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RUSSIA: LGBT, “The state considers us ideological enemies” (18+)

"The state views us as ideological enemies" (18+) Interview with Igor Kochetkov, who saved Chechen gays and is now called by the Ministry of Justice "three times a foreign agent"   By Kirill Martynov Novaya Gazeta (20.11.2021) - https://bit.ly/3DCu1gN - Igor...

RUSSIA: ‘Traditional Values’ unite both sides in a new ideological Cold War

RUSSIA: ‘Traditional Values’ unite both sides in a new ideological Cold War  Republicans and global authoritarians around the world from different political, cultural and social contexts use alarmingly similar tactics.   By Tatyana Margolin and Gillian Kane...

AFGHANISTAN: ‘The Taliban has a kill list’ for the Afghan LGBT community, NGO says

‘The Taliban has a kill list’ for the Afghan LGBT community, NGO says Since the Taliban took control of Afghanistan at the end of August the persecution of the country’s LGBT+ community has ramped up, forcing many to live in hiding, fearing for their lives. “We now...

GHANA: Archbishop of Canterbury speaks against draft anti-gay bill

GHANA: Archbishop of Canterbury speaks against draft anti-gay Bill  Ghana Web (27.10.2021) - https://bit.ly/3BrADgn - The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Revd. Justin Welby, has reminded members of the Anglican Church of the position they hold when it comes to the...

POLAND: More Polish regions revoke anti-LGBT declarations

More Polish regions revoke anti-LGBT declarations over EU funds withdrawal   Euronews (27.09.2021) - https://bit.ly/2WGtHO4 - Three more Polish regions have revoked anti-LGBT declarations over the threat of losing funds from the European Union. Councillors in the...

SWITZERLAND: Swiss voters set to back same-sex marriage

Swiss voters set to back same-sex marriage Initial projections suggest strong backing for bid to widen rights of same-sex couples. By Lili Bayer   POLITICO (26.09.2021) - https://politi.co/3F2Hz6v - The majority of Swiss voters have backed same-sex marriage in a...

AFGHANISTAN: LGBT+ Afghans in hiding, fearing death under Taliban

AFGHANISTAN: LGBT+ Afghans in hiding, fearing death under Taliban Gay men in Kabul say they are afraid for their lives under Taliban rule and hope to escape the country   By Rachel Savage   Openly News (19.08.2021) - https://bit.ly/3yjdTxn - Gay men in Kabul...

GHANA’s anti-gay bill condemned as ‘state-sponsored’ violence

GHANA's anti-gay bill condemned as 'state-sponsored' violence United Nations experts said the bill, which makes it a crime to be LGBT+, could 'create a recipe for conflict and violence'   By Nita Bhalla   Openly News (12.08.2021) - https://bit.ly/2Y3ymtJ - A...

GHANA: Anti-gay bill seeks prison terms for LGBT+ people

GHANA: Anti-gay bill seeks prison terms for LGBT+ people A new draft law in the West African nation proposes jail time for those who identify as LGBT+, and for anyone who offers assistance to the LGBT+ community.   By Nita Bhalla   Openly News (02.08.2021) -...

GEORGIA: Who are right-wing forces that attacked Georgia’s LGBTIQ+ ?

Who are right-wing forces that attacked Georgia's LGBTIQ+ ? By Gillian Kane And Mariam Kvaratskhelia   EU Observer (13.07.2021) - https://bit.ly/3edGWv2 - As citizens around the world mark the closing of gay pride month with celebratory marches and parades, in...

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