#LGTBQ Rights

  • Article: Brazil's Supreme Court Rules to Make Homophobia & Transphobia Illegal
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    Brazil's Supreme Court Rules to Make Homophobia & Transphobia Illegal

    By Leah Rodriguez|May 24, 2019

    The acts of discrimination will be punishable by up to five years in prison. Read more

  • Article: Brunei Temporarily Lifts Death Penalty for LGBTQ People After Global Backlash
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    Brunei Temporarily Lifts Death Penalty for LGBTQ People After Global Backlash

    By Leah Rodriguez  and  Gaëlle Langué|May 6, 2019

    But human rights activists aren’t convinced. Read more

  • Article: Ellen DeGeneres and Billie Jean King Join Call for Hotel Boycott Over Brunei's LGBTQ Stoning Law
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    Ellen DeGeneres and Billie Jean King Join Call for Hotel Boycott Over Brunei's LGBTQ Stoning Law

    By Leah Rodriguez|April 4, 2019

    International pressure to halt the law continues. Read more

  • Article: Same-Sex Couples Seek Marriage Equality in Japan With Valentine's Day Lawsuits
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    Same-Sex Couples Seek Marriage Equality in Japan With Valentine's Day Lawsuits

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 14, 2019

    Thirteen couples are standing up to the government for their legal rights. Read more

  • Article: Anne Hathaway Speaks Up for LGBTQ Rights, Racial Justice in Award Speech
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    Anne Hathaway Speaks Up for LGBTQ Rights, Racial Justice in Award Speech

    By Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 17, 2018

    The star delivered a powerful speech at the Human Rights Campaign dinner. Read more

  • Article: California Just Became the First State in the US to Recognize a Third Gender
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    California Just Became the First State in the US to Recognize a Third Gender

    By Andrew McMaster|Oct. 16, 2017

    Gov. Jerry Brown’s signature provides for more equal rights across the spectrum. Read more