#LGBTQ rights

  • Article: Jared Polis Becomes First Openly Gay Candidate for Governor to Be Elected in US
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    Jared Polis Becomes First Openly Gay Candidate for Governor to Be Elected in US

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 7, 2018

    “We proved that we’re an inclusive state that values every contribution.” Read more

  • Article: Tanzanian Government Distances Itself From Calls for LGBTQ Crackdown
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    Tanzanian Government Distances Itself From Calls for LGBTQ Crackdown

    Nov. 5, 2018|Voice of America

    Last week, a public official asked people to send him the names of anyone "suspected of being gay." Read more

  • Article: 'Fighting for Survival,' Senegal's Gay Community Is on Its Own
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    'Fighting for Survival,' Senegal's Gay Community Is on Its Own

    Sept. 27, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    LGBTQ+ people in Senegal who report violence and verbal abuse risk being arrested themselves. Read more

  • Article: Two Malaysian Women Publicly Whipped With Canes for Same-Sex Relationship
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    Two Malaysian Women Publicly Whipped With Canes for Same-Sex Relationship

    By Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 4, 2018

    Politicians and advocates won’t tolerate the country’s strict homosexuality laws. 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: Christine Hallquist Makes US History as First Openly Trans Major Party Candidate for Governor
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    Christine Hallquist Makes US History as First Openly Trans Major Party Candidate for Governor

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 15, 2018

    She beat out three other candidates in Vermont’s Democratic primary Tuesday. Read more

  • Article: Court Orders Costa Rica to End Its Ban on Same-Sex Marriage
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    Court Orders Costa Rica to End Its Ban on Same-Sex Marriage

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Joanna Prisco|Aug. 10, 2018

    The court has deemed the law discriminatory. 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