#LGBT

  • Article: This London Rapper Is Tackling Grime Music Homophobia One Lyric at a Time
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    This London Rapper Is Tackling Grime Music Homophobia One Lyric at a Time

    Sept. 28, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Grime artist uses his sexuality to address the prejudices he has faced all his life Read more

  • Article: An LGBTQ+ Mural Was Defaced at Wits University. So What Is Being Done Now to Tackle Abuse?
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    An LGBTQ+ Mural Was Defaced at Wits University. So What Is Being Done Now to Tackle Abuse?

    By Thato Mahlangu|Sept. 28, 2018

    It’s vital that universities drive progress to keep LGBTQ+ students safe, secure, and empowered. Read more

  • Article: British LGBTQ Domestic Abuse Survivors Twice as Likely to Attempt Suicide
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    British LGBTQ Domestic Abuse Survivors Twice as Likely to Attempt Suicide

    Sept. 14, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Gay and transgender people attacked by their partners are also twice as likely to self-harm. Read more

  • Article: Young Gay Britons Are Getting Married Just to Avoid Abuse
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    Young Gay Britons Are Getting Married Just to Avoid Abuse

    Aug. 24, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Coming out in some cultures in the UK can lead to forced marriage, disownment, expulsion and abuse. Read more

  • Article: LGBTQ Australians Still Not Comfortable Being Themselves at Work, Report Reveals
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    LGBTQ Australians Still Not Comfortable Being Themselves at Work, Report Reveals

    By Madeleine Keck|Aug. 23, 2018

    “Concealing compromises well-being." Read more

  • Article: LGBTQ People Are 14 Times More Likely to Be Homeless Than Straight People in the UK
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    LGBTQ People Are 14 Times More Likely to Be Homeless Than Straight People in the UK

    Aug. 10, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Almost 80% say coming out to their parents was the main reason they lost their homes. Read more

  • Article: Record Number of LGBTQ People Are Running for Office in the US
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    Record Number of LGBTQ People Are Running for Office in the US

    Aug. 8, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Just 0.1% of all current elected public officials are openly LGBTQ. Read more

  • Article: Ireland Under Pressure to Introduce Hate Crime Laws After LGBTQ Attacks
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    Ireland Under Pressure to Introduce Hate Crime Laws After LGBTQ Attacks

    July 26, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    A gay male couple were hospitalised, and two separate LGBT venues were vandalised. Read more