LGBT

India's LGBTQ community joins citizenship law protests

Members of LGBTQ community and others march in New Delhi as protests against 'anti-Muslim' law continue across India.

India's LGBTQ community joins citizenship law protests

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Transgender Germans seek compensation after forced sterilisation

Prior to legal reform in 2011, sterilisation was mandatory to change one's sex on identity documents.

Transgender Germans seek compensation after forced sterilisation

LGBT

Vogue cover to feature Mexico's transgender 'muxe' women

Iconic fashion magazine to shine spotlight on Mexico's indigenous transgender women with front-page splash next month.

Vogue cover to feature Mexico's transgender 'muxe' women

Myanmar

Myanmar government urged to scrap colonial-era law on gay sex

Myanmar one of more than 40 countries where laws introduced by British entrench discrimination against LGBT people.

Myanmar government urged to scrap colonial-era law on gay sex

LGBT

Turkish students, lecturer on trial for banned LGBTI march

Defendants face up to 3 years in prison if convicted of 'unlawful assembly and protest' at annual event in Ankara.

Turkish students, lecturer on trial for banned LGBTI march

Singapore

Singapore court to hear cases seeking to decriminalise gay sex

City-state has retained an old British law that criminalises gay sex, but several legal challenges hope to change that.

Singapore court to hear cases seeking to decriminalise gay sex

Football

Liverpool assured LGBT fans welcome at Qatar event

Club CEO says it has received assurances fans of all sexual orientations will be welcome in the conservative nation.

Liverpool assured LGBT fans welcome at Club World Cup in Qatar

Northern Ireland

Abortion to be decriminalised in Northern Ireland

Much to the chagrin of the DUP, Northern Ireland will be brought into regulatory alignment with the rest of the UK.

Abortion to be decriminalised in Northern Ireland

France

French National Assembly approves IVF for lesbians, single women

Critics have promised to fight as the controversial legislation moves to the Senate.

French National Assembly approves IVF for lesbians, single women

LGBT

Nine US Democratic presidential hopefuls to tackle LGBT issues

Rights advocates have expressed dismay at the Trump administration's record on LGBT issues.

Nine US Democratic presidential hopefuls to tackle LGBT issues

Human Rights

Tension over gay rights moves to fore in Polish election

Members of LGBT+ communities feel increasingly unsafe as Poland's political rhetoric turns ever more hostile.

Tension over gay rights moves to fore in Polish election

Mongolia

Charges in Mongolia LGBT attack hint at changing attitudes

Police bring charges against far-right group after attack on transgender sex worker investigated as a hate crime.

Charges in Mongolia LGBT attack hint at changing attitudes

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US Supreme Court weighs rights of LGBT employees

The court will determine whether a landmark federal anti-discrimination law applies to gay and transgender workers.

US Supreme Court weighs rights of LGBT employees

LGBT

LGBT+ communities targeted ahead of Polish election

The ruling party has made 'LGBT ideology' a key issue in its election campaign, saying it is a 'foreign influence'.

LGBT+ communities targeted ahead of Polish election

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Gay fathers get less paid parental leave than other couples

Study finds that on average, same-sex male couples had five fewer months of paid leave than different-sex couples.

Gay fathers get less paid parental leave than other couples