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Attacks against LGBTI people rise dramatically in Germany

Attacks against LGBTI people rise dramatically in Germany

New figures released in Germany show the amount of attacks against LGBTI people have almost doubled in the last decade. The country’s interior ministry has reported the growing number of reported attacks, leading to politicians to call for more preventative action to be taken. According to Deutsche Welle in 2013, police recorded 50 attacks on lesbian, gay, […]

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Mother of Manchester bombing victim welcomes security review

Mother of Manchester bombing victim welcomes security review

The UK Conservatives have pledged to review venue security laws if re-elected to government, after a lengthy campaign led by the mother of one of the victims of the Manchester bombing in 2017. Figen Murray has been campaigning for stronger security measures after her gay son, Martyn Hett, was among 22 people killed and 59 […]

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Sources say Eurovision “too gay” for Hungary as nation exits contest

Sources say Eurovision “too gay” for Hungary as nation exits contest

Hungary has pulled out of the annual Eurovision Song Contest as the country sees a surge in anti-LGBTI+ sentiment under a far-right government. Speaking to The Guardian, a staff member at MTVA – Hungary’s public broadcaster – said that no official reason was given for the decision, it was assumed that Prime Minister Victor Orban’s government […]

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Travels for concerns for LGBTI people in Malaysia following arrests

Travels for concerns for LGBTI people in Malaysia following arrests

Concern over the safety of LGBTIQ+ Australian travelling through and working in Malaysia has increased following the arrest of two Vietnamese tourists who have been charged with having consensual and private sex. Tang Van Duc, 22, and Lee Vu Linh, 29, appeared in court in Butterworth in the North Seberang Perai District of Penang yesterday and […]

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Journalist Andy Ngo Suspended from Twitter over transgender comments

Journalist Andy Ngo Suspended from Twitter over transgender comments

Journalist Andy Ngo has been temporarily suspended from social media platform Twitter over comments he made about the number of black transgender women killed in the USA. Ngo, has written for a number of publications including Quillette, The New York Times and The Post  Millennial, and has been described as a right wing provocateur. His […]

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Haitian LGBTIQ activist found dead under suspicious circumstances

Haitian LGBTIQ activist found dead under suspicious circumstances

One of Haiti’s most prominent LGBTIQ activists, Jeudy Charlot, was found dead at his home in Pétion-Ville outside of the capital of Port-au-Prince on the morning of Monday, November 25th. The circumstances of his death are still unclear and an autopsy is needed to determine the cause of death. Jeudy Charlot, affectionately known by many […]

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Man attacked in possible hate crime in Bronx subway station

Man attacked in possible hate crime in Bronx subway station

A US man has been assaulted in what appears to be an unprovoked hate crime. Twenty one year old Dazjuan Starr was attacked on Friday on a Bronx subway platform by an unknown assailant who was carrying a hammer. Starr was assaulted by the man and then pushed on to the railway tracks. The suspect reportedly […]

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Young Russian man Maxim Pankratov in hiding over educational video

Young Russian man Maxim Pankratov in hiding over educational video

A young Russian man has been forced into hiding after an investigation was launched into an educational video series he took part in. Maxim Pankratov, 21, is a young gay man who appeared in a ‘real talk’ video series where children asked adults from different backgrounds questions about their lives. Pankratov appeared as a gay man, […]

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Anti-trans, Anti-gay activist Caroline Farrow banned from entering the US

Anti-trans, Anti-gay activist Caroline Farrow banned from entering the US

Caroline Farrow, who has been described as an ardent campaigner against LGBTI rights, has been denied entry to USA. Farrow says it a scheme created by transgender people and their allies. The British journalist and wife of an Anglican priest, writes regularly for a range of religious, and politically right wing, publications including Catholic Herald, […]

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UK charity Mermaids release powerful ad supporting trans kids

UK charity Mermaids release powerful ad supporting trans kids

UK charity Mermaids, which supports transgender youth, has released a powerful new commercial that highlights the effects of continual negative media coverage and social commentary about young people who are transgender. The clip sees a young girl struggling to be heard over a barrage of negative media reports. The United Kingdom, like Australia, has seen […]

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