Sunday, October 24, 2021

LGBT

Chinese social media giant WeChat shuts LGBT accounts

Contents of the closed WeChat accounts, which included personal stories and photos of group events, were erased.

Transgender Turks fear more open hostility from authorities

Advocates say transgender people in Turkey face increasing violence and discrimination, including denial of jobs, housing, health care and education.

We decide what to teach our kids about sex, Slovenian PM tells EU

Imposing “imaginary European values,” like LGBT promotion he argued, would be the “fastest road to collapse” for the bloc.

Lesbians and single women to get IVF rights in France

There has been resistance in the streets, with political and religious conservatives demanding the bill be scrapped.

Czech president calls transgender people ‘disgusting’

He says he can understand gays and lesbians but not 'these transgender people'.

US state bans transgender girls from competing in female school sports

Supporters of the bill say that women and girls would be at a disadvantage against transgender female athletes who were designated male at birth but have since transitioned.

Singapore wags finger at US embassy for co-hosting LGBT webinar

The foreign ministry in its admonition says that issues such as sexual orientation 'are choices for only Singaporeans to debate and decide'.

Menteri minta pindaan undang-undang syariah berkaitan LGBT dibuat secara hemah

Zulkifli berkata pendekatan yang hendak diambil mestilah dengan cara mendidik.

Same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional, Japan court finds

Japan is the only country in the G7 group of developed nations that does not allow same-sex marriage.

Catholic Church ties itself in knots over gays tying the knot

Pope Francis has approved the response by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, saying it is 'not intended to be a form of unjust discrimination, but rather a reminder of the truth of the liturgical rite'.

Homosexuality can be called a mental disorder, rules Chinese court

The gay Chinese community has accused the textbook’s editors and the courts of being out of touch with contemporary culture.

2 students arrested in Turkey for ‘inciting hatred’ over Mecca LGBT poster

The poster depicted a mythical half-woman and half-snake on the Kaaba with flags of LGBT, lesbian, trans and asexual people.

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