#LGBT

  • Article: World Health Organization No Longer Classifies Being Trans as 'Mental Illness'
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    World Health Organization No Longer Classifies Being Trans as 'Mental Illness'

    By Joanna Prisco|June 21, 2018

    The United Nations health agency said the change would improve social acceptance. Read more

  • Article: British LGBTQ Rights Campaigner Arrested in Russia as World Cup Kicks Off
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    British LGBTQ Rights Campaigner Arrested in Russia as World Cup Kicks Off

    June 18, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    He held a poster that read: "Putin fails to act against Chechnya torture of gay people." Read more

  • Article: This Canadian Province Just Issued Its First Gender-Inclusive Passport
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    This Canadian Province Just Issued Its First Gender-Inclusive Passport

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 8, 2018

    You can now apply for a document with ‘M,’ ‘F,’ ‘X,’ or no designation at all. Read more

  • Article: Anti-Gay Laws 'Were Wrong Then and Are Wrong Now,' Says UK PM Theresa May
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    Anti-Gay Laws 'Were Wrong Then and Are Wrong Now,' Says UK PM Theresa May

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 18, 2018

    May said she “deeply regrets” Britain’s part in passing the discriminatory laws. Read more

  • Article: This Hong Kong Heiress Became an Accidental LGBT Champion
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    This Hong Kong Heiress Became an Accidental LGBT Champion

    March 27, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Her father offered $127 million to any man who could make her straight. Read more

  • Article: Why Gus Kenworthy's Kiss at the Olympics Was So Important
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    Why Gus Kenworthy's Kiss at the Olympics Was So Important

    By Phineas Rueckert|Feb. 19, 2018

    “My childhood self would never have dreamed of seeing a gay kiss on TV at the Olympics.” Read more

  • Feature: ‘I Was the First Person to Come Out as Gay on Live TV in Nigeria’
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    ‘I Was the First Person to Come Out as Gay on Live TV in Nigeria’

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 15, 2018

    Bisi Alimi lived with HIV for three years with no treatment, because of the fear of being found out. Read more

  • Article: Women, Transgender, Queer, Indigenous, and All Oppressed People Need to Come Together to Fight Hate, Say Activists
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    Women, Transgender, Queer, Indigenous, and All Oppressed People Need to Come Together to Fight Hate, Say Activists

    By Imogen Calderwood|Nov. 16, 2017

    “This is the time to come together to connect the dots.” Read more