Tag: LGBTQ Exploitation

June 6, 2019

Transgender Russian Seeks Freedom I...

Francis Savinovskikh made headlines in Russia when the authorities took two foster children away, citing concerns that their upbringing was not “traditional.” At the time, Savinovskikh had the name Yulia and didn’t accept being a man. Savinovskikh fled to Spain to seek political asylum — and was recognized by the authorities there as a man

May 24, 2019

Gay Refugees in Kenya Wait for Rese...

For decades, Kenya has hosted refugees fleeing conflict, drought and persecution in East Africa, including sexual minorities. Most gay refugees hope to resettle outside Africa to Western countries where gay rights are better protected. But while they wait, a process that can take years, one group of gay refugees is helping inform and educate others about their situation

May 17, 2019

Serbia’s Novi Sad Holds For F...

Gay parades have been held every year in the Serbian capital, Belgrade, since 2014 without serious incident but safeguarded by hundreds of police officers. Previous gay-pride marches were marred by violence

Mass Weddings Planned as Taiwan OKs...

Opinion surveys in 2012 and 2015 found that slight majorities of Taiwanese support same-sex marriage, but local media outlet The News Lens and PollcracyLab found in a March 2018 survey that people held “malleable” views based on how the term “legalization” was framed

March 6, 2019

Drugged And Attacked: A Kyrgyz Tran...

A Kyrgyz woman has described how she was drugged and attacked by a group of men after their discovered she was transgender. The first sex-reassigment surgery was performed in Kyrgystan in 2014, and Kyrgyz citizens can now change their legal gender, provided they have undergone surgery

February 15, 2019

Kenya High Court Ruling on Decrimin...

Kenya’s LGBT community is looking forward to a ruling that might decriminalize gay sexual relations in Kenya’s constitution. The ruling, expected this month, is raising hopes for LGBT persons across the region

February 10, 2019

Amnesty: Ukrainian Authorities R...

The attacks against a range of individuals and groups have come in the form of threats and physical violence from extremist groups to the canceling of broadcasting licenses of specific media outlets by the authorities.

January 5, 2019

Despite Fatwa, Transgender People i...

Nevertheless, the general public still harasses and abuses them, and families often shun them. Discrimination in the workplace has forced some into prostitution and others to kill themselves

December 27, 2018

Looking Back: “From Now On We Ar...

According to Supreme Court of India,section 377 of the Indian Penal Code is the violation of the Constitution of India.Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code,1860 makes criminals out of homosexuals

November 23, 2018

Taiwan Voters to Decide Fate of Sam...

An initiative passes in Taiwan if at least 25 percent of eligible voters cast ballots and most of them are in favor. About 19.1 million people qualify to vote

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