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Out in the World: Hungary's parliament OKs anti-LGBTQ propaganda law

Out in the World: Hungary's parliament OKs anti-LGBTQ propaganda law

Hungary's parliament voted 157-1 in favor of the anti-LGBTQ propaganda law June 15.

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By Heather Cassell | June 9, 2021

A judge in Ghana denied bail for 21 LGBTQ activists who were arrested during a police raid of a human rights conference in the West African country.

By Heather Cassell | June 2, 2021

Several key elections with LGBTQ candidates on the ballots are playing out in Chile, Mexico, and Vietnam just in time for Pride Month.


By Heather Cassell | May 26, 2021

The Philippine Commission on Human Rights and the national police vow justice for the killing earlier this month of online personality Ebeng Mayor, a transgender man.

By Heather Cassell | May 19, 2021

Thousands of protesters turned out to demonstrate against a proposed same-sex civil partnerships bill that members of Lithuania's Parliament are anticipated to debate next month.


By Heather Cassell | May 12, 2021

LGBTQ Ugandan activists are mobilizing against the Sexual Offenses Bill 2019 before Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni signs it into law.

By Heather Cassell | May 5, 2021

Lawmakers passing the country's same-sex marriage bill's first vote in parliament's lower chamber April 29 thrilled LGBTQ Czechs.


By Heather Cassell | April 28, 2021

The Organization for Refuge, Asylum and Migration recently launched an in-depth research project to examine the conditions of LGBTQ asylum seekers and refugees at the Kakuma Refugee Camp in northern Kenya.

By Heather Cassell | April 28, 2021

In another reversal of the previous administration, U.S. embassies received a cable from Secretary of State Antony Blinken last week containing a "blanket authorization" to raise the Pride flag this year.


By Heather Cassell | April 21, 2021

Peru elected its first lesbian to the South American country's Congress. Days earlier, the country's first elected openly transgender woman died from COVID-19.

By Heather Cassell | April 14, 2021

LGBTQ African activists have called upon human rights and humanitarian organizations to expedite evacuation of queer refugees from Kenya's Camp Kakuma following the death of Ugandan refugee activist Chriton "Trinidad" Atuhwera.


By Heather Cassell | April 8, 2021

Two decades ago, four same-sex couples said, "I do," in Amsterdam's city hall.

By Heather Cassell | April 8, 2021

LGBTQ Caribbean activists' decades-long challenges against countries to gain equality are lining up in multiple courts, creating a potential tidal wave ushering in queer rights for the region.


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