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The Indonesian government is facing global condemnation after posting employment opportunities the banned LGBTI applicants. According to reports by The Jakarta Post, Indonesia’s ministries of Trade and Defence, along with the Attorney General’s Office (AGO) listed employment opportunities for civil servant positions that excluded applicants who were “mentally disabled” or showed “sexual orientation or behavioural

Television personality Donald Tr*mp has vowed to bring an end to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. During his campaign speech Thursday night in Cincinnati, the President of the United States said at the Bank Arena: “We will achieve new breakthroughs in science and medicine. I see what they are doing. I see it. They show me.” He added: “The things we’re doing in our country today, there’s never been anything like it. We will be ending the AIDS epidemic shortly in America, and...

Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini has banned another rescue ship carrying forty migrants from entering Italian waters. The Alan Kurdi is run by German charity Sea-Eye and is heading towards Lampedusa. It is currently travelling towards the Italian island and will arrive in the afternoon of August 1. This rescue mission comes shortly after more than one-hundred migrants were allowed to disembark from a different boat in Sicily. But they were only able to do so after a new deal...

Representative Lynn Afendoulis has announced her intentions to introduce a bill that would mean only the American and the state flag can be flown outside governmental buildings in Michigan. Her bill is coming after the state’s governor, Gretchen Whitmer, flew the rainbow flag outside of the Romney Office Building for a day during Pride Month. Afendoulis said it was “inappropriate to promote social policy, even in the form of a flag, on state office buildings. “We shouldn’t be playing identity politics with...

(Reuters) - A federal judge in San Francisco on Wednesday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing a new rule that aimed to bar almost all asylum applications at the U.S.-Mexico border. U.S. District Judge Jon Tigar in the Northern District of California issued a preliminary injunction blocking the rule, which would require asylum-seekers to first pursue safe haven in a third country they had traveled through on their way to the United States. The decision makes inconsequential...

WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration pushed ahead with its attempts to crack down on migration at the southern border on Monday, defending in court a virtual ban it imposed on asylum seekers and issuing its second sweeping order within a week. A U.S. district judge in Washington heard arguments about whether to temporarily strike down the first new rule, which is designed to bar almost all immigrants from applying for asylum at the country’s...

en.kremlin.ru In a lengthy sit-down interview with Russian president Vladimir Putin, award-winning director Oliver Stone said that a widely-criticized Russian law designed to keep pro-LGBTQ material away from minors seems «sensible.»The law, put into place in 2013, in theory only bans «propaganda of non-traditional sexual relationships to minors.» In practice, however, it has been used to justify a broader crackdown on...

House Republicans are reportedly urging their colleagues in Congress to pressure Amazon to resume selling books that promote gay conversion therapy. Vice News reported on Friday that it had obtained a handout distributed on Wednesday by the Republican Study Committee — a conservative caucus that includes more than 70% of all GOP House members – urging members to “contact Amazon with concerns” about what they referred to as “Amazon censorship.” The “censorship” in question concerns Amazon’s decision to remove books by...

The Los Angeles LGBT Center participated in a roundtable discussion hosted by U.S. Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County), who is introducing legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives to federally ban conversion therapy. “If we are truly, as a community, going to thrive as healthy, equal, and complete, conversion therapy needs to stop—and it needs to stop now,” the Center’s Terra Russell-Slavin said at the roundtable, held at UCLA School of Law on June 6. Russell-Slavin, director of policy...

The House of Representatives just passed an amendment to reverse President Donald Tr*mp’s barbaric, homophobic policy that would ban transgender people from serving in the military. The amendment to the National Defense Authorization would put protections in place under law that state anyone who meets gender-neutral occupational standards can serve in the forces regardless of race, sexuality, religion or gender identity. Executive director of the National Center for Transgender Equality, Mara Keisling, said in a statement: “This is a crucial moment...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The attorney general for the District of Columbia issued subpoenas on Friday to the National Rifle Association and its charitable foundation seeking financial records in an investigation into their nonprofit status. District of Colombia Attorney General Karl Racine said in a statement his office “has issued subpoenas to the National Rifle Association of America (NRA) and the NRA Foundation, Inc., as part of an investigation into whether these entities violated the District’s Nonprofit Act.” The announcement,...
gay india

All sex acts between consenting adults, whether straight or gay, will now be legal The LGBTI community in India is celebrating as its Supreme Court ruled to overturn a law criminalizing gay sex. India’s Supreme Court on Thursday (5 September) ruled to abolish the colonial-era, Section 377 of the Penal Code. India has a population of 1.3 billion and and estimated LGBTI population of 78 million making this the biggest decriminalization verdict in history. Judges ruling on the high profile LGBTI rights...
Costa Rica

Costa Rica’s Supreme Court voted to end the ban on same-sex marriage earlier this week. According to Deutsche Welle, the Costa Rican Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday night that the laws banning same-sex marriage were discriminatory and must be immediately changed. The Supreme Court made this decision after the historic Inter-American Court of Human Rights ruling from January. While that original ruling was born from a Costa Rican case and acted as an example that marriage equality should be legal in...
Eurovision

The state broadcaster blurred rainbow flags in the crowd and removed the Irish performance altogether Eurovision banned the airing of this year’s final in China after it censored several moments in the semi-final including, LGBTI content. The singing competition blocked China’s Mango TV from airing the second semi-final after it did not air Ireland’s performance. The song by Ryan O’Shaughnessy featured two male dancers acting out a romantic storyline. Mango TV also blurred rainbow flags in the crowd and the tattoos of...

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