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Zambian Police seeks to arrest “lesbian couple”

Police in Zambia are currently circulating the picture of an alleged lesbian couple, asking the public for any information that can lead to their arrest. Zambian media platform, Mwebantu is reporting that the police in Lusaka have been flaunting their relationship and intimate pictures on social media adding that officers from the Cybercrime unit have instituted investigations in… Read More Zambian Police seeks to arrest “lesbian couple”

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Help save Tunisia’s only LGBT shelter

Shams, a Tunisian LGBT organisation, currently runs the only shelter in Tunisia for homeless lesbian, gay, bi, and transgender people. After months seeking financial support, their resources have dried up. The shelter could shut down by the end of February. Donate to help save Tunisia’s only LGBT shelter. This is a message from All Out.

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Zimbabwe’s President says he won’t campaign for LGBT Rights

Zimbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa, has shared his thoughts on the rights of LGBT people in his country. In an interview with CNN’s Richard Quest at the World Economic Forum in Davos, he said “Those people who want it are the people who should canvass for it, but it’s not my duty to campaign for this.”  In Zimbabwe,… Read More Zimbabwe’s President says he won’t campaign for LGBT Rights

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EU Court bans sexual orientation tests for asylum seekers

The EU Court has ruled that asylum seekers should not be forced to undergo tests to prove that they are gay. This follows an appeal by a Nigerian man after Hungry refused him asylum because the psychological tests did not prove he was gay. Called The Rorschach test, it is a  psychological evaluation in which subjects’ perceptions… Read More EU Court bans sexual orientation tests for asylum seekers

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Indian Royal Names LGBT Centre After Fellow Royal Activist

Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil, an openly gay Indian royal, has named his LGBT centre after a fellow Indian royal, Kanwar Amarjit Singh of the Kapurthala Family, as the pair bravely tackle the lingering stigma of being LGBT in India.  Prince Manvendra, son and heir of the Maharaja of Rajpipla in Gujarat, will run the centre with his… Read More Indian Royal Names LGBT Centre After Fellow Royal Activist

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Trevor Noah, This is Us, Kehlani, The Wound nominated for the 29th GLAAD Awards; Jay Z to receive Special Recognition Award

The nominees for the 29th annual GLAAD Media Awards are here. GLAAD, the world’s largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, announced the nominees live from the Sundance Film Festival. The GLAAD Media Awards honor media for their fair, accurate, and inclusive representations of the LGBTQ community and the issues that affect their lives. The GLAAD Media… Read More Trevor Noah, This is Us, Kehlani, The Wound nominated for the 29th GLAAD Awards; Jay Z to receive Special Recognition Award