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French town suspends ties with Polish twin city over LGBT rights

A Polish mayor on Monday deplored the decision by a sister town in France to suspend 25-year official ties with her town because it declared itself an area “free of LGBT ideology.”   France 24 (18.02.2020) - https://bit.ly/2HzCeHd - The mayor of the south-eastern...

VIETNAM: LGBT youth unprotected

Myths about sexual orientation and gender identity undermine rights.   HRW (12.02.2020) - https://bit.ly/3bRAx68 - Pervasive myths about sexual orientation and gender identity in Vietnam contribute to violence and discrimination which is felt strongly among...

Swiss vote to approve legislation to protect LGBTQ+ rights

Referendum approves law that was passed in 2018 but was opposed by rightwing parties. By Philip Oltermann   The Guardian (09.02.2020) - https://bit.ly/3bpkhcc - Swis voters have given their backing in a referendum to extending anti-racism legislation to cover...

African Trans Network – ATN – Statement

Created for change, capacity strengthening and movement support. We are powerful when we stand together .   EATHAN (05.02.2020) - https://bit.ly/2OHChVn - Trans and gender diverse persons speaking for themselves, united as a collective, generating knowledge and...

Annual review of the situation of LGBTI people

Amid rising hate speech and crime, vulnerable people across Europe find themselves disconnected from the popular story of the region’s success in securing LGBTI rights, major human rights review finds. ILGA-Europe (03.02.2020) - https://bit.ly/2v5g7FJ - Launched on...

TANZANIA: Obstructions to LGBT health, rights

Discriminatory health policies, raids, and arrests.   Human Rights Watch (03.02.2020) - https://bit.ly/2OtvIpy - The government of Tanzania’s health policies deny adequate services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people and others who are...

KOSOVO: Landmark decision for transgender rights

Blert Morina exercises right to change name and sex marker.   By Dafina Halili   Kosovo 2.0 (20.01.2020) - https://bit.ly/2tZU0jI - When Blert Morina next crosses the border, he will have new documents and a victory against the state in his pocket.   In...

Ecuador’s LGBT+ community seen suffering deadliest year in a decade

By Oscar Lopez   Thomson Reuters Foundation (21.01.2020) - https://reut.rs/2RREWwC - Last year was the deadliest in at least a decade for gay and transgender people in Ecuador, campaigners have said, citing a possible backlash against new laws enshrining LGBT+...

Lawmakers in the US unleash barrage of anti-transgender bills

Proposed 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...

LITHUANIA: ILGA-Europe welcome a landmark ECHR judgment on online hate speech

The 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  ...

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