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Out in the World: Polish lawmakers pass anti-LGBTQ amendment to education law

Out in the World: Polish lawmakers pass anti-LGBTQ amendment to education law

Polish lawmakers in the country's lower house of parliament on January 13 voted 227-214 in favor of a bill that will increase government oversight of schools.

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By Heather Cassell | January 13, 2022

Search engine and social media companies are failing to root out disinformation about widely debunked conversion therapy, according to two new reports released January 12.

By Heather Cassell | January 5, 2022

Hong Kong lesbian Cantopop singer and pro-democracy activist Denise Ho is out on bail following her arrest late last month.


By Heather Cassell | December 29, 2021

The year started out on a hopeful note. The world was looking forward to getting past a dark period in America's leadership and the global COVID-19 pandemic.

By Heather Cassell | December 22, 2021

Some African LGBTQ refugees are finding new hope in Kenya through the Organization for Refuge, Asylum and Migration's livelihoods programs.


By Heather Cassell | December 15, 2021

Conservatives led the charge in Canada's Parliament to vote to ban conversion therapy for minors.

By Heather Cassell | December 9, 2021

LGBTQ Afghan refugees were among the 250 refugees who arrived in Canada last week.


By Heather Cassell | December 8, 2021

Updated: Wedding bells are expected to ring in Chile after the president signed a bill legalizing same-sex marriage.

By Heather Cassell | December 1, 2021

Global Black Pride will host its first in-person event in Toronto, July 28-31.


By Heather Cassell | November 24, 2021

Swiss same-sex couples can walk down the aisle starting July 1, the Federal Council announced November 17.

By Heather Cassell | November 18, 2021

This year marks a new beginning for Puerto Rico's LGBTQ community following the deadliest year for transgender people in the U.S. territory in 2020.


By Heather Cassell | November 12, 2021

Rainbow Railroad announced that the first group of LGBTQ Afghan refugees arrived in the United Kingdom just before Halloween.

By Heather Cassell | November 10, 2021

Israel's LGBTQ community has been hit with a one-two punch — Atraf, an Israeli gay dating app, was hacked and information on users was leaked, meanwhile sexual misconduct accusations were made against two prominent gay community leaders.


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