“They have made us feel invisible. Invisible and illegal”

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Voices Of Kenya shares testimonials of Kenyans who will be directly affected by failed attempt at decriminalising same-sex relationships BY BEATRICE VASQUES. IMAGE ARTSY SOLOMON. Same-sex relationships are still illegal in 70 countries, half of them in Africa, where queer people are still persecuted for their sexual orientation. Kenya is – unfortunately – still one [….]

In the face of discrimination

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On IDAHOBIT, Anisa Easterbrook learns about LGBTQI rights in Poland BY ANISA EASTERBROOK Today marks International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia or, the shortened catchier version that you’ll see trending on Twitter which has absolutely nothing to do with The Lord Of The Rings – IDAHOBIT. This day was created in 2004 to [….]

Rainbow Europe calls for immediate action over “stagnation and regression on LGBTI equality”

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“If ever there was a time to put high political priority on LGBTI equality, it is now!” BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE Rainbow Europe 2019 has revealed not only a standstill but “a visible backslide on laws and policies safeguarding equality and the human rights of LGBTI people” in a significant number of European countries. Officially unveiled in [….]

Celebrities urge followers to boycott hotels owned by Brunei monarch

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Ellen DeGeneres, Billie Jean King and George Clooney are among those sharing the list of international hotels BY LUCY KNIGHT Celebrities including Ellen DeGeneres and Billie Jean King are encouraging their followers to boycott hotels owned by Brunei’s monarch, Hassanal Bolkiah. This comes after new laws were effected on Wednesday in the south-east Asian country, [….]