament Hill.

mexico

 

While the Mexican Council of the Family is trying to gather the necessary number of signatures to try to change the definition of marriage in the constitution of Mexico and while a new poll shows that equal marriage is now supported by 69% of the Mexican people, the government prepares to debate legalizing marriage for same-sex couples across the country.

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