Monday, June 21, 2021


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.

Aceh flogs 2 men caught having sex by neighbours

A shariah court last month sentenced each man to 80 strokes, but they were caned 77 times after remission for time spent in prison.

Asking for some kindness

Sexual minorities are not likely to have a lot of kindness in which to put their hopes any time soon.

American LGBT woman to be deported after viral tweets on Bali

Her e-book 'Our Bali Life Is Yours' is said to have links to visa agents and tips on how foreigners could get into the country.

Rights group warns against targeting LGBT after spectre of heavier punishments

Lawyers for Liberty urges the government to follow the example of other Muslim-majority countries that have recognised the rights of the transgender community.

Hukuman lebih berat untuk LGBT, kata timbalan menteri

Pindaan ini dilihat perlu bagi menangani salah laku melibatkan LGBT.

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