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Printers ‘Facing Action’ For Refusing To Make Civil Partnership Invitations

Printers ‘Facing Action’ For Refusing To Make Civil Partnership Invitations

On the same day that the Republic of Ireland is voting on same-sex marriage rights yet another case of a couple receiving discrimination based on their sexuality has moved to the equalities tribunal. Partners Jonathon Brennan and John Kierans were reportedly turned away when they asked for a printers to make invitations for their civil […]

Americas Openly Gay Envoy For LGBT Rights To Visit Uganda

Americas Openly Gay Envoy For LGBT Rights To Visit Uganda

American President Barack Obama earlier this year created the position of Special Envoy for LGBT Rights in order to fight anti-LGBT legislation around the world and appointed openly gay senior diplomat Randy Berry to the role. In one of his first assignments Berry will be facing an incredibly tough challenge as he travels to Uganda […]

Texas University Bans Athletes From Same-Sex Relationships

Texas University Bans Athletes From Same-Sex Relationships

LeTourneau University in Longview, Texas has just updated their handbook for student athletes, and have made some shocking changes. According to reports on a number of media websites, it now reads ‘Consistent with our desire to celebrate and model a scriptural approach to sexuality, the university prohibits same-sex dating, behaviours and public advocacy for the […]

Army told by Serbian human rights organization to apologize to Major Helena

Army told by Serbian human rights organization to apologize to Major Helena

Major Helena served for 20 years before coming out as transgender. The Army immediately told her to resign saying she was a ‘stain’ on their reputation. Serbia is a hostile country for LGBT people, but it is getting better. In 2010 the LGBT 1,000 strong pride was attacked by 6,000 anti-gay protesters, Orthodox Christians and […]

UKIP Wants To Create Clause To Allow Christians To Oppose Gay Equality

UKIP Wants To Create Clause To Allow Christians To Oppose Gay Equality

It has been revealed that UKIP (The UK Independence Party) has pledged that if they are to be elected into power that they will introduce a ‘conscience clause’ that would allow Christians exemptions from anti-discrimination laws based on their religious beliefs. Though the promise was omitted from their main manifesto, a document outlining the parties […]

Louisiana School Finally Agrees to Allow Lesbian Student to Wear Tuxedo to Prom

Louisiana School Finally Agrees to Allow Lesbian Student to Wear Tuxedo to Prom

Patrick Taylor, principal of Carroll High School in Monroe, Louisiana, has given in to massive outcry and agreed to allow lesbian student Claudetteia Love to attend her school prom wearing a tuxedo. When Claudetteia first expressed her desire to attend her high school prom wearing a suit instead of a dress her school principal, Patrick […]

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon praises Conchita Wurst’s EuroVision win as an electrifying moment of human rights education

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon praises Conchita Wurst’s EuroVision win as an electrifying moment of human rights education

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon thanked Conchita for her beautiful melody then said, “what a great way to mark the 35’th anniversary of the UN Vienna Center in Austria. Ban Ki-moon said, “I usually don’t follow the EuroVision song contest, but this time I didn’t fail. When I heard that she won I knew that she […]

Malaysia Transgenders : Discriminated, humiliated, abused are only a few of them.

Malaysia Transgenders : Discriminated, humiliated, abused are only a few of them.

MALAYSIA: No longer a moderate country: Transgender people are under THREAT. Stripped down, sexually harassed, force on for sex, and getting beaten up. These are just a few of what Malaysian Transwomen and Transmen gone through. The threat that has been given to trans individuals ares seemingly unfair and unjust. On Thursday, The Human Rights […]

Dalhousie student Jessica Dempsey waiting on the Human Rights Ruling

Dalhousie student Jessica Dempsey waiting on the Human Rights Ruling

Even universities that have policies inclusive of gender expression aren’t perfect. This held true for transgender student Jessica Dempsey, a student at Dalhousie University. The harassment and transphobia she faced overwhelmed her resulting in an inability to concentrate. Jessica’s grades suffered so bad that eventually she lost her student funding. Jessica refused the settlement offered […]

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