#LGBTQ rights

  • Article: How Brave LGBTQ Arab Activists Are Challenging Stigma in Their Everyday Lives
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    How Brave LGBTQ Arab Activists Are Challenging Stigma in Their Everyday Lives

    By Chris Gelardi|April 19, 2018

    A new campaign seeks to portray queer Arabs as activists rather than victims. Read more

  • Article: This Same-Sex Couple Tried to Foster a Refugee Child and Was Denied
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    This Same-Sex Couple Tried to Foster a Refugee Child and Was Denied

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 22, 2018

    The lawyers argue that it's textbook discrimination. Read more

  • Feature: LGBTQ Refugees Face Unimaginable Trauma, But They’re Rising Up
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    LGBTQ Refugees Face Unimaginable Trauma, But They’re Rising Up

    By Olivia Kestin  and  Joe McCarthy|Feb. 22, 2018

    “You’re fighting against people who are trained to deport you.” Read more

  • Article: Taiwan Mulls Third Gender Option on Passports, IDs
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    Taiwan Mulls Third Gender Option on Passports, IDs

    Jan. 16, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The island's 23 million people widely embrace LGBT rights, transgender and intersex people suffer. Read more

  • Article: Saudi Arabia Arrests Men After 'Gay Wedding' Video Goes Viral
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    Saudi Arabia Arrests Men After 'Gay Wedding' Video Goes Viral

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 10, 2018

    Homosexuality is punishable by death in Saudi Arabia. Read more

  • Article: The State of Same Sex Marriage Around the World
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    The State of Same Sex Marriage Around the World

    Dec. 7, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    These 26 countries have legalized same-sex marriage since the Netherlands first did in 2001. Read more

  • Article: Trudeau Just Apologized to LGBTQ2 Workers Who Were Fired by the Government as Recently as the '90s
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    Trudeau Just Apologized to LGBTQ2 Workers Who Were Fired by the Government as Recently as the '90s

    By Jackie Marchildon|Nov. 28, 2017

    Federal workers were fired for being part of the LGBTQ2 community from the 1950s to the 1990s. Read more

  • Article: Canada Quietly Offered Asylum to Gay Men Facing Torture in Chechnya
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    Canada Quietly Offered Asylum to Gay Men Facing Torture in Chechnya

    By Jackie Marchildon|Sept. 8, 2017

    It’s not often that governmental secrets are applauded, but this is one for the books. Read more