GLOBAL ANTI-LGBT HEADLINES 2019
Global Anti-LGBT Headlines 2019
Renewed LGBTI Crackdown in Chechnya Leaves 2 Dead and Over 40 Arrested
Gay Conversion App Available on Google Play Despite Request For Removal
LGBTQ Protections Now in Place for Congressional Staffers
On the Democrats’ first day in power, they passed a rules package that says that bars representatives and House employees from discriminating against LGBTQ people, according to LGBTQ Nation.
The LGBT Congressional Staff Association, or LGBT CSA, commended this decision, saying that it sends an impactful message about diversity within the House of Representatives, that LGBTQ people are welcome in DC and within the House, and that the House respects the identity and dignity of LGBTQ individuals.
HUNDREDS OF DUTCH PROTESTANT PASTORS SIGN ANTI-LGBTQ MANIFESTO
Brazil’s new president removes LGBT concerns from human rights ministry
Brazil’s new right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro removed concerns regarding the LGBT community from being considered by a new human rights ministry hours after his inauguration, part of a sweeping set of executive orders targeting some minority groups.
Bolsonaro stripped LGBT concerns from the ministry and named no other federal agency to consider such issues, The Associated Press reportedWednesday.