Global LGBT Headlines

LGBT Headlines From Around The Globe       News items by Eikon/Gay Nation. Click on the logo to sign up for news updates or visit the Gay Nation website   President of Cuba Announces His Support For Same-Sex Marriage   Queer Eye and RuPaul Big Winners at Creative Arts Emmy Awards     Indian Supreme Court Rules Homosexuality is […]

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Malaysian Anti-LGBT Hostilities

Malaysian Anti-LGBT Hostilities    LGBT rights in Malaysia Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons in Malaysia face legal challenges not experienced by non-LGBT residents. Sodomy is a crime in the country, under a British Empire colonial era law. Social attitudes towards the LGBT community are also shaped by Islam, the official religion in Malaysia. Human Rights Watch states that “Discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people […]

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Global Anti-LGBT Headlines 2018

    Prejudiced against or opposed to homosexuality or homosexuals.   Homophobic attacks on gay/bi-sexual people (queer bashing) are sadly a very real threat today. These criminal offences can be for robbery, discrimination, or for more sinister reasons. Personal Safety and Awareness Stephen Fry takes on global anti-LGBTI leaders This important documentary should be shared with all people. The LGBTQI […]

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LGBT Domestic Violence/Abuse

LGBT Domestic Violence/Abuse   The UK Home Office defines domestic violence and abuse as: ‘Any incident, or pattern of incidents, of controlling, coercive, threatening behaviour, violence or abuse between those aged 16 or over who are, or have been, intimate partners or family members regardless of gender or sexuality.’ Domestic abuse can include, but is not limited to, the following: […]

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Mental Health News & Updates

Mental Health News & Updates   Mental health: a state of well-being Updated August 2014 Mental health is defined as a state of well-being in which every individual realises his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his community. The […]

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Paris 2018 Gay Games

GAY GAMES is an event for inclusion & respect of diversity Held every four years for more than 32 years, GAY GAMES, a hymn to love, advocates a society for all diversities. Paris is the perfect host to celebrate this 10th edition, which is expected 10,000 participants from over 80 countries! Supported by the highest French institutional and sporting bodies, […]

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Pride Matters

Pride Matters Our Matter of Pride survey earlier this year showed us that pride means many things to many people. For 78% of the LGBT+ community it means celebration, while for 62% it means diversity. So to come up with one theme that works for everyone is certainly no easy task. That’s why this year our theme is “Pride Matters” […]

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