#LGBTQ rights

  • Article: Japan Elects First Openly Gay Male Lawmaker, Spurring Hopes for Same-Sex Marriage
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    Japan Elects First Openly Gay Male Lawmaker, Spurring Hopes for Same-Sex Marriage

    July 23, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    He said he is certain that same-sex marriage in Japan will be legalized within the next six years. Read more

  • Article: Taiwan's Same-Sex Newlyweds Face Backlash and Discrimination
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    Taiwan's Same-Sex Newlyweds Face Backlash and Discrimination

    June 25, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    One of the first same-sex couples to marry in Asia, they worry marriage equality may be reversed. Read more

  • Article: Georgia Will Host Its First Pride March, Despite Threats
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    Georgia Will Host Its First Pride March, Despite Threats

    June 19, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "We want to exist in public spaces." Read more

  • Article: Queens Pride Sent a 'Powerful Message' on Behalf of LGBTQ South Asians Everywhere
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    Queens Pride Sent a 'Powerful Message' on Behalf of LGBTQ South Asians Everywhere

    By Sushmita Roy|June 14, 2019

    "Just changing the law is not enough. We have a long way to go." Read more

  • Article: Ecuador Just Legalized Same-Sex Marriage
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    Ecuador Just Legalized Same-Sex Marriage

    June 13, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The Latin American nation is the 27th country to allow same-sex marriage. Read more

  • Article: Taiwan Becomes First Country in Asia to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage
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    Taiwan Becomes First Country in Asia to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

    By Joe McCarthy|May 17, 2019

    "We took a big step towards true equality.” Read more

  • Article: Gay Pride Crackdown: 4 Things to Know About LGBTQ Rights in Cuba
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    Gay Pride Crackdown: 4 Things to Know About LGBTQ Rights in Cuba

    By Erica SanchezGaëlle Langué  and  Joe McCarthy|May 16, 2019

    The country has made progress in recent years, but a backlash could be brewing. Read more

  • Article: Brunei Says Gay Sex Death Penalty Is 'Prevention,' Not Punishment
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    Brunei Says Gay Sex Death Penalty Is 'Prevention,' Not Punishment

    April 12, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The United Nations had condemned imposing the death penalty for gay sex and adultery. Read more