Click on links below to view LGBTQI People and Human Rights news* China Norway Philippines United States Lawmakers in the US unleash barrage of anti-transgender bills by admin_HRWF | January 22, 2020 | LGBTQI People and Human Rights | 0 CommentsProposed laws threaten health, rights of trans kids. By Ryan Thoreson HRW (20.01.2020) - https://bit.ly/2GaqVor - Protecting children’s health is critical, and that means allowing doctors and their patients to decide what care is needed to keep a child... Read More LITHUANIA: ILGA-Europe welcome a landmark ECHR judgment on online hate speech by admin_HRWF | January 22, 2020 | LGBTQI People and Human Rights | 0 CommentsThe European Court of Human Rights found Lithuania’s failure to investigate online hateful comments against a gay couple to violate their rights to private and family life, as well as being discriminatory on the ground of sexual orientation. By Daniele Paletta ... Read More Judge orders US to return illegally deported gay asylum seeker before he’s killed by admin_HRWF | January 13, 2020 | LGBTQI People and Human Rights | 0 CommentsICE deported him to Africa before his case had been heard. It may be too late to bring him back now. By Juwan J. Holmes LGBTQ Nation (09.01.2020) - https://bit.ly/2tTMO8F - A court has ordered the Department of Homeland Security to allow the return of... Read More PHILIPPINES: Supreme Court thumbs down same-sex marriage case ‘with finality’ by admin_HRWF | January 13, 2020 | LGBTQI People and Human Rights | 0 CommentsBy Benjamin Pulta Philippine News Agency (06.01.2020) - https://bit.ly/2tYQKVp - The Supreme Court (SC) has denied “with finality” a motion for reconsideration on its previous decision junking same sex marriage petition in the Philippines. In a notice... Read More Why is China raising the prospect of same-sex marriage? by admin_HRWF | January 8, 2020 | LGBTQI People and Human Rights | 0 CommentsAs recently as August, a representative had dismissed same-sex marriage as contrary to Chinese culture. By Eric Baculinao NBC News (07.01.2020) - https://nbcnews.to/36A2RXn - China has taken a step forward to allow same-sex marriage, a move that could undo... Read More LGBT Equality: Gay rights in Norway by admin_HRWF | January 8, 2020 | LGBTQI People and Human Rights | 0 CommentsAccording to recent surveys, Norway is one of the world's best countries to be LGBTQ+. We take a look at the history of gay rights in Norway and what barriers remain in place. By David Nikel Life in Norway (02.01.2020) - https://bit.ly/2QXWWFe - Recent... Read More NEW ZEALAND: LGBTQI left out of specifics in mental health, wellbeing commission bill by admin_HRWF | December 16, 2019 | LGBTQI People and Human Rights | 0 CommentsRainbow community organisations are calling on the government to name LGBTQI people in the Mental Health and Wellbeing Commission Bill. By Murphy Radio New Zealand (12.12.2019) - https://bit.ly/2PoqTP9 - More than 70 organisations and 400 community... Read More Cambodia to teach LGBT+ issues in schools to tackle discrimination by admin_HRWF | December 16, 2019 | LGBTQI People and Human Rights | 0 CommentsBy Matt Blomberg Thomson Reuters Foundation (10.12.2019) - https://reut.rs/2ssJyQX - Children in Cambodia will receive lessons on LGBT+ issues from 2020 in a bid to wipe out bullying and discrimination in the socially conservative country, an official said on... Read More India’s transgender rights law isn’t worth celebrating by admin_HRWF | December 10, 2019 | LGBTQI People and Human Rights | 0 CommentsSolely linking transition with surgery is wrong on so many fronts, writes Kyle Knight of Human Rights Watch. By Kyle Knight The Advocate (05.12.2019) - https://bit.ly/358qS7v - India’s parliament passed a bill to protect transgender rights last week, but... Read More AUSTRALIA: Senate calls on government to expedite asylum claim of two gay Saudi journalists in ‘arbitrary’ detention by admin_HRWF | December 10, 2019 | LGBTQI People and Human Rights | 0 CommentsMultiple global news organisations call for release of men, who fled their country only to become embroiled in Australia’s detention system. By Helen Davidson The Guardian (04.12.2019) - https://bit.ly/2E6c8dc - The Senate has passed a motion calling on... Read More Get LGBTQI People & Human Rights news delivered to your inbox! Subscribe now *HRWF puts a variety of news from outside sources on its website for human rights research. HRWF only endorses the contents of its own articles and reports, and not the views or opinions expressed in the articles posted.