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Canada makes $30M pledge supporting global LGBT rights

Canada makes $30M pledge supporting global LGBT rights

Canada's government has pledged $30 million to improve LGBT lives in developing countries over the next five years.

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By Heather Cassell | February 6, 2019

In true Irish fashion, Fintan Warfield came to politics through folk songs from an era before his time: The 1960s.

By Heather Cassell | January 30, 2019

LGBT undocumented immigrants were part of a celebration last week in Silicon Valley.


By Heather Cassell | January 23, 2019

Protesters in San Francisco raised their voices in chants and song in an act of resistance against the attacks on Brazil's minority communities by President Jair Bolsonaro.

By Heather Cassell | January 16, 2019

LGBT activists sounded the alarm that Chechen authorities have renewed their crackdown on LGBTs in Chechnya, detaining several gay men and women.


By Heather Cassell | January 9, 2019

Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's new president, didn't waste any time attacking the country's minority communities, including LGBTs, when, hours after his inauguration, he signed a slew of executive orders removing some rights.

By Heather Cassell | January 2, 2019

In a year that celebrated the United Nation's 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, human rights, particularly LGBT rights, were profoundly under attack in 2018, according to leading human rights organizations.


By Heather Cassell | December 19, 2018

Vallejo LGBT activists and leaders of its sister city commission and association came together earlier this month to figure out responses to November's crackdown on the African country's LGBT community.

By Heather Cassell | December 12, 2018

A little more than a month after the latest anti-gay crackdown, LGBT Tanzanians are living underground or have fled the East African country out of fear.


By Heather Cassell | December 5, 2018

Pope Francis clarified his stance on gay priests and nuns serving as Catholic clergy with the release of his new book, "The Strength of a Vocation: Consecrated Life Today."

By Heather Cassell | November 28, 2018

Taiwan voters struck a harsh blow to the Southeast Asian country's LGBT community last weekend when voters rejected referendums on same-sex marriage and LGBT curriculum in schools.


By Heather Cassell | November 20, 2018

Costa Rica is poised to become the first Central American country to legalize same-sex marriage.

By Heather Cassell | November 14, 2018

A migrant caravan of nearly 80 people, many identifying as LGBT, arrived in Tijuana, Mexico, across the border from San Diego, November 11, surprising local community organizations.


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