- Associated Press via Yahoo UK & Ireland News23 Aug 22:17
The openly gay police chief of a small South Carolina town has been suspended from her job for five days, but the town administrator said it has nothing to do with her sexual orientation.
- International Business Times via Yahoo UK & Ireland News22 Aug 11:34
Nigerian police are looking for two people accused of having organised a gay marriage in the city of Sokoto, capital of Sokoto state. Homosexuality is illegal in Nigeria. Amnesty International said the new legislation disregards human rights and warned it mirrored the laws enforced by the military dictators who ruled Nigeria until 1999.
- The Atlantic via Yahoo UK & Ireland News25 Aug 21:53
Change in America is a funny thing. It took two centuries for the country to agree that a black woman could marry a white man. On the other hand, same-sex marriage bans collapsed just a decade after the first state awarded recognition to gay couples. And there’s new evidence that national views are swinging even more quickly when it comes transgender Americans.
- International Business Times via Yahoo UK & Ireland News25 Aug 11:38
The Indian government has unveiled a new draft law to ban commercial surrogacy in the country. If approved by parliament, the proposed measure will hit foreigners – including overseas citizens of India – gay couples, and unmarried couples who wish to have children through a surrogate mother. If passed as law, it will hit the lucrative yet unregulated business, dubbed 'rent-a-womb' in India.
- International Business Times UK22 Aug 11:40
Nigerians involved in gay marriage or civil union face imprisonment for up to 14 years.
- العربي الجديد25 Aug 13:40
An Iranian refugee is suing Canada's public broadcaster and two affiliated journalists after CBC aired a documentary that he says outed him as gay without his consent and which led to abuse and harassment in Iran.
- Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo UK & Ireland News12 Aug 20:48
The US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released its first study on the risks facing lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) high school students in the United States on Friday. After surveying more than 15,000 students and analyzing data from various school districts across the country from 2015, the CDC found that LGB students in grades 9 through 12 experience sexual and physical violence at a much...
- Metro25 Aug 13:45
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- Daily Mail22 Aug 12:07
Journalist Shannon Power has recalled the night a gay man grabbed her vagina in a nightclub at Oxford Street in inner-Sydney and said his sexuality did not excuse the assault.
- Daily Mail13 Aug 00:29
Gay, lesbian, and bisexual students are far more likely to be raped or assaulted in a dating situation, according to a new government study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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