Click on links below to view LGBTQI People and Human Rights news* AfricaGermanyNorwayTunisia AndorraIndiaPhilippinesUnited States AsiaKosovoPolandVietnam ChinaLithuaniaRussiaWorld CroatiaMENASingapore EcuadorMexicoSouth Africa El SalvadorNigeriaSwitzerland EuropeNorthern IrelandTanzania The number of anti-LGBTQ hate groups grew 43% in 2019 – White House says that’s a “far-left smear” by admin_HRWF | April 6, 2020 | LGBTQI People and Human Rights | 0 CommentsThe White House said that it's "disgusting" to call them out for associating with and promoting anti-LGBTQ hate groups. By Alex Bollinger LGBTQ Nation (02.04.2020) - https://bit.ly/2xXKY8v - Anti-LGBTQ hate groups are on the rise in the U.S., according... Read More Uganda charges 20 LGBT+ people with risking spread of coronavirus by admin_HRWF | April 6, 2020 | LGBTQI People and Human Rights | 0 CommentsBy Alice McCool Thomson Reuters Foundation (31.03.2020) - https://reut.rs/2wmouOi - Ugandan police charged 20 LGBT+ people with disobeying rules on social distancing and risking the spread of coronavirus on Tuesday, drawing criticism from campaigners who said... Read More Singapore gay sex ban: Court rejects appeals to overturn law by admin_HRWF | March 31, 2020 | LGBTQI People and Human Rights | 0 CommentsA bid to overturn a law that criminalises gay sex in Singapore has been dismissed by a court, dealing a blow to the city state’s LGBT movement. BBC News (30.03.2020) - https://bbc.in/3bzqf9y - The high court rejected appeals by three gay men who had argued the... Read More Andorra set to become latest nation to legalize gay marriage by admin_HRWF | March 31, 2020 | LGBTQI People and Human Rights | 0 CommentsBy Sonia Elks & Hugo Greenhalgh Thomson Reuters Foundation (23.03.2020) - https://reut.rs/2Jq8WMf - Andorra, one of Europe’s smallest countries, is set to legalize gay marriage, highlighting that eastern European countries with anti-LGBT laws are “on the... Read More Coronavirus lockdown exposes LGBT+ people to family abuse in the Middle East by admin_HRWF | March 24, 2020 | LGBTQI People and Human Rights | 0 CommentsLGBT+ groups are stepping up online and phone support for people trapped in abusive homes or struggling with isolation during coronavirus shutdowns. By Ban Barkawi Thomson Reuters Foundation (18.03.2020) - https://bit.ly/2QBpJA3 - With phone counselling... Read More Russia lifts house arrest of LGBT activist facing pornography charges by admin_HRWF | March 24, 2020 | LGBTQI People and Human Rights | 0 CommentsBy AFP The Moscow Times (16.03.2020) - https://bit.ly/2J7qTiC - Russia on Monday lifted the house arrest of an LGBT rights activist accused of distributing pornography for posting drawings of vaginas on a body-positive social media page. Yulia Tsvetkova,... Read More Murder trial for El Salvador transgender woman to proceed by admin_HRWF | March 16, 2020 | LGBTQI People and Human Rights | 0 CommentsDeported from the US to her death. By Cristian González Cabrera HRW (11.03.2020) - https://bit.ly/2IRRjEV - An investigating judge in San Salvador ruled today that a criminal case against three police officers charged with aggravated homicide of Camila... Read More LGBTQ association achieves major legal milestone in Tunisia by admin_HRWF | March 16, 2020 | LGBTQI People and Human Rights | 0 CommentsBy Amel al-Hilali Al-Monitor (10.03.2020) - https://bit.ly/33mhhcS - In a first for Tunisia and the Arab world, Shams, an association founded in early 2015 to defend LGBTQ rights, was granted legal protection in a ruling handed down Feb. 21 by Tunisia's Court... Read More MEXICO: Queer couples stage kiss-in protest in shopping mall by admin_HRWF | March 10, 2020 | LGBTQI People and Human Rights | 0 Comments Unfurling a sprawling LGBT+ Pride flag, protesters packed a shopping mall in Mexico on Sunday after security staff banned a gay couple from kissing and holding hands. By Josh Milton Pink News (02.03.2020) - https://bit.ly/3cOsqHK - “Love is love!” the demonstrators... Read More Refusal to give married same-sex Hong Kong couple public housing ‘unconstitutional’, rules High Court by admin_HRWF | March 10, 2020 | LGBTQI People and Human Rights | 0 Comments Decision comes after legally married pair were refused public housing despite meeting all eligibility criteria. Housing Authority had denied claim because it said marriage must be between a man and a woman. By Jasmine Siu and Lilian Cheng South China Morning Post... 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.